A group of Alpha One Foundation supporters will run in the Dublin City Council/BHAA road race on the 9th April 2011.

This race will take place in St. Anne's Park, Raheny with a ladies two mile race begining at 11am and a mens four mile race beginning at 11.30am. The entrance fee is €15 (for non-BHAA members) and all levels as well as supporters are welcome.

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Today's Irish Daily Mail (February 21st 2011) has an article on Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (Alpha-1) written by their health editor Petrina Vousden (page 12).

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Researchers from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and Beaumont Hospital have made a breakthrough in understanding the mechanisms behind the most severe form of hereditary emphysema (alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, or Alpha-1) and how protein treatments can improve the condition. Please see our news & events section for the full article. You can also view articles on this research in the Irish Times and the Irish Health websites. This research was also described in the Irish Daily Mail and the Irish Daily Star. 

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Researchers from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and Beaumont Hospital have made a breakthrough in understanding the mechanisms behind the most severe form of hereditary emphysema and how protein treatments can improve the condition. The findings of this study may also lead to new treatments for patients with smoker’s emphysema.

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