AACE 2019 Announces Dr. Kevan Herold as Featured Speaker
Yale University Professor Will Present on Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (April 11, 2019) – The American Association of Endocrinologists (AACE), a professional community of physicians specializing in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism, is pleased to announce that Kevan Herold, MD, PhD, will speak at AACE 2019, its 28th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Los Angeles.
Taking place April 24-28, 2019, AACE 2019 will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center & JW Marriott and will feature expert speakers, networking events, and trade show exhibitions.
Dr. Herold, Professor of Immunobiology and Medicine at Yale University, will give the Saturday morning plenary presentation at AACE 2019 titled, “Endocrine Effects of Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy.”
Dr. Herold’s background is in translational immunology, where he has done extensive research into autoimmune diseases and developing new therapies based on disease mechanisms. He is well known for his work in the field of autoimmune type 1 diabetes, including his collaboration with Dr. Jeff Bluestone to demonstrate the efficacy of anti-CD3 mAb treatment. Dr. Herold’s work combines basic immunology, clinical trials, and clinical medicine. He is the principal investigator on three clinical trials supported by the Immune Tolerance Network and TrialNet, and he is also conducting research on immunotherapy for treatment of type 1 diabetes.
Building on this years’ theme, Get Inspired, AACE 2019 conference highlights include:
90+ national and international speakers from leading hospitals, health systems and private practices
80+ sessions covering the hottest topics and best practices around endocrinology and its eight primary disease state: adrenal, thyroid, bone, diabetes, lipids, obesity, pituitary and reproductive
2,000+ attendees from 35+ countries, including physicians and allied healthcare professionals, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, certified diabetes educators and others
Nearly 500 posters and abstracts featuring innovative research, clinical trials, and case studies
100+ exhibitors and sponsors showcasing the latest products, technologies and services for the endocrinology field
AACE is the world’s largest organization that represents clinical endocrinologists, with over 7,000+ members in the United States and 97 other countries. Advanced online registration is open until April 9, 2019.