Brian Maurer Young Investigator Award (BMYIA)

The Brian Maurer Young Investigator Award, (BMYIA) is aimed at promising young investigators, to encourage and promote quality and original research in Cardiology. The award is named in honour of the late Dr. Brian Maurer who was President of the Irish Cardiac Society from 1988 to 1990 and who, throughout his career, was a strong advocate for research and very supportive to all young cardiologists as they embarked on their careers.

Entries for the BMYIA are accepted through the abstract submission process with four finalists shortlisted to present their work as part of the annual meeting scientific programme. The winner is awarded €5,000 and the BMYIA commemorative medal.

The Brian Maurer Young Investigator Award is supported by Servier Laboratories Ireland Ltd

Dr. Brian Maurer

Dr. Brian Maurer

Those wishing to be considered for the young investigator must meet the following criteria:

  • ZBe currently in cardiology (or related) training or within 3 years of attaining an attending / consultant post
  • ZBe the first author & have carried out the bulk of the work being submitted
  • ZProvide background, a hypothesis, a methods, results and conclusions
  • ZSubmitted work must be completed
  • ZSubmitted work must not be a case report or an audit

BMYIA Finalists 2022:

BMYIA Finalists

BMYIA Winner 2022:
Dr. Diarmaid Hughes

Impact of metabolic surgery on left ventricular structure and function: Differential impact in preserved versus reduced left ventricular ejection fraction

BMYIA Winner Diarmaid Hughes

Dr. Diarmaid Hughes

BMYIA Winner 2021 (Awarded Virtually):
Dr. Muzna Hussain

Atrial uptake on technetium pyrophosphate scintigraphy: clinical implications of this new phenomenon.

Dr. Muzna Hussain

Dr. Muzna Hussain

BMYIA Winner 2020 (Awarded Virtually):
Dr. Angela McInerney

BMYIA Winner 2020

Dr. Angela McInerney

BMYIA Winner 2019:
Dr. Tommy Hennessy

BMYIA Winner 2019

(Left to Right):
Dr. Tommy Hennessy, Prof. Jim Crowley

BMYIA Winner 2018:
Dr. Alan Hanley
BMYIA Winner 2018

(Left to Right):
Bronagh Killen Group Product Manager Servier, Dr. Albert McNeill, ICS President, Dr. Alan Hanley, Paul Casey Cardiovascular Product Manager, Servier