Endocrine Unit

Browse our news and publications or find information on upcoming events in the Endocrine Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital.

09/11/2013: Testosterone deficiency not the only cause of age-associated changes in men

A study by MGH researchers finds that some of the symptoms often seen in middle-aged men – changes in body composition, energy, strength and sexual function – are caused not only by decreases in testosterone production but also by reduced levels of estrogen.

05/14/2013: Treatment with two osteoporosis drugs better at increasing bone density than single-drug therapy

A combination of two FDA-approved osteoporosis drugs with different mechanisms of action was found to increase bone density better than treatment with either drug alone in a small clinical trial.

11/09/2012: Daniels named first James Howard Means Chair

Staff, family and friends gathered Oct. 15 to celebrate the new James Howard Means Chair and its first incumbent, Gilbert H. Daniels, MD, co-director of the MGH Thyroid Clinic, at the Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation.

10/15/2010: Portrait presentation commemorates Fuller Albright, MD

MGH Hotline 10.15.10 The late Fuller Albright, MD, founder of the MGH Endocrine Unit, is a legendary figure in his field at the MGH and around the world.

07/16/2010: MGH ranks among top

The MGH ranked third among the country's top hospitals on the annual list of "America's Best Hospitals" issue of U.S. News & World Report.

07/16/2010: Pediatric Endocrinology Unit and Diabetes Center at MGHfC

In General: Pediatric Endocrinology Unit and Diabetes Center at MGHfC

01/17/2010: New gene variants associated with glucose, insulin levels, some with diabetes risk

A major international study with leadership from MGH researchers has identified 10 new gene variants associated with blood sugar or insulin levels. Two of these novel variants and three that earlier studies associated with glucose levels were also found to increase the risk of type 2 diabetes.


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03/28/2015: Clinical Endocrinology: 2015

Harvard Medical School Continuing Medical Education Clinical Endocrinology: 2015


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