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

Ecuador: Monthly meetings enhance doctor patient communication

From our friends in Ecuador,  Margarita Vasques Amoroso sends us information on their monthly meetings. Specialist and patients gather periodically to chat, exchange experiences and...

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...

From The Netherlands, AdrenalNET: a comprehensive website for Adrenal disorders

If you suffer from an adrenal disease or would like to learn more about it, AdrenalNET offers comprehensive, reliable, easy to access scientific and...

Substandard drugs: In what world is this remotely acceptable?

  Español From the desk of Jorge D Faccinetti Cofounder and Chairman, Pituitary World News -  I recently learned that substandard drugs for acromegaly and...

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,...

More from Spain: Acromegalia conference packed with valuable information.

Madrid, Spain: J D Faccinetti reporting.   The Spanish Association of People affected by Acromegaly has a full schedule for this week's conference in Madrid packed with...

From the European Society of Endocrinology: Cushing’s syndrome clinical management guidance during the...

This is a series of urgent clinical guidance documents on the management of endocrine conditions in the time of COVID-19. This clinical guidance document...

WAPO participates in Cushing’s Patient Journey Summit 2019

The World Alliance of Pituitary Organizations (WAPO) will participate in the upcoming Cushing's Support and Research Foundation (CSRF) conference slated for October 4 to...

PWN and WAPO in push to increase awareness of pituitary disease around the world

From JD Faccinetti, Co-founder, Chairman, and CEO - This year we participated in the World Alliance of Pituitary Organizations – WAPO 2018 – conference held recently...

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...

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