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John Kopchick wins Transatlantic Medal

Renowned researcher to speak in England

Ohio University researcher John Kopchick will speak at The Society for Endocrinology's annual conference in Birmingham, England, which runs April 11-14.

Kopchick will deliver the Society for Endocrinology Transatlantic Medal lecture at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 12. His lecture is titled "Growth hormone (GH), GH antagonists, GH receptor knockouts; getting old and fat."

The Society for Endocrinology named Kopchick recipient of the honorable Transatlantic Medal, which is annually given to one North American endocrinologist each year who has made significant contributions to the discipline of endocrinology.

The Transatlantic Medal was created as a way to promote connections between endocrinology in North America and the United Kingdom.

Kopchick is a professor of molecular biology in the College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Edison Biotechnology Institute. He has received international recognition for his work in the field of growth hormones.

The Society for Endocrinology, which is based in England, supports doctors, scientists and nurses who work with hormones.

For more information regarding the Society for Endocrinology BES 2011 conference, click here.