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The latest articles from the official Society for Endocrinology blog.

Meet the Endocrinologist: Professor Franks, expert in reproductive biology and medicine

Stephen Franks is Professor of Reproductive Endocrinology at Imperial College Faculty of Medicine and Consultant Endocrinologist at St Mary’s and Hammersmith Hospitals, London. Prof Franks’ clinical and laboratory research focuses on the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis, with… More

Meet the Endocrinologist: Professor Thakker, endocrine neoplasia expert

Rajesh Thakker specializes in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia 1 (MEN1) and neuroendocrine tumours (NETs). He tells us about his career, the state of the endocrine neoplasia field, and his role as Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes Network Convenor.

The conference that stirred my scientific passions (and got me a cool mug!)

Do you remember how you felt the first time you went to a scientific conference? Matthew Sinton, PhD student in Cardiovascular Science at the University of Edinburgh attended his first ever scientific conference, SfE BES, in November 2017. Read how the experience saw him equipped with a sense of purpose, and a taster of what the endocrinology community can do for his career (and could do for yours too, if you’re an SfE BES newbie!).

Meet the Endocrinologist: Dr Nigel Page, scientist, teacher and endocrinology champion

Meet Dr Nigel Page, Director of Learning and Teaching at the School of Life Sciences, Pharmacy & Chemistry, Kingston University London. Nigel also dedicates his time to promoting endocrinology, both within his school as a Society Endocrine Ambassador, and outside as a Public Engagement Committee member.

10 things your Society achieved in 2017

What a year 2017 has been! Although the bar was set high in 2016, this year was just as prosperous and filled with accomplishments, thanks to the work of all those who are part of the Society. Here are some of the things your Society achieved in 2017…

Meet the Endocrinologist: Dr Carel le Roux, Consultant in Metabolic Medicine and Obesity Update speaker

Meet Dr le Roux, Consultant in Metabolic Medicine at Imperial College London and Chair of Experimental Pathology at University College Dublin. During his career, he successfully established an independent research group and has been an important influencer in the field of metabolic medicine. His research focuses on diabetes and obesity, specifically the increased morbidity and mortality associated with these conditions.

Meet the Endocrinologist: V. Craig Jordan, Endocrine-Related Cancer author, reviewer and reader

Meet Professor V. Craig Jordan, Professor of Breast Medical Oncology and Molecular and Cellular Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, leading light in cancer research, and father of the ground-breaking breast cancer drug tamoxifen.

Conference delegate SOS – help get our research proposals off the ground!

SfE BES is all about bringing endocrine professionals together to share knowledge and spark future collaborations. This year, for the first time, delegates are invited to hear specific research proposals and contribute their insights, data… More

Meet the Endocrinologists: Rowan Hardy and Louise Hunter

On the countdown to SfE BES 2017 we interviewed Dr Rowan Hardy (left) and Dr Louise Hunter (middle right), both members of the Early Career Steering Group. In this interview, Rowan and Louise tell us about their careers in endocrinology and reveal their upcoming highlights for this year’s SfE BES conference in Harrogate, 6-8 November.