Endocrine Society honors 2015 Helmsley Award winners

February 25, 2015

Washington, DC--The Endocrine Society today announced it has selected 22 winners of the Helmsley Charitable Trust Abstract Awards in Type 1 Diabetes.

The Helmsley Charitable Trust Abstract Awards recognize the outstanding work of trainees and early-career professionals in the diabetes field. The award honors researchers who are studying innovations in clinical care for people with Type 1 diabetes as well as the underlying mechanisms and causes of the condition.

The award winners will present their work at ENDO 2015, the Society's 97th Annual Meeting & Expo in San Diego, CA from March 5-8, 2015. As part of the award, the honorees received travel grants to attend the annual meeting.

The Endocrine Society's 2015 Helmsley Charitable Trust Abstract Award winners are:
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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 18,000 scientists, physicians, educators, nurses and students in 122 countries. Society members represent all basic, applied and clinical interests in endocrinology. The Endocrine Society is based in Washington, DC. To learn more about the Society and the field of endocrinology, visit our site at http://www.endocrine.org. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/#!/EndoMedia.

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust aspires to improve lives by supporting exceptional nonprofits and other mission-aligned organizations in health, selected place-based initiatives, and education and human services. Since 2008, when the Trust began its active grantmaking, it has committed more than $1 billion. The Helmsley Type 1 Diabetes Program is the largest private foundation funder of T1D in the nation focused on understanding the disease, developing better treatments and improving care and access. For more information, visit http://www.helmsleytrust.org.

The Endocrine Society

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