Irish Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2011

May 20, 2014 Alpha1 Admin Comments Off

The Alpha One Foundation had a stand at the Irish Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting on Friday and Saturday. This meeting is attended by Nurses, Scientists, Doctors and Consultants who have an interest in the lungs and lung disease.

There were 12 scientific posters and one talk about Alpha-1.

Congratulations to our CEO Kitty O’Connor who came second in the Best Poster presented by a Respiratory Nurse as judged by ÁNAIL, the Respiratory Nurses Association.

Congratulations also to Rebecca Wolfe from the Department of Respiratory Research in RCSI Beaumont Hospital, who received the award for Best Poster. Her poster was entitled: “Alpha-1 Antitrypsin: A Novel TNF-Alpha Blocker?”.