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News and best practices from members of the World Alliance of Pituitary Organizations – WAPO – and other interesting global developments.

How do muscles change?

Note: Muscle weakness affects the quality of life in people with acromegaly.  Doctora Elena Valassi takes a fascinating look at what happens to muscles...

Podcast: Critical COVID-19 information for pituitary patients

We caught up with Dr. Kevin Yuen, medical director of the Barrow Pituitary Center and the Barrow Neuroendocrinology Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona, and  Dr. Lewis...

Things to think about: Coming up on Pituitary World News

From J D Faccinetti - co-founder - One of the unforeseen consequences of this crisis is how it has affected our editorial decisions, that...

Exciting news for acromegaly and NET’s from Crinetics Pharmaceuticals!

In a press release today, San Diego, California based Crinetics Pharmaceuticals reports positive results from their Phase Two trial of PALTUSOTINE (the former CRN00808)....

Opinion: The Pandemic of Poor Communications

At the risk of adding to the Coronavirus news frenzy we're experiencing, I thought this piece from Gil Bashe, a health communication writer, deserved to...

4. Podcast series “the journey to a new drug”: understanding molecules and receptors

This podcast, the fourth in our drug development series “the journey to a new drug,” brings you my conversation with Dr. Stephen Betz, cofounder...

3. Giving patients a place at the table

The third podcast in our series on drug development touches on the effort that industry is making to partner with patients to understand needs,...

PWN at Spain’s 2019 Endocrinology Society Congress

From the desk of Jorge D Faccinetti, co-founder - The Spanish Society of Endocrinology or SEEN (Sociedad Española de Endocrinologia y Nutricion) had their...

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