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Meet the Professor: Challenges in the Management of Cushing's Disease

June 17, 2021

Session Date and Time:

Sunday, September 12
1:00–1:45 PM EDT

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the spectrum of Cushing’s disease and its variable presentation.
  2. Outline the expanding therapeutic options in Cushing’s disease.
  3. Discuss the remaining unmet medical need and future goals.

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Faculty Information

Anthony P. Heaney, MD, PhDDr. Heaney is a Professor of Medicine at UCLA, where he holds the Burnett Family Endowed Chair in Neuroendocrinology. He graduated in Medicine from Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland and following internship and medical residency, he was honorary lecturer at the University of Manchester and is a Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians. As a Fulbright Scholar, he pursued translational research at CSMC, Los Angeles and then moved to UCLA in 2005.

His research focuses on the pathogenesis of pituitary tumors and identification of novel molecular therapeutic targets in pituitary tumors and other NETs. He has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications, is a former President of the Pituitary Society, a prior Associate Editor for JCEM and has served on committees for the Endocrine and Pituitary Societies, and the European Society of Endocrinology.

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