Letter from the Editor: Dr. Rosalyn Yalow, Dr. John Eng, Pioneers in Endocrine Research

More Diabetes In Control Aug 10, 2011, 9:58 am

Many of you have never heard the name Dr. Rosalyn Yalow, and few of us would have known her as the “Mother of Endocrinology.” This scientist, who made the possibility of measuring such things as insulin and thyroid levels a reality, passed away a couple of months ago and my friends at the IJEM wrote an editorial that tells the story of her impact on the things we do every day. Be sure that you take a look at The Other Insulin Story of 1921.
During Dr. Yalow’s time at the Bronx Veterans Administration Medical Center in New York she mentored a young endocrinologist by the name of John Eng….
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