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Issue 133 Autumn 2019

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OUR 2019 EARLY CAREER PRIZE LECTURERS

We congratulate our Early Career Prize Lecturers Inês Cebola from Imperial College London, for her abstract entitled ‘Unravelling new type 2 diabetes regulatory links with 3D chromatin topology analysis and CRISPR/Cas9 perturbations’, and Ana Tiganescu from the University of Leeds, for her abstract entitled ‘From bench to bedside (and beyond) – a novel therapy to improve wound healing in type 2 diabetes’. Both winners will present their lectures at SfE BES 2019 in Brighton, on 11−13 November.

LET US BOOST YOUR CAREER

Don’t miss the approaching deadlines for Society grants, which are available to help fund your research, travel or lab equipment.

  • A Practical Skills Grant will help you forge new collaborations or learn skills by funding a visit to another institution or attendance at a workshop: apply by 30 October.
  • Early Career Grants provide financial support to boost your research: apply by 20 November.
  • An Equipment Grant could buy vital equipment for your lab: apply by 20 November.
  • Endocrine Nurse Grants help fund projects that enhance nursing clinical practice: apply by 20 November.
  • A Travel Grant will help you meet and engage with the endocrine community worldwide: apply by 4 December.

You can find full details of how to apply, and more Society funding opportunities, at www.endocrinology.org/grants-and-awards.

Sherwin Criseno

Sherwin Criseno

ENDOCRINE NURSE AWARD WINNER 2020

We congratulate Sherwin Criseno, Advanced Nurse Practitioner/Lead Nurse Endocrinology at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust, who is the winner of the Society’s Endocrine Nurse Award for 2020. Sherwin will give a presentation at Endocrine Nurse Update 2020 which is taking place in Birmingham on 20−21 April.

A BETTER WAY TO SHARE BEST PRACTICE

With our online platform, SfE Connect, it is now even easier for you to share the latest information and best practice with our endocrine community. Simply select the ‘Best practice’ category when you post, to develop an essential online repository of leaflets, protocols, guidelines and other relevant information for Society members. Learn more at www.endocrinology.org/membership/endocrine-networks/join-sfe-connect.

HELP IMPROVE SCIENCE REPORTING IN THE MEDIA

Become a Society Media Ambassador and share your expertise to improve accuracy in media coverage of endocrine-related topics. Find out more www.endocrinology.org/outreach/public-engagement.

WITH REGRET

We are sorry to announce the death of Professor Ian Henderson (Sheffield), a Senior Member and former Chairman of the Society. A full obituary will appear in the next issue of The Endocrinologist.

JOIN THE ENDOCRINOLOGIST’S EDITORIAL BOARD

Help develop your Society’s magazine for members, whilst gaining editorial experience. We want to hear from basic scientists, clinicians and nurses, at any career stage, who have a passion for communicating endocrinology. Come and join our team, starting in late 2019. If you are interested, or would like to find out more, email media@endocrinology.org before 31 October 2019.

DON’T MISS THE SOCIETY’S LATEST BLOG POSTS

Visit The Endocrine Post at www.endocrinologyblog.org for the latest news, views and interviews with leading endocrinologists. Are you interested in contributing? Contact media@endocrinology.org to find out more.




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