Chevy Chase, MD—The latest research discoveries on diabetes, obesity, endocrine-disrupting chemicals, adolescent health and clinical trials will be highlighted in a series of press conferences at ENDO 2013: The 95th Annual Meeting & Expo of The Endocrine Society.
News Conference Schedule:
Saturday, June 15
Adolescent Health (10 AM PDT): New insights into how hormones can be used to help teens with conditions including eating disorders and gender identity disorder.
Sunday, June 16
Obesity (11 AM PDT): The latest research into factors that may contribute to obesity, including antidepressant use, skipping breakfast and paternal diet.
Monday, June 17
Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals (8:30 AM PDT): New findings on the health impacts of exposure to chemicals like BPA and the common antibacterial chemical triclocarban.
Clinical Trials (10:00 AM PDT): Breakthroughs in regulating the circadian clock in people who are blind and using testosterone to cope with pain and to improve verbal learning and memory.
Tuesday, June 18
Diabetes (10:00 AM PDT): Promising work on how factors such as shortened sleep cycles and testosterone replacement affect insulin resistance.
Registered news media receive a badge that provides access to all meeting sessions, as well as to the Newsroom and news conferences. No one will be admitted without a valid ENDO badge.
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Founded in 1916, The Endocrine Society is the world’s oldest, largest and most active organization devoted to research on hormones and the clinical practice of endocrinology. Today, The Endocrine Society’s membership consists of over 16,000 scientists, physicians, educators, nurses and students in more than 100 countries. Society members represent all basic, applied, and clinical interests in endocrinology. The Endocrine Society is based in Chevy Chase, Maryland. To learn more about the Society and the field of endocrinology, visit our site at www.endocrine.org. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/#!/EndoMedia.