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
The Eithne Walls Research Medal 2020
Dr. Reinold Goetz, ‘It’s a hard NOX life: unravelling the role of NOX4 in fibrosis in glaucoma’
The Professor Aongus Curran Medal
Dr. Justin Hintz, ‘Correlating Radiological And Histological Staging Of Advanced Laryngeal Cancer’
The Research Foundation Clinical Prize
Dr. Kirk Stephenson, ‘The management of Keratoconus in an Irish Intellectual Disability Population’