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Grants & Awards

Journal awards

To distinguish excellence in endocrine research and practice by recognising authors for their contribution to the wider biomedical and biological sciences field. 

Up to five awards are presented annually at the SfE BES conference to the authors of the highest ranked papers selected by the Editorial Board and which are published in Journal of Endocrinology, Journal of Molecular Endocrinology, Endocrine-Related Cancer, Clinical Endocrinology and Endocrine Connections

 

Journal of Endocrinology’s focus is on endocrine physiology and metabolism, including hormone secretion, hormone action and biological effects. The journal considers basic and translational studies at the organ, tissue and whole organism level.

Previous awards

2017   A vital region for human glycoprotein hormone trafficking revealed by an LHB mutation

Full abstract and author group: http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/JOE-16-0384

2016   Hippocampal spine changes across the sleep-wake cycle: corticosterone and kinases

Full abstract and author group: http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/JOE-15-0078

2015   Potential biomarker of metformin action

Full abstract and author group: http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/JOE-14-0084

2014   Mice Deficient in PAPP-A Show Resistance to the Development of Diabetic Nephropathy

Full abstract and author group: http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/JOE-13-0167

Journal of Molecular Endocrinology publishes articles on molecular and cellular mechanisms in endocrinology, including gene regulation, cell biology, signalling, mutations and transgenesis. The journal considers basic and pathophysiological studies at the molecule and cell level.

Previous awards

2017   MuRF1 mono-ubiquitinates TRα to inhibit T3 induced cardiac hypertrophy in vivo

Full abstract and author group: http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/JME-15-0283

2016   Gene expression changes in subcutaneous adipose tissue due to Cushing's disease

Full abstract and author group: http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/JME-15-0119

2015   1,25-Vitamin D3 promotes cardiac differentiation through modulation of the WNT signaling pathway

Full abstract and author group: http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/JME-14-0168

2014   Thyroid-specific inactivation of KIF3A alters TSH signaling pathway and leads to hypothyroidism

Full abstract and author group: http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/JME-12-0219

Endocrine-Related Cancer is a high-impact journal publishing basic, translational and clinical research on hormones and cancer, and in cancers of endocrine organs.

Previous awards

2017  Social isolation induces autophagy in the mouse mammary gland: link to increased mammary cancer risk

Full abstract and author group: http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/ERC-16-0359

2016   Pituitary tumors contain a side population with tumor stem cell-associated characteristics

Full abstract and author group: http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/ERC-14-0546

2015   Aberrant DNA hypermethylation of SDHC: a novel mechanism of tumor development in Carney triad

Full abstract and author group: http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/ERC-14-0254

2014   Highly prevalent TERT promoter mutations in aggressive thyroid cancers

Full abstract and author group: http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/ERC-13-0210

Endocrine Connections publishes original quality research and reviews in all areas of endocrinology, with a focus on papers that have relevance to its related and intersecting disciplines and the wider biomedical community. The journal considers basic, translational and clinical studies.

Previous awards

2017  Characterization of human follicular thyroid cancer cell lines in preclinical mouse models

Full abstract and author group: http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/EC-15-0114

2016   Treatment of subclinical hyperthyroidism: effect on left ventricular mass and function of the heart using MRI technique

Full abstract and author group: http://www.endocrineconnections.com/content/4/1/37

2015   Role of endogenous ACTH on circadian aldosterone rhythm in patients with primary aldosteronism

Full abstract and author group: http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/EC-14-0086

2014   PKA regulatory subunit R2B is required for murine and human adipocyte differentiation

Full abstract and author group: http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/EC-13-0049

Clinical Endocrinology publishes articles on the clinical aspects of endocrinology, including the clinical application of molecular endocrinology. It features reviews, original papers, commentaries, cases of the month, clinical questions, book reviews and letters. Clinical Endocrinology is essential reading not only for those engaged in research but also for those involved primarily in clinical practice.

Previous awards

2017   Subcutaneous infusion of kisspeptin-54 stimulates gonadotrophin release in women and the response correlates with basal oestradiol levels

Full abstract and author group: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cen.12603/full

2016   Adrenal insufficiency: review of clinical outcomes with current glucocorticoid replacement therapy

Full abstract and author group: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cen.12603/full

2015   Drugs that interact with levothyroxine: an observational study from the Thyroid Epidemiology, Audit and Research Study (TEARS)

Full abstract and author group: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cen.12559/full

2014   What predicts adverse outcomes in untreated primary hyperparathyroidism? The Parathyroid Epidemiology and Audit Research Study (PEARS)

Full abstract and author group: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cen.12206/full

 

Deadline

Successful authors are notified of the award.

Eligibility

  • Papers are considered on the basis of originality, scientific content, presentation and contribution to the field and will be chosen by a panel comprising the Journal Editorial Boards followed by ratification by the Chair of the Publications Committee.
  • The awards are formally announced at the annual SfE BES conference dinner, where one author identified by the group receives their certificate. All other authors in the successful groups are sent their certificates. The identified author also receives a complimentary registration, and accommodation and travel costs assistance to attend the SfE BES conference.

 

  • The decision of the panel is final and not subject to appeal.

  • One award available per year per journal.

Journal awards

Publications

We publish cutting-edge research and best practice in the field of endocrinology through six official journals and conference abstracts. Our quarterly magazine The Endocrinologist contains opinion pieces, research and practice updates and Society news for members.

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