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MGH Endocrine Grand Rounds @12p (In-Person Event)

April 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Mass General Brigham & Massachusetts General Hospital, Endocrine Division

Sponsored by: Endocrine Unit

Endocrine Grand Rounds

Tuesday, April 18th 2023

12-1 PM

Ether Dome *In-Person Event*

Hybrid Zoom option available for those unable to attend in person. Contact for Zoom information.

“Fibroblast Growth Factor 23, Osteomalacia, Hypophosphatemia and Osteoarthropathy: Lessons Learned from High Molecular Weight FGF2 Transgenic mice”


Presented by

Marja Hurley, MD, FASBMR

UConn Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor

Professor of Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery

Member Institute of Systems Genomics

Institutional Designee, AAMC, Group Women in Medicine and Science

Associate Dean Health Career Opportunity Programs

Founding Director, Aetna Health Professions Partnership Initiative

UCONN Health Schools of Medicine & Dental Medicine, Farmington, CT

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Have a broader understanding of the potential role of High molecular weight isoforms of fibroblast growth factor-2 (HMWFGF2) and Fibroblast Growth Factor receptors in rickets and osteoarthritis development in mice
  • Speculate whether modulation of FGF2/FGF23/FGF receptor signaling affect osteomalcaia and osteoarthritis in mice
  • Understand the potential role of HMWFGF2/FGF23 in genetic disorder XLH

Target Audience: This activity is intended for Endocrinologists and Health Care Professionals with an interest in Endocrine Topics

Course Director: Jose Florez, M.D., Ph.D.


In support of improving patient care, Mass General Brigham is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Mass General Brigham designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


April 18
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


April 18
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm