9th International Congress of the
Growth Hormone Research & IGF Societies
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On-Site Registration Available Hotel Reservations

September 14 – 17, 2018
The Westin Seattle1900 5th AveSeattle, Washington 98101

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Leroy E. Hood
Dr. Leroy E. Hood.

Dr. Leroy E. Hood graduated from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1964 with an MD and from Caltech with a PhD in biochemistry in 1968.

After three years as a Senior Investigator at NIH, his academic career began at Caltech, where he and his colleagues developed the DNA gene sequencer and synthesizer, and the protein synthesizer and sequencer — four instruments that paved the way for the successful mapping and understanding of the human genome...


Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the Growth Hormone Research Society and the IGF Society, we are honored to invite you to the 9th International Congress of the Growth Hormone Research and IGF Societies, to be held in Seattle, Washington, September 14 – 17, 2018.

The International Congress of the Growth Hormone Research & IGF Societies constitutes the most important scientific event in the area of Growth Hormone and IGF research...

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Invited Plenary Speakers

  • Jesús Argente MD, PhD
  • Julia F. Charles, MD, PhD
  • Vera Chesnokova, PhD
  • Peter Clayton, MD
  • Pam Freda, MD
  • C. Ronald Kahn, MD
  • Iréne Netchine, MD, PhD
  • Vishwajeet Puri, PhD
  • Terry J. Smith, MD
  • Shin-Ichiro Takahashi, PhD
  • Nicholas A. Tritos, MD, DSc
  • Daniela Tropea, PhD
  • Shoshana Yakar, PhD


Endorsed by the Endocrine Society.
Endorsed by the Endocrine Society

Continuing Education

Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the Growth Hormone Research & IGF Societies.

PIM Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.