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Lab Notes Q&A: Laura Alonso, MD

Alonso head shot Endocrine News talks with Laura Alonso, MD, from Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center where she discusses research funding and how she hopes her research improves the lives of patients with diabetes. Laura Alonso, MD, is a physician-scientist working on a cutting-edge approach to replenish the body’s insulin-producing beta cells to treat diabetes....
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2019 Early Investigators Award Winners Roundtable

awards Each year at ENDO, the Endocrine Society recognizes endocrine researchers who are in the blossoming stages of their research careers with Early Investigator Awards. Endocrine News rounded up this year’s recipients to ask them about their research, their labs, and the award will help them reach their research goals. For researchers in the early stages...
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Q&A: James L. Rosenzweig, MD

Rosenzweig_James-5x7 Endocrine News talks with James Rosenzweig, MD, chair of the task force that developed the latest Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline on Preventing Cardiovascular Disease and Type 2 Diabetes in Patients at Metabolic Risk. A new Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline states that measuring waistline, blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar during doctor’s visits could...
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Lab Notes Q&A: Charis Eng, MD, PhD

Job # 072422 Boyle  07-31-13 Charis Eng, MD, PhD, from the Cleveland Clinic, discusses her research of tumor suppressor genes, endocrine neoplasias, and why an accurate family history is so important to determine when a cancer screening should be performed. The American Cancer Society’s Medal of Honor recognizes individuals who have made the most valuable contributions in saving more lives...
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Lab Notes Q&A: Mark Nixon, PhD

Nixon Profile Pic At the University of Edinburgh, Mark Nixon, PhD, recently became a principal investigator as he seeks to unlock the mysteries of developing cardiovascular disease and its link to obesity and type 2 diabetes. He reminisces about his first experiments as a child as well as why he’s staying in academia. Mark Nixon, PhD, recently entered...
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Lab Notes: Q&A — A Legacy of Mentorship

Habener Joel Joel F. Habener, MD, the Endocrine Society’s 2018 Outstanding Mentor Laureate Award recipient, explains why it’s never too early to have a mentor and why — into his 80s — he still values his own mentor! When the Endocrine Society honored Joel Habener, MA, MD, with the 2018 Laureate “Outstanding Mentor” Award, many heads were...
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Mind the Gap: Health Services Research

Vimalananda Frustrated by the gaps she saw between theoretical and actual patient outcomes, Varsha Vimalananda, MD, MPH, decided to pursue a career in health services research, which looks at quality, access, and costs of healthcare, and may even help endocrinologists lead the way for measuring and improving how endocrine care is delivered. During her clinical training,...