ENDO 2013 Sets Record for Largest-Ever Annual Meeting of The Endocrine Society

Released: 18-Jun-2013 2:00 PM EDT
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Newswise — SAN FRANCISCO—ENDO 2013: The Endocrine Society’s 95th Annual Meeting & Expo, has tallied more registrants than any other annual meeting in the Society’s nearly 100-year history.

More than 9,300 registrants traveled to San Francisco to attend ENDO 2013, surpassing the previous record held by ENDO 2006 in Boston. The premier meeting of endocrinology, hormone research and health science wraps up today at the Moscone Center.

“We’re thrilled to have so many members of the endocrinology community joining together to make ENDO 2013 a success,” said William F. Young, Jr., MD, president of The Endocrine Society. “This is a tribute to the quality of the scientific and clinical discussions taking place.”

The four-day program covers endocrinology from bench to bedside. Among the many notable speakers at ENDO, the plenary slate features experts in diabetes and obesity, metabolism, adrenal diseases, growth, signaling and genomics.

The Society received nearly 3,000 scientific abstracts for ENDO 2013, second only to ENDO 2006 in Boston.

For more information about ENDO 2013, visit http://www.endo-society.org/endo2013/.

Preparations already are underway for ENDO 2014: The Endocrine Society’s 96th Annual Meeting, which will be held jointly with the 16th International Congress of Endocrinology. The event promises to be the world’s largest gathering of endocrinologists and scientists working in hormone research. ICE/ENDO 2014 will be held from June 21-24, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.

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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.


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