Agenda for Alpha-1 Conference 2013

May 20, 2014 Alpha1 Admin Comments Off

The exciting agenda for the Annual Alpha-1 Conference which is taking place on October 11th in Marino Institute of Education on Griffith Avenue has been finalised.

09.30   Registration, Tea and Coffee

10.00   Conference Opening by Special Guest Joe Brolly

10.15   New Replacement Therapy Clinical Trial in Alpha-1
           Prof Gerry McElvaney, Respiratory Consultant, Beaumont Hospital

10.45   Practical Tips for Healthy Eating
           Dr Frank Doyle, Lecturer in Psychology, RCSI
11.15   National Screening Programme & Current Research Developments in Alpha-1
           Dr Tomás Carroll, Alpha One Foundation & Dr David Bergin, RCSI

11.45   Genetics in Ireland & Alpha-1
           Dr Gianpiero Cavalleri, Senior Lecturer in Human Genetics, RCSI

12.15   Question and Answers

12.30   Light Lunch Provided in College Cafeteria            

13.30   Patient Support Groups
           Michael McGloin, Chairman, Benbulben COPD Support Group

14.00   Pulmonary Rehabilitation
           Michelle O’Brien, Physiotherapist, Pulmonary Rehab, St Michael’s Hospital, Dún Laoghaire

15.00   Conference Close

If you want to reserve a place please contact us on 01-8093871 or email We look forward to seeing you all in October.