AbbVie, the pharmaceutical company that manufactures a drug that is used as a puberty blocker, has given nearly $100,000 to the Endocrine Society, which recommends puberty blockers for gender dysphoric youth.
AbbVie gave the Endocrine Society $35K in 2019, $20K in 2020, and a whopping $54,095 in 2021, for a total of $99,095 across the three-year time span. The payments came in the form of corporate sponsorships and scholarships.
The Endocrine Society is “a global community of physicians and scientists dedicated to accelerating scientific breakthroughs and improving patient health and well being,” according to its website. It provides news on research pertaining to endocrinology and offers trainings on a variety of related subjects.
AbbVie is the manufacturer of Lupron Depot, which is commonly used