April 30, 2015 0 Comments

Over 200 people from 26 countries attended the 5th  Alpha-1 Global Patient Congress in Barga, Italy earlier this month. Speakers included renowned Alpha-1 scientists, clinicians, industry partners, patients, caregivers and families. (more…)

March 27, 2015 0 Comments

Having been diagnosed with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency at just six months old,  Colm Costello from Ballinamore, Co.Leitrim was one of the youngest patients to undergo a liver transplant operation in Ireland in May

December 17, 2014 Comments Off

Tests Required There are 2 tests required to diagnose alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency. The first test is an alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) level, the second more informative test is an AAT phenotype. An AAT phenotype