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Endocrinology researchers and clinicians are medical and scientific detectives who untangle complex symptoms and cause-and-effect relationships to diagnose conditions.

They are at the forefront of providing quality care, conducting bench research and developing new therapies for hormone-based conditions that affect millions such as diabetes and obesity. They also have the scientific expertise to study and diagnose hundreds of rare disorders such as acromegaly and Cushing’s disease.

Our core values shape our work and embody how we function as a community to advance science, medicine, and policy.

  • Innovation—We promote breakthroughs in scientific discovery and care through collaboration and bold ideas.
  • Excellence—We aspire to the highest standard of scientific rigor, integrity, data-driven decision making, and clinical care.
  • Stewardship—We commit to nurturing every member and ensuring the long-term growth of the field.
  • Community—We embrace inclusiveness and respectful interactions throughout our diverse and global community.

Please use the pages below to learn how our dynamic, interdisciplinary communities are creating innovative solutions to important endocrine problems.

Member Spotlight

Research on the role of thyroid hormone in brain development

Thomas Zoeller
Dr. R. Thomas Zoeller, Ph.D., is Emeritus Professor of Biology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and is a visiting Professor at the University of Örebro in Sweden. His research has focused on the role of thyroid hormone in brain development with an emphasis on the fetal brain. Dr. Zoeller’s lab also works on the mechanisms by which environmental endocrine disruptors can interfere with thyroid hormone action in the developing brain.

Thomas Zoeller, PhD

Dr. R. Thomas Zoeller, Ph.D., is Emeritus Professor of Biology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and is a visiting Professor at the University of Örebro in Sweden. His research has focused on the role of thyroid hormone in brain development with an emphasis on the fetal brain. Dr. Zoeller’s lab also works on the mechanisms by which environmental endocrine disruptors can interfere with thyroid hormone action in the developing brain.

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Join our endocrine community and become a member! Only members receive access to a variety of member benefits that will enhance your career. If your membership has lapsed, rejoin today so that you can continue to receive your membership benefits.

Join our endocrine community and become a member! Only members receive access to a variety of member benefits that will enhance your career. If your membership has lapsed, rejoin today so that you can continue to receive your membership benefits.

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Who We Are

For 100 years, the Endocrine Society has been at the forefront of hormone science and public health. Read about our history and how we continue to serve the endocrine community.