Current Committee Members 2023
President Professor Fidelma Dunne
Secretary/Treasurer Dr James Gibney (team ends 2023)
Basic Science. Dr Paula O’Shea (term ends 2023)
Paediatrics Dr Edna Roche
Leinster Dr Pyeh Kyithar; Lead Organiser 49th Annual Meeting (term ends 2026)
Ulster Dr Helen Wallace; Lead Organiser 48th Annual Meeting (term ends 2025)
Connacht Dr Siobhan Bacon, Lead Organiser 47th Annual Meeting (term ends 2024)
Munster Dr Mark Hannon; Lead Organiser 50th Annual Meeting (term ends 2027)
Subgroups Dr Orla Neylon (Secretary Diabetes Subgroup nominally representing all subgroups on main committee)
Ex Officio Dr Matthew Murphy assisting with organisation of the 47th Annual Meeting (2023)
If you wish to get involved in any of the activities of the Irish Endocrine Society, please contact any committee member.
- Diabetes Dr Antoinette Tuthill
- Endocrinology. Professor Rachel Crowley
- Obesity Professor Francis Finucane
Many thanks to all those involved in the recent 46th Annual Meeting of The Irish Endocrine Society held from 11th and 12th November 2022. It was a very well attended events with very high numbers attending in-person and also on the online platform
2022 MONTOGOMERY MEDAL (best oral presentation) Cliona O’Donnell for OC2 titled The Effect of Treatment with a Glucagon-like-peptide-1 Analogue on Metabolic Activity in Adipose Tissue: data from a proof-of-concept PET-CT study
2022 O’DOVOVAN MEDAL (best poster presentation) Robert Lyons for CR2 titled Case Report: The successful use of a MiniMed 780G insulin pump containing Teriparatide to treat symptomatic hypoparathyroidism in a patient with Barakat Syndrome
2022 BASIC SCIENCE GRANTS
Marie McIlroy Evaluation of androgen driven cancer cell entosis as a potential mechanism of endocrine therapy resistance in breast cancer Supervisors Prof. Jochen Prehn and Prof. Michael O’Reilly
Keith Rochfort To elucidate the effect of semaglutide on a three-dimensional model of the blood retinal barrier in a diabetic setting Supervisor Dr. Hannah Forde
2022 CLINICAL SCIENCE AWARDS
Mairead Crowley Evaluation of glycemic control and pregnancy outcomes in women with HNF1A-MODY and HNF4A-MODY Supervisor Prof. Maria M Byrne
Ben Loughrey Exome Sequencing to Characterise the Pituitary Neuroendocrine Tumour Microenvironment. Supervisor Prof. Steven Hunter
On behalf of the committee, please accept our thanks to all that participated in the 46th Annual Meeting. We are looking forward to welcoming you at the Study Day scheduled for 27th January 2023 in the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, 6 Kildare Street, Dublin 2.
Congratulations to all who were involved in the 46th Annual Meeting of the Irish Endocrine Society. Thank you to each and every one of you for your support and your participation in the meeting.
The winner of the 2022 O’Donovan medal is Cliona O’Donnell for her oral presentation entitled ‘The Effect of Treatment with a Glucagon-like-peptide-1 Analogue on Metabolic Activity in Adipose Tissue: data from a proof-of-concept PET-CT study’.
The winner of the 2022 Montgomery medal is Robert Lyons for his poster entitled ‘The successful use of a MiniMed 780G insulin pump containing Teriparatide to treat symptomatic hypoparathyroidism in a patient with Barakat Syndrome’.
Thank you to those who submitted your research to the meeting.