Endocrine Society Experts Delve into Diabetes among Seniors, Microbiome and Transgender Health

November 10, 2015

Contact: Jenni Glenn Gingery
Associate Director, Communications and Media Relations
Phone: 202.971.3655
Contact: Colleen Williams
Manager, Public Relations
Phone: 202.971.3611

Registration now open for Hormones & Health Science Writers Conference in New York

Washington, DC - Health and science journalists are invited to hear about emerging trends in the microbiome, transgender health, diabetes, and endocrine-disrupting chemicals during the Endocrine Society’s 2015 Hormones & Health Science Writers Conference.

The seminar will take place December 11 at the Grand Hyatt New York. During the event, journalists will be able to interact directly with a panel of leading physicians and endocrinology researchers. The experts will discuss the intricate connection between hormones and health around the following topics (subject to change):

  • Quest for a healthy microbiome
  • Complexities of treating diabetes in the aging population
  • Are BPA-free products safe?
  • Transgender health and the safety of hormone therapy
  • Journey Through the Endocrine System – an interactive guide to the body’s glands and hormones

Friday, December 11, 2015
8:30 a.m. (EST)—Media Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. (EST)—Conference Program

Grand Hyatt New York
Regency Conference Room, Mezzanine Level 109 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017

**Registration Deadline is December 2**

Media are invited to attend this event at no cost, although seating is limited. Breakfast and lunch will be provided by the Society. Registration and program details are posted online at https://www.endocrine.org/sciencewriters.

This event is supported by Janssen Pharmaceuticals.


Endocrinologists are at the core of solving the most pressing health problems of our time, from diabetes and obesity to infertility, bone health, and hormone-related cancers. The Endocrine Society is the world’s oldest and largest organization of scientists devoted to hormone research and physicians who care for people with hormone-related conditions.

The Society has more than 18,000 members, including scientists, physicians, educators, nurses and students in 122 countries. To learn more about the Society and the field of endocrinology, visit our site at www.endocrine.org. Follow us on Twitter at @TheEndoSociety and @EndoMedia.