11th Eithne Walls Research Meeting 2020 – Winners Announced

The 11th Eithne Walls Research Meeting 2020 took place online on Thursday  17th December.

Despite the challenges, the response to this year’s meeting was overwhelming, with 16 presentations of the highest calibre from trainees of the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital across Ophthalmology, ENT, and Anaesthetics. The meeting is an important forum for cross-specialty knowledge sharing and learning, the standard of which was exceptional across the board this year.

We are delighted to announce the winners for 2020

2020 Winners

The Eithne Walls Research Medal 2020

A photograph of the Eithne Walls Research Medal winner Dr Reinold Goetz

Dr. Reinold Goetz, ‘It’s a hard NOX life: unravelling the role of NOX4 in fibrosis in glaucoma’




The Professor Aongus Curran Medal

A photograph of the winner of the Professor Aongus Curran Medal Dr Justin Hintz

Dr. Justin Hintz, ‘Correlating Radiological And Histological Staging Of Advanced Laryngeal Cancer’





The Research Foundation Clinical Prize

A photograph of the Research Foundation Clinical Prize winner Dr Kirk Stephenson

Dr. Kirk Stephenson, ‘The management of Keratoconus in an Irish Intellectual Disability Population’





Congratulations to everyone who took part. Thank you.

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