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06 December 2016

ITS GSK BTS Bursaries

Pictured at the presentation of the ITS GSK Travel Bursaries to the BTS Winter Meeting are Dr Marcus Butler, Irish Thoracic Society, Dr Dorothy Ryan, Beaumont Hospital, Dr Matshediso Mokoka, Beaumont Hospital, RCSI and Mr Tom Lane, GSK.

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06 December 2016

ASI ITS Research Bursary 2016

Pictured at the presentation of the ASI ITS Research Bursary 2016 are Ms Averil Power, CEO, Asthma Society, Prof Anthony O'Regan, Galway University Hospital,Galway, Ms Jennifer Heaney, Novartis and Dr Jacqueline Rendall, President, Irish Thoracic Society.  Prof O'Regan's project will be exploring the prevalence and impact of nasal disease in persistent asthma in the West of Ireland.

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16 September 2016

ITS GSK Travel Bursaries

The Irish Thoracic Society is now pleased to invite applications for two Travel Bursaries to the British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting taking place in London from the 7th – 9th December 2016, kindly supported by GSK. 

Winners of the ITS GSK ERS Travel Bursaries were Dr Melissa McDonnell, Galway University Hospital, Dr Christina Campbell, St Vincent's University Hospital and Ms Brenda Deering, Beaumont Hospital Dublin pictured at the ERS Congress in London with Dr Jacqueline Rendall, ITS President and Mr Martijn Akveld, Director of Medical Affairs, GSK.

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Upcoming Events

ITS Respiratory Challenge Quiz Evening

Following the success of last year’s event, we will once again be hosting the ITS Respiratory Challenge Quiz Evening, kindly supported by Astra Zeneca. It will take place on Friday 21st April in the Radisson Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin.

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ITS Annual Scientific Meeting 2016

The ITS ASM took place in the Fitzpatrick Killiney Castle Hotel, Dublin, on 18 & 19 November 2016.  For meeting highlights, please see our meeting page


Report of ITS

Ireland Needs Healthier Airways
and Lungs The Evidence

A compilation of Statistical Data by Dr. Neil Brennan, Suzanne McCormack and Dr. Terry O'Connor

Click here to download (PDF 850k)
Click here to read press release


Members of the Irish Lung Health Alliance with winners of the 'Lovin Our Lungs' Movie Awards visit for more information.