The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists’ 28th Annual Scientific & Clinical Conference was held in Los Angeles from April 24-28, 2019. Faculty member, Sina Jasim, MD moderated the session, Ask the Expert: “ Management and surveillance of patients with MEN1 and MEN2” by Dr. Robert Gagel, MD (MD Anderson Cancer Center.)
Sina Jasim, MD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Jasim runs the thyroid clinic and her areas of clinical interest include endocrine neoplasia with focus on thyroid cancer, MEN syndromes and adrenal tumors.
Robert Gagel, M.D. is a Professor of Medicine at MD Anderson Cancer Center where he served as Head of Endocrine Neoplasia and Head of Internal Medicine. His major research accomplishments include a leadership role in the management of multiple endocrine neoplasia types 1 and 2, elucidation of the pathways by which mutations of the RET proto-oncogene cause medullary thyroid carcinoma and development of therapies based on this information, definition of the physiologic role of calcitonin and identification of mutations of the sulfonylurea receptor as the cause of persistent hypoglycemia of infancy.