AACE 2019 Welcomes Dr. George Kahaly as Featured Speaker
Johannes Gutenberg University Medical Center Professor to Present on Graves’ Eye Disease and other Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (April 9, 2019) – The American Association of Endocrinologists (AACE), a professional community of physicians specializing in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism, is pleased to welcome George Kahaly, MD, PhD, as a featured speaker 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. Kahaly is Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology/Metabolism and chief physician of the endocrine outpatient clinic at the Johannes Gutenberg University Medical Center in Mainz, Germany. He will present several times during AACE 2019 on topics related to autoimmune thyroid diseases. He will give the Friday morning plenary presentation on Graves’ eye disease, an autoimmune disease that usually develops in people with an overactive thyroid. Dr. Kahaly will join other expert speakers for a series of presentations on autoimmune thyroid diseases, including his topic, “Thyrotropin Receptor Antibodies in Autoimmune Thyroid Disease,” examining the relevance and utility of TSH receptor antibodies in autoimmune thyroid disease.
Dr. Kahaly has authored 255 original papers and reviews in publications including the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of Autoimmunity, and the Journal of Nuclear Medicine. He is the editor of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (JCEM),and served as associate editor of the journal THYROID from 2009 to 2012.
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.