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From a Distance: Encouraging Physical Distancing to Slow COVID-19

SLP Jameson 125 Endocrine News spoke with J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD, editor-in-chief, Journal of the Endocrine Society, about his March editorial in the New York Times that urged physical distancing in order to save lives. He discusses the editorial’s impact, the importance of videoconferencing, and COVID-19’s lasting impact on healthcare. On March 24, J. Larry Jameson, MD,...
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Pushing Boundaries: Q&A with Christopher B. Newgard, PhD

Newgard.Christopher Fresh from receiving his 2020 Laureate Award for Outstanding Innovation, Christopher B. Newgard, PhD, discusses how collaboration has shaped his research and why he focuses on metabolomics to unlock the mysteries of cardiometabolic diseases.   Christopher B. Newgard, PhD, does not hesitate to give credit to the many mentors and colleagues who have inspired his...
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Bare Benches: Research During the COVID-19 Outbreak

As the COVID-19 virus has spread around the world, more and more people are told to work from home. That includes scientists, researchers, lab techs, PhD students, and others who have had to leave the bench behind. Endocrine News reached out to researchers and basic scientists to see how life in their labs has changed,...
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Artificial Intelligence Improves X-ray Identification of Patients with Broken Bones

Artificial intelligence that can “read” electronic radiology reports and flag patients with broken bones who are at risk of osteoporosis outperformed the traditional manual method of health care professionals reading X-ray reports, a new study finds. The results were presented during a virtual news conference hosted by the Endocrine Society. The new search tool, called...
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FDA Approves First Treatment for Thyroid Eye Disease

In January, Endocrine News reported on the possible upcoming availability of teprotumumab as a promising treatment for of thyroid eye disease (TED), a serious, progressive and vision-threatening rare autoimmune disease that is associated with proptosis (eye bulging), diplopia (double vision), blurred vision, pain, inflammation, and facial disfigurement. Up to 50% of patients with Graves’ disease...
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Pros & Cons: Breaking Free from Burnout

andrisse Stanley Andrisse, PhD, MBA, has a remarkable story that has taken him from a prison cell to Johns Hopkins University. He knows firsthand the effects of burnout and how to overcome it. He shares his tips on avoiding burnout and how he achieves an ideal work/life balance, as well as his own amazing journey. Stanley Andrisse,...
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The Challenges of Lab Relocation

If you thought moving your home was stressful, wait until you have to move your lab! We share some tips from someone who has been there, moved that! Moving companies may be the only ones who like moving. The packing, unpacking, and setting up in a new place can give anyone months-long anxiety. When the...