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The latest articles from the official Society for Endocrinology blog.

How can we inspire our future leaders in endocrinology and the Society?

The Society has launched a new Leadership & Development Awards Programme, to recognise and nurture emerging talent in endocrinology and help Awardees become the future leaders of our discipline. In our interview, Prof Graham Williams,… More

Tackling inaccurate and misleading reporting on science in the media

A story published on Saturday in The Times has provoked outrage amongst some Society members. Dr Richard Quinton and Dr Channa Jayasena, two of our expert Media Ambassadors, contacted the Society Press Office to express… More

SfE BES 2018 Hits the Headlines

Each year at the Society’s annual conference clinicians, researchers and nurses in the field of endocrinology have the opportunity to present their work to the thousands of delegates in attendance. This year was no different,… More

How an endocrine disease may have shaped British history

At SfE BES, Ashley Grossman, Professor of Endocrinology at the Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, gave a presentation entitled, ‘What killed Queen Mary’. In our latest interview, he tells us about his investigation… More

Meet the Endocrinologist: Joseph Takahashi, expert on the genetic and molecular basis of circadian rhythms

Meet Joseph Takahashi, Professor of Neuroscience at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at UT Southwestern Medical Centre. His research focuses on the genetic and molecular basis of the circadian clock in mammals. He has been awarded… More

Meet the Endocrinologist: Stafford Lightman, expert on regulation of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis

Meet Stafford Lightman, Professor of Medicine at the University of Bristol. His research focuses on understanding the role of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis in health and disease, and in particular its interface with stress and… More

Meet the Endocrinologist: Leanne Hodson, expert on metabolic physiology

Meet Leanne Hodson, Professor of Metabolic Physiology at the University of Oxford. She specialises in changes in metabolism caused by nutrition including the metabolic consequences of obesity.  She has been awarded the SfE Starling Medal… More

Meet the Endocrinologist: Maria-Christina Zennaro, expert in the genetic mechanisms of aldosterone-related disorders

Meet Maria-Christina Zennaro, a professor in the Paris Cardiovascular Research Center at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm).  She specialises in genetic mechanisms of aldosterone-related disorders. She has been awarded the… More

Meet the Endocrinologist: Ursula Kaiser, expert in neuroendocrine regulation of puberty

Meet Ursula Kaiser, Professor at Harvard Medical School and Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Her research is focused on neuroendocrine regulation of puberty, reproductive health and… More