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Dr. Hugh Tildesley


We're committed to improving how healthcare is provided in British Columbia through clinical and foundational research.


Founded by the late Dr. Hugh Tildesley, the Endocrine Research Society (ERS) was officially incorporated under the Society Act of British Columbia in March 1995. The educational goals of the Society are to conduct medical research, primarily carried out in the province of British Columbia, and to educate the public and medical professionals of ERS’s research by way of conferences, seminars, publications, and public forums.

Explore the things we are doing


The ERS has initiated and been involved in many studies throughout the years. Currently, the ERS is focused on the topics of diabetes, osteoporosis, and pituitary. Learn more about our current research projects below.


Based in Vancouver, our team of researchers, doctors, and students work with healthcare specialists across British Columbia to identify and solve current healthcare problems. Find out more about our team below.


The ERS hosts two annual conferences in Vancouver: BC Endocrine Day and Diabetes Directors Seminar. Each event features distinguished speakers from across North America. Find out more about these events and register below!



BC Endocrine Day

Join us at this year's BC Endocrine Day! Come listen to our diverse panel of experts speak on their research and keep up to date with current issues and case studies on endocrine topics. Registration open now!

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