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December 12, 2014 Comments Off

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar visited the Alpha One Foundation in Beaumont Hospital on Monday December 1st, to learn about Alpha-1, a genetic condition that can cause lung and liver problems.  Minister Varadkar met

December 12, 2014 Comments Off

The Science Squad featured a special report on Alpha-1 and COPD on RTE1 on December 1st, 2014. The show visited the Alpha One Foundation in RCSI Beaumont Hospital to highlight the high prevalence

December 2, 2014 Comments Off

The Science Squad on RTE1 on Monday evening, December 1st ran an excellent piece on Alpha-1.  It featured an interview with Professor McElvaney and 2 inspirational Alpha-1 patient stories from Stephen Smith and

November 11, 2014 Comments Off

The annual Alpha-1 conference took place again this year in the Marino Institute of Education on Friday, 24th of October. Over 50 Alphas and members of their families attended making it one of

October 2, 2014 Comments Off

The Alpha One Foundation is delighted to announce the Annual Alpha-1 Conference will take place on: Friday 24th October 2014, commencing at 9.30 am in Marino Institute of Education, Griffith Avenue, Dublin 9.

September 16, 2014 Comments Off

A recent survey has revealed that one in every two people nationwide has experienced lung disease, either personally or through a member of their family. Yet only 18% have had their lungs tested

August 14, 2014 Comments Off

The annual Alpha-1 conference will take place this year on Friday, October 24th in the Marino Institute of Education in Dublin. We are delighted to confirm that Mr. John Walsh, CEO of the US

July 25, 2014 Comments Off

An exciting new project has been launched by IPPOSI and UCD in an attempt to solve some of the everyday problems that people with medical conditions encounter.  (more…)

May 28, 2014 Comments Off

Researchers from the Alpha One Foundation, the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and Harvard University have made a major breakthrough in identifying people who have an increased risk of developing COPD (chronic

September 3, 2009 Comments Off

Since I was first diagnosed with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency in January 1990 my life has been a bit of a roller coaster. (more…)

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