Alpha-1 Conference 2018 took place in the Marino Institute of Education in Dublin on Friday, October 12th.  A large gathering braved Storm Callum and the severe weather warning, with some hardy souls rising as early as 4am that morning to make the long journey to Dublin.  A mix of familiar faces and first time attendees enjoyed tea, coffee and scones on arrival. 

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Alpha-1 Conference 2018 takes place Friday, October 12th in Marino Institute of Education in Dublin. Special guest is Mr. Joe Duffy, RTE Broadcaster, who will open proceedings at 10am. The theme for this year is "Family Matters" with a special emphasis on the importance of family screening. 

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We are delighted to announce that our Annual Alpha-1 Conference is taking place on Friday, October 12th in Marino Institute of Education in Drumcondra, Dublin 9. Registration starts at 9.30am and our special guest is Mr. Joe Duffy, RTE Broadcaster, who has kindly agreed to open our conference. The theme for this year is "Family Matters" with a special emphasis on the importance of family screening. 

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The Alpha-1 Foundation Ireland is currently involved in an exciting Irish Research Council funded project in collaboration with Dublin City University Sport and MedEx Wellness. Eóin Durkan from the School of Health and Human Performance in DCU is examining the use of exercise in the treatment of people with Alpha-1 and COPD. Another aim of the project is to find out how physically active people with Alpha-1 are.

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