Dr. Michael Conall Dennedy
Dr Michael Conall Dennedy is a Consultant Endocrinologist at Galway University Hospital and a Senior Lecturer in Therapeutics at NUI, Galway.
He is a Galway graduate, completing a BSc in Pharmacology in 2000, MB, BAO, BCh in 2002, MD in Obstetrics in 2007 and PhD in Medicine in 2013. He trained through the HSE/HRB National SpR Academic Fellowship Programme, an integrated academic clinician scientist programme. Following this he completed a fellowship in endocrinology at the University of Cambridge and Addenbrooke’s hospital. He assumed his current post in February 2014.
His research interests centre on the pathogenesis and treatment of functional adrenal tumours, both benign and malignant. He is a member of the European Network for the Study of Adrenal Tumour working Groups for Adrenocortical Carcinoma, Aldosterone Producing Adenomas, Phaeochromocytoma and Non Aldosterone Producing Adrenocortical Adenomas. He retains links with the Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge and has forged collaborations with the Centre for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University of Birmingham. He is also affiliated with the CURAM programme at NUI, Galway and the Translational Medical Device Laboratory.
He is the NUI, Galway director for the Wellcome/HRB Irish Clinical Academic Training (ICAT) Programme and a co-recepient of this award. He is also the director of the undergraduate MB/PhD programme at NUI, Galway. He is the Specialty Director for Endocrinology for the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland’s, International Clinical Fellows Programme.