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Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals SIG

March 10, 2023

Hear from colleagues on the impact of endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and the latest on how we can overcome them. Engage with your peers in the SIG subgroup in the EndoForum online community in DocMatter. 

View the EDC SIG leadership roster.


EDC SIG Past Webinars

Male Reproduction and Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals

Date/Time: Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 12:00-1:00 PM EST 

Speaker
Shanna Swan, PhD 
Professor of Environmental Medicine and Public Health 
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 

Moderators:
Andrea Gore, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology 
University of Texas at Austin 

Jerry Heindel, PhD
Coordinator 
Healthy Environment and Endocrine Disruptor Strategies 

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the trends in multiple endpoints that signal declines in men’s reproductive health over the past 50 years.
  • Learn how lifestyle and environment factors, particularly endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), contribute significantly to these trends.
  • Recognize the ways that these declines impact current and future society and affect the long-term health of this and future generations.

 

Introduction to the Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Special Interest Group

The Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals SIG held this event on May 02, 2022, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST. 

Details: The Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals SIG held this webinar to introduce the goals and motivation of the SIG. The science of endocrine disrupting chemicals has been a focus area for the Endocrine Society since 2005. This panel covers this history, and the importance of this research on different areas of health. Attendees received an update on the state of EDC regulations and gain insight on how they can become advocates for patients.

View recording.

The Role of Obesogens in the Obesity Epidemic 
Join the Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals SIG for a webinar on the role of obesogens in the obesity pandemic. The live event was held on 10/19/2022.

Speakers:
Raquel Chamorro-Garcia, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of California

Jerry Heindel, PhD
Director
Environmental Health Sciences Program,
Healthy Environment and Endocrine Disruptor Strategies

Robert Sargis, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Chicago

Moderator:
Tom Zoeller, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Biology
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn what obesogens are and gain insight on the latest data supporting their role in obesity.
  2. Discover the importance of transgenerational epigenetic inheritance of obesogens.
  3. Overview the role of social and racial disparities in obesogen exposure and obesity.

View recording

 
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