Current Committee 2022

Current Committee Members 2022

President  Professor Fidelma Dunne

Secretary/Treasurer  Dr James Gibney

Basic Science. Dr Paula O’Shea

Paediatrics  Dr Edna Roche

Leinster  Dr Pyeh Kyithar  (term ends 2025)

Ulster  Dr Helen Wallace  (term ends 2024)

Connacht  Dr Siobhan Bacon  (term ends 2023)

Munster  Dr Mark Hannon  (term ends 2026)

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.

Subgroup Chairpersons

  • Diabetes             Dr Antoinette Tuthill
  • Endocrinology.   Professor Rachel Crowley
  • Obesity               Professor Francis Finucane

Committee Members

Annual Meeting Irish Endocrine Society 11th and 12th November 2022 – Medals and Awards

Dear Colleagues,

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.

46th Annual Meeting of The Irish Endocrine Society Prize Winners

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.