Antonio Bianco,MD,PhD has been selected as the recipient of the  American Thyroid Association‘s 2020 John B. Stanbury Thyroid Pathophysiology Medal in recognition of his extraordinary contributions to thyroid disease research. Dr. Bianco, professor of medicine in the Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, is an internationally recognized expert in the study of thyroid hormone action, particularly in the local control of thyroid hormone activation by deiodinase enzymes.  He is a Past President of the American Thyroid Association and a former recipient of the Van Meter Award from the American Thyroid Association, the Rosalind-Pitts-Rivers Medal from the British Thyroid Association, and the LATS Prize from the Latin American Thyroid Society.

The American Thyroid Association‘s 2020 John B. Stanbury Thyroid Pathophysiology Medal recognizes outstanding research contributions, either conceptual or technical, to the understanding of thyroid physiology or the pathophysiology of thyroid disease, as evidenced by having a major impact on research or clinical practice related to thyroid diseases. The medal will be conferred during the American Thyroid Association’s Annual Meeting in May.