In memory of Professor Iain T Boyle (1935–2001) who contributed greatly to the field of mineral metabolism and his work on osteoporosis was known and acclaimed nationally and internationally. The award is open to young scientists who have made significant progress and contribution to the field of bone and calcified tissue.
The award is for €1000 (Euros) is announced during the ECTS annual congress.
This award is open to young scientists who have made significant progress and contribution to the field of bone and calcified tissue. The nominee should be within 10 years of completing their PhD (or equivalent).
Nominees must be nominated and seconded by ECTS members.
Nominations for the 2020 Iain T Boyle are now open closed. A new call for nominations will open in September 2020.
All nominations are reviewed by an independent panel of reviewers. The final decision is based on the marks and comments from the reviewers and any conflicts of interest are identified and dealt with appropriately.
Winner of the 2020 Award
Congratulations to Andrea Palermo, MD, PhD (Campus Bio-Medico University Rome, Italy) recipient of the 2020 Iain T Boyle Award presented during the ECTS Annual General Meeting 2020.
For a full list of previous Award recipients, please visit the Previous Grants section.
Although his young age, Andrea has achieved a solid leadership in the clinical bone arena. With unique and indipendent studies, he has added further knowledge in the field of parathyroid diseases, exploring also new routes of intervention for hypoparathyroidism. He has also contributed to the characterization of irisin, establishing the relationship with PTH and fracture risk. He has built his own team of clinical researchers, becoming a prominent group inside the ECTS family. Congratulations Andrea, ad majora!