Boston is the location and inspiration for the featured presentations at the annual meeting of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, program chair Vin Tangpricha, MD, PhD, said in an interview.
The program agenda for the congress, held May 16-20, boasts 143 speakers, 66 distinct clinical endocrinology educational sessions, and an opening plenary presentation featuring one of modern medicine’s most renowned diabetes and obesity researchers, according to a statement from the AACE.
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, chief academic officer and head of Integrative Physiology and Metabolism at Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, pioneered revolutionary work with insulin receptors and insulin resistance in diabetes and obesity. What makes his presentation on Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. a must-see is its focus on the future: “Many new drugs are being developed based on the research on how insulin works. This lecture will be exciting to hear what is in the pipeline for drugs that manipulate insulin action,” Dr. Tangpricha said.
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On Thursday from 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.,