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


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


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.