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October 29 – November 2, 2014Hotel del Coronado, Coronado, California OncLive.com – Bringing the Oncology Community Together Healio.com – Endocrine today EndocrinologyAdvisor.com

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New Board Members elected to American Thyroid Association at the 84th Annual Meeting

October 31, 2014 — The American Thyroid Association (ATA) will install the new members of its Board of Directors during the ATA’s 84th Annual Meeting, October 29th – November 2nd, in Coronado, California. Current President-Elect Robert C. Smallridge, M.D., will become the new ATA president, as Hossein Gharib, M.D., completes his term as president. Antonio …

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2014 Van Meter Award Winner Announced by American Thyroid Association

October 31, 2014 — The recipient of the 2014 Van Meter Award, established in 1930 by the American Thyroid Association for outstanding contributions by a young clinical scientist to research on the thyroid gland is Christine Spitzweg, M.D., Professor in Internal Medicine/Endocrinology, Chair of the Thyroid Center, Co-chair of the Center for Neuroendocrine Tumors, and …

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2014 Distinguished Lectureship Award Winners to Give Presentations at American Thyroid Association 84th Annual Meeting

October 28, 2014 — The recipients of Distinguished Lectureship Awards announced by the American Thyroid Association will each deliver an award lecture at the ATA’s upcoming 84th Annual Meeting, October 29th – November 2nd, in Coronado, California. Graham Williams, MB BS, Ph.D., winner of the Sidney H. Ingbar Distinguished Lectureship Award, is a physician-scientist and …

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ATA Announces Recipients of 2014 John B. Stanbury Pathophysiology Medal and the Distinguished Service Award

October 28, 2014 — The American Thyroid Association will present the John B. Stanbury Thyroid Pathophysiology Medal to Valerie Anne Galton, Ph.D. and the 2014 Distinguished Service Award to Alan Farwell, M.D. at its 84th Annual Meeting, October 29 – November 2, 2014, in Coronado, California. The John B. Stanbury Thyroid Pathophysiology Medal is given …

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New Research on Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Presented at American Thyroid Association Annual Meeting

October 28, 2014 — The prevalence of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC), the most common type of thyroid cancer, is increasing rapidly. New research to determine the impact of radioactive iodine (RAI) therapy on survival in PTC, describing a novel blood test able to detect circulating BRAFV600E-positive tumor DNA, and identifying a long non-coding RNA specifically …

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