Abstract submission for Joint Irish-UK Endocrine Meeting 14 – 15 October 2024 is now open.


Abstraction submission for the upcoming joint meeting of the Society for Endocrinology and Irish Endocrine Society in Belfast October 14th and 15th 2024 is now open. The conference centre is ICC Belfast, 2 Lanyon Place, Belfast, BT1 3WH. The Committee would like to encourage as much participation from our membership in this meeting.

The closing date for submission of abstracts is 21st May 2024 

Please find the following link for further information on abstract submission.

Joint Irish-UK Endocrine Meeting 2024 | Society for Endocrinology


27th IES Continuing Education Study Day


P R O V I S I O N A L   P R O G R A M M E

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/27th-ies-continuing-education-study-day-friday-11th-june-2021-tickets-157633015593





Professor Brendan Kinsley, President of the Irish Endocrine Society





Chair: Professor Brendan Kinsley, President of the Irish Endocrine Society


10.50 – 11.35





11.35– 12.40








12.40 – 13.30



Epidemiology of COVID-19 and diabetes

Professor Helen Colhoun

Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine

University of Edinburgh


COVID-19 and Endocrine disorders

   Adrenal Dr Agnieszka Pazderska, Consultant Endocrinologist, St. James’s Hospital

   ThyroidDr Anne McGowan, Consultant Endocrinologist, Robert Graves Institute, Tallaght University Hospital

   ReproductiveDr Lisa Owens, Consultant Endocrinologist, St. James’s Hospital


Coffee break




Chair: Professor James Gibney, Honorary Secretary/ Treasurer, Irish Endocrine Society.



13.30 – 14.10





14.10 – 14:40             

Why is COVID-19 more severe in diabetes and obesity?

Professor Carel le Roux

Professor of Experimental Pathology

University College Dublin


Diabetes and COVID-19 – the Paediatric experience

Dr Orla Neylon

Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist

Department of Paediatrics, University Hospital Limerick


14.40 – 15:30 


15.30 – 16:15     





16.15 – 16:55                           

Coffee break


Management of hyperglycaemia in hospitalised patients with COVID-19

Professor Ketan Dhatariya

Consultant Diabetes & Endocrinology / Honorary Professor

Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia


Diabetes and COVD-19

Professor Daniel J Drucker

Senior Scientist, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute

Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto


16:55– 17.00 Summary and Close

Prof Brendan Kinsley, President, Irish Endocrine Society