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  • ATA Career Link is the Next Step We’re pleased to announce the new and improved ATA Career Link, the enhanced online career center for the American Thyroid Association. ATA leads the charge in providing our members the resources needed to advance their careers and practice and ATA Career Link is the industry’s top online job board for thyroid specialists. To learn more about this resource, visit http://www.healthecareers.com/ata and register as a job seeker to get started!
  • News from the 84th Annual Meeting of the ATA October 29 – November 2, 2014Hotel del Coronado, Coronado, California OncLive.com - Bringing the Oncology Community Together Healio.com – Endocrine today EndocrinologyAdvisor.com
  • 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 Bianco, M.D., Ph.D., will become the new president-elect, and Victor J. Bernet, M.D. accepts the position of secretary/COO-elect. Joining the ...
  • 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 Head of the research laboratory for Molecular Endocrinology at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany. Dr. Spitzweg delivered the Van Meter Award lecture, ...
  • 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 Professor of Endocrinology and Director of Research in the Department of Medicine, Imperial College London, UK. Dr. Williams has contributed groundbreaking ...
  • 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 in recognition of outstanding research contributions to the understanding of thyroid physiology or the pathophysiology of thyroid disease. This year’s recipient, ...
  • 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 associated with the thyroid that is down-regulated in PTC compared to normal thyroid tissue in patient-derived clinical specimens and cell ...
  • Advances in Graves’ Disease, Including a New Mouse Model, Presented at American Thyroid Association Annual Meeting October 28, 2014 — A unique mouse model of Graves’ disease, an autoimmune disorder that causes hyperthyroidism, and new research findings that may help improve the treatment of Graves’ disease will be highlighted in oral and poster presentations at the 84th Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association, October 29-November 2, 2014, in Coronado, California. Sandra McLachlan, Ph.D. and colleagues from Cedars-Sinai Research Institute (Los Angeles, CA), have developed a new animal model of Graves’ disease, ...
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