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2017 BSPED Award Winners Announced
25 Nov 2017

The following awards were presented at the BSPED Annual Meeting in Gateshead in November. Thank you to all those who applied and congratulations to all the winners.

BSPED Research & Education Award
Awarded to: Claire Wood
Title: The role of VBP6, a steroid analogue, on growth and bone health in a novel mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

BSPED Paediatric Endocrine Nurse Award
Awarded to: Christine Desmond
Title: Paediatric Nurse –Led Virtual Thyroid Clinic

Best Basic Abstract
Awarded to: Sasha Howard - Abstract no: 0031
Title: Patients with Self-Limited Delayed Puberty harbour mutations in multiple genes controlling GnRH Neuronal Development

Best Clinical Abstract
Awarded to: Amy Thorby-Lister  - Abstract no: 0086
Title: Cumulative radiation exposure from imaging and associated lifetime cancer risk in children with osteogenesis imperfecta

Best Poster
Awarded to: Edna Roche and colleagues  - Poster no: 0060 (Thursday)
Title: A novel IGSF1 mutation in a large Irish kindred highlights the need for family screening in the IGSF1 deficiency syndrome 

Best CME Presentation
Awarded to: Ian Tully
Title: A novel syndrome of nephrogenic syndrome of inappropriate antidiuresis, precocious puberty, parathyroid insensitivity associated with a novel GNAS mutation, p.F376V