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Congratulating the 2018 Endocrine Fellows Series Awardees 

Congratulations to the 2018 awardees for this year’s Osteoporosis Fellows Series being held August 1 — 2 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. This two-day conference is designed for clinical endocrine fellows in adult and pediatric programs that are looking to update their knowledge of rare bone diseases and clinical best practices.  The faculty will select the top four abstracts presented at the Osteoporosis conference for an additional speaking session at the Santa Fe Bone...
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Five Endocrine Society Leaders Join Its Governing Council

Five new Officers and Council Members will join the leadership of the Endocrine Society, the world’s largest global membership organization of endocrinologists dedicated to accelerating scientific innovation and improving health worldwide. The Society is a global community of 18,000 clinicians and researchers energized by the promise of unravelling the mysteries of hormone disorders to care...
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Endocrine Society Newsmakers in December

USA Today‘s Diagnosis: Diabetes Magazine—Dollars & Cents: Experts suggest ways to offset rising insulin costs Clinical Affairs Core Committee Chair Robert Lash, MD, discussed the importance of using diabetes medications as directed in the national newspaper’s digital magazine on diabetes. Le Monde —Perturbateurs endocriniens : la fabrique d’un mensonge (Endocrine disrupters: the manufacture of a...
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Members in the News: Teresa Woodruff Participates in Reddit AMA

EarlyCareersWoodruff Former Endocrine Society president Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University in Chicago, yesterday participated in an Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on the social media site Reddit. The platform allows the participant to field questions from “Redditors,” so we’d thought we’d share some of the highlights below. Of course, each...
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Members in the News: John W. Funder Awarded Fondation IPSEN Endocrine Regulations Prize

Endocrine Society member John W. Funder, MD, PhD, of Prince Henry’s Institute in Victoria, Australia, today was awarded the Fondation PSEN Endocrine Regulations Prize for his work on endocrine aspects of hypertension, including primary aldosteronism. The award was presented at the International Congress of Endocrinology — Chinese Society of Endocrinology in Beijing. As Business Wire points out, Funder...
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Exposure to Chemicals Released During Fracking May Harm Fertility

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals linked to altered hormone levels, ovarian development in mice.  Prenatal exposure to chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, may threaten fertility in female mice, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s journal Endocrinology. The study was the first to find a link between chemical exposure and adverse reproductive and developmental...