Scientific Statement

Basic & Translational Research

May 09, 2022

Extracellular Vesicles and Their Emerging Roles as Cellular Messengers in Endocrinology

April 2022/Endocrine Reviews: During the last decade, there has been great interest in elucidating the biological role of extracellular vesicles (EVs), particularly, their hormone-like role in cell-to-cell communication. The goal of this statement is to highlight relevant aspects of extracellular vesicles research and their potential role in the field of endocrinology. Read the statement.

Considering Sex as a Biological Variable in Basic and Clinical Studies

March 2021/Endocrine Reviews: Sex differences in baseline physiology and associated mechanisms form the foundation for understanding sex differences in diseases pathology, treatments, and outcomes. The purpose of this Statement is to highlight lessons learned, caveats, and what to consider when evaluating data pertaining to sex differences, using 3 areas of research as examples; it is not intended to serve as a guideline for research design. Read the statement.


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