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    Presented by Eliza Geer, MD Medical director, Multidisciplinary Pituitary & Skull Base Tumor Center Associate Attending, Endocrine Service Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center After registering you will receive a confirmation email with details about joining the webinar. Contact us at webinar@pituitary.org with any questions or suggestions. Date: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time Webinar Description: Learning Objectives: Review Cushing’s disease treatment guidelines Evaluate currently available medical therapies for Cushing’s disease Discuss new therapies in clinical trials Presenter Bio: Dr. Geer is an endocrinologist who specializes in caring for people with pituitary and neuroendocrine diseases. She is the Medical Director of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Multidisciplinary Pituitary & Skull Base Tumor Center, located at Memorial Hospital in Manhattan. Their multidisciplinary pituitary team provides personalized surgical and medical treatment for people with pituitary and skull base tumors, including prolactinomas, growth-hormone secreting adenomas (acromegaly), and Cushing’s disease. Their overall goal is to improve and advance the care of people with these conditions. Dr. Geer’s research interests focus on achieving a better understanding of how and why pituitary tumors develop, and characterizing long-term outcomes in patients with Cushing’s disease. She has conducted a number of studies investigating body composition, adipose tissue regulation, and appetite in patients with Cushing’s disease, and she is involved in clinical trials investigating new medical therapies for patients with Cushing’s and acromegaly. Dr. Geer completed her internship and residency at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia Medical Center. She was a fellow in endocrinology and metabolism at the Icahn School of Medicine/Mount Sinai Medical Center, after which she was a member of the faculty for ten years. She is currently an associate professor of medicine and an active member of the Endocrine Society, the Pituitary Society, the Pituitary Network Association and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.
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    In Memory of Kate Myers Kate (Fairley here on the Cushing’s Help message boards) was only 46 when she died on June 23, 2014. Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2015/06/23/1623/
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    In Memory of Samantha Cohn June 20, 2015 Juilliard graduate Samantha Cohn, 34, crawled out a window in her 16th-floor apartment at West 71st Street and Broadway and jumped at 10:10 a.m. Her mother told investigators she had been diagnosed with Cushing’s syndrome, police sources said. Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2015/06/20/in-memory-of-samantha-cohn/
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