Previous Award Winners

BSPED James M Tanner Award

  • 2020 Ieuan Hughes (presented in 2021)
    In recognition of his outstanding overall contribution to the field of paediatric endocrinology and diabetes
  • 2019 David Dunger
    In recognition of an outstanding lifetime contribution to the field of paediatric endocrinology and diabetes


BSPED Research and Innovation Award (Previously BSPED Research/Research and Education Award)

  • 2021 Phillip Murray
    Exploring Novel Human Glucocorticoid Response Markers in Children with Adrenal Insufficiency
  • 2021 Sasha Howard
    International Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism Registry – I-HH: set up and development of a new rare disease registry
  • 2019 Suet Ching Chen
    CoMBAT study: Clinical effects of metformin on bones in young adults with Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM)
  • 2018 Toby Candler
    Epigenetic regulation of thyroid function: examining the potentially modifiable effect of differential PAX-8 methylation on thyroid function in children in The Gambia
  • 2018 Li Chan
    Adrenal rescue of Familial Glucocorticoid Deficiency using donor specific reprogrammed cells in mice
  • 2017 Claire Wood
    The role of VBP6, a steroid analogue, on growth and bone health in a novel mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • 2016 Maria Güemes and Ved Arya
    Hypoglycaemia in GH deficient children: the role of continuous glucose monitoring
  • 2016 Emile Hendriks
    Efficacy of intranasal glucagon in treating hypoglycaemia in children with type 1 diabetes
  • 2015 Charlotte Elder
    Pharmacokinetic validation of a non-invasive Short Synacthen Test in children Beta Cell death in Type 1 Diabetes
  • 2014  Chloe Bulwer
    Beta Cell death in Type 1 Diabetes
  • 2014 Carles Gaston-Massuet
    Targeting the prostaglandins receptors (EP1-4) as novel therapeutic treatment to craniopharyngioma
  • 2013 Hoong-Wei Gan
    Quantification of oxytocin (OXT) and arginine-vasopressin (AVP) concentrations in patients with hypothalamic tumours and septo-optic dysplasia
  • 2013 Senthil Senniappan
    Evaluation of efficacy and safety of mTOR inhibitors in the management of severe congenital hyperinsulinism
  • 2012 Rakesh Amin
    Healthcare Provision and Adverse Outcomes for a Nationally Representative Cohort of Women with Turner Syndrome.
  • 2012 Pooja Sachdev
    The BOW Study (Bone in Weight Loss): The effect of profound weight loss following intragastric balloon placement on skeletal integrity in severely obese adolescents
  • 2011 Evelien Gevers
    Does SOX2 regulate bone stem/progenitor cells?
  • 2011 Akash Sinha
    Understanding the role of Vitamin D in skeletal muscle function using 31p-Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
  • 2010 Dr Paul Dimitri, Sheffield
    A study to develop novel ultrashort-time (UTE) MR sequence analysis of trabecular and cortical bone compartments in children and adolescents.
  • 2010 Dr Catherine Peters, London
    Expression of TVA as a tool for targeting gene expression in pancreatic beta cells: establishing a transgenic mouse colony.
  • 2009 Dr Christina Wei, Bristol
    Mechanism of Impaired glucose tolerance in survivors of childhood leukaemia treated with and without bone marrow transplantation (BMT) and total body irradiation (TBI)
  • 2009 Dr G. Ajayakumar Thankamony, Cambridge
    Developmental origins of Type 2 Diabetes: Tolerance of Fasting and circulating IGF-I levels
  • 2008 Dr John Gregory, Cardiff
    Development of a novel ex vivo femoral slice model for the study of osteonecrosis and other bone diseases
  • 2008 Dr Sze Choong Wong, Glasgow
    The Effects Of Chronic Inflammatory Disease On Growth And Skeletal Development In The Socs2 Deficient Mouse


BSPED Paediatric Endocrine and Diabetes Nurse and Allied Health Professionals Award (Previously Ipsen BSPED Paediatric Endocrine Nurse Award/BSPED Paediatric Endocrine Nurse Award)

  • 2021 Rosie Anderson

    Pilot stepped-care pathway for eating problems in Type 1 diabetes (T1DM)

  • 2021 Thilipan Thaventhiran
    A cross-sectional survey and service evaluation on the provision of mental health support in the care of children with short stature
  • 2020 (not awarded in 2020)
  • 2019 Stephanie Ward
    Service user feedback on the Gender Identity Development Service delivered at University College London Hospital (UCLH)
  • 2018 Rebecca Broadbent
    Developing an E-information resource tool for young people (YP) at Transition to Adult Services
  • 2017 Christine Desmond
    Paediatric Nurse-Led Virtual Thyroid Clinic
  • 2016 (not awarded in 2016)
  • 2015 Lee Martin
    Review of the nurse specialist's role in caring for children and young people with Cushing's syndrome
  • 2014 Kate Davies
    International study to examine the use of social media in endocrine nursing and research
  • 2013 (not awarded in 2013)
  • 2012 Pauline Musson
    Managing children with symptomatic vitamin D deficiency: the role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist.
  • 2011 Nicky Nicholl
    Psychological Care for Families affected by Disorders of Sex Development (DSD)
  • 2010 Mrs Lindsey Rigby
    Setting up of a dedicated specialised multidisciplinary out-patient clinic for children with Congenital Hyperinsulinism (CHI).


Merck Serono BSPED Award (no longer awarded)

  • 2011 Helen Storr
    Interplay of the fetal adrenal cortex, placental corticotrophin-releasing hormone (CRH) and placental kisspeptin in the maintenance of pregnancy and parturition.
  • 2010 Dr Rod Mitchell, Edinburgh
    The effect of exposure to the proposed endocrine disruptor di (n-butyl) phthalate on development of the human fetal testis using a xenograft approach.
  • 2009 Professor Mehul Dattani, London
    Kallmann syndrome and Congenital Hypopituitarism: an overlap in pathogenesis?
  • 2008 Dr Mandy Drake, Edinburgh
    Epigenetic modifications in the early life programming of disease


Novo Nordisk BSPED Paediatric Diabetes Nurse Award (no longer awarded)

  • 2011 Noeleen Lovell
    Structured Knowledge and Information Programme