Your Annual Meeting Steering Committee has been hard at work. Over 65 Symposia have been planned and invitations sent.

ENDO 2020 will feature educational design enhancements in addition to four Basic Science Pathways:

  • Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Neuroendocrinology
  • Nuclear Receptors and Gene Regulation
  • Reproductive Endocrinology

Confirmed Plenaries

Presidential Plenary: Big Data and the Future of Endocrine Research

  • Precisely Practicing Medicine from 700 Trillion Points of Data
    Atul J. Butte, MD, PhD—University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Diabetes Research in the Era of Big Data: the NIDDK Perspective
    Griffin P. Rodgers, MD—National Institutes of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD, USA


A Nobel Journey: Unraveling the Mysteries of Surface Receptor Signaling - The Story of G Protein-Coupled Receptors

  • My 50 Years (and counting) in GPCR Research: From Binding to Biophysics
    Robert J. Lefkowitz, MD—Howard Hughes Medical Institute/Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
  • Targeting G Protein-Coupled Receptors: We Could All Use a Little Structure in Our Lives
    Brian K. Kobilka, MD—Kobilka Lab, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA


Cancer Battles: Genome versus the Epigenome

  • It’s All in the Genes: Genetic Resistance in Breast Cancer
    Jason S. Carroll, PHD FMedSci—University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Methyl Marks: Links Between the Epigenome and Proliferation
    Cheryl Lyn Walker, PhD—Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA


Bridging the Translational Divide: Successes in Bench to Bedside Connection

  • The Incretin Revolution: Lizard Secrets and Peptide Innovation Change the Management of Diabetes
    Daniel J. Drucker, MD—Mt Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Genetic Protection from Lipid Accumulation: A Journey from Plaque to Pate
    Helen H. Hobbs, MD—UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA


What Does Your Gut Tell You? How the Microbiome Modulates Metabolism

  • Branched Chain Amino Acids, the Microbiome and Human Disease
    Christopher B. Newgard, PhD—Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
  • The Gut Microbiome: Connections Between Dietary Metabolism, Glucose and Disease
    Tony K.T. Lam, PhD—Toronto General Hospital & University of Toronto, Toronto, O, Canada


Stay tuned for speaker announcements as additional sessions are confirmed.