Irish Thoracic Society Launches Respiratory Health of the Nation 2018

THE IRISH THORACIC SOCIETY IS TODAY CALLING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NATIONAL RESPIRATORY TASKFORCE TO ADDRESS THE RISING TIDE OF RESPIRATORY DISEASE IN IRELAND. The call came at the launch of a major new report on the burden of respiratory disease on Ireland’s population.Respiratory Health of the Nation 2018 provides an overview of the […]


Irish Thoracic Society Research Grant in Respiratory Medicine 2018 – 2020

Professor Fergal O’Gara, BIOMERIT Research Centre, School of Microbiology, University College Cork, is the recipient of the Irish Thoracic Society Research Grant 2018, awarded under the MRCG/HRB Joint Funding Scheme and supported by GSK through an unrestricted educational grant.  The title of the research project is ‘  Evaluating a novel macrolide based early intervention in […]


ITS – GSK – BTS Travel Bursary Recipients 2018

We are delighted to announce the recipients of the 2018 Irish Thoracic Society – GSK – British Thoracic Society Travel Bursaries – Bridget Murray (RCSI), Dr Sinéad Walsh (NUIG) and Joshua Holmes (Queens University, Belfast). Pictured at the awarding of the bursaries at the ITS ASM 2018 in Belfast are (from l to r); Bridget […]


ASI ITS Bursary – Call for Applications

Applications are invited for the Asthma Society of Ireland and Irish Thoracic Society Joint Research Bursary of €10,000, which was announced at the ITS ASM 2018 in Belfast. This Bursary is kindly supported by Novartis. Please follow this link for details: ASI ITS Bursary – Call for Applications    


Asthma Research Bursary worth €10,000 announced at ITS Conference

From left to right: Mr Shane Sullivan (Medical Advisor – Novartis), Dr Ross Morgan (President – Irish Thoracic Society) and Ms Sarah O’Connor (CEO – Asthma Society of Ireland) at the announcement of the ASI ITS Asthma Research Bursary at the ITS ASM 2018 in Belfast.   Asthma Research Bursary worth €10,000 announced at ITS […]


Launch of the ITS ILD Registry Annual Report 2018

The Irish Thoracic Society are delighted to announce the launch of the ITS Interstitial Lung Disease Registry Annual Report 2018, on Friday 23rd November, at the ITS Annual Scientific Meeting 2018, which took place at the Hastings Europa Hotel, Belfast. ITS ILD Registry Annual Report 2018


ITS GSK ERS Travel Bursary Recipients

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the ITS GSK European Respiratory Society Travel Bursaries – Ms Ashley Sullivan, UCC, Dr Breda Cushen, RCSI – Beaumont and Mr Peter Coss, St James’s Hospital, Dublin. They are pictured here at the European Respiratory Society Congress in Paris. Left to right: Declan Traynor and Ms Louise Mannion […]


ITS – GSK – British Thoracic Society Travel Bursaries 2018

The Irish Thoracic Society is pleased to invite applications for three Travel Bursaries to the British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting taking place in London from the 5th – 7th December 2018, kindly supported by GSK.  Bursaries will cover travel, accommodation, registration fees and airport transfers to be arranged directly by the ITS for the successful […]


Launch of Position Statement and Patient Registry for Pulmonary Fibrosis

Irish Thoracic Society Calls for the Appropriate Staffing and Resourcing of Centres of Expertise, and Implementation of Standard Pathway of Care for all Patients with Lung Fibrosis in Ireland Call comes at launch of patient registry and position statement on management of lung fibrosis in Ireland The Irish Thoracic Society has today called for the […]


ITS – GSK – ERS Travel Bursaries 2018

The Irish Thoracic Society is delighted to invite applications for three Travel Bursaries to the European Respiratory Society Congress (ERS) taking place in Paris on the 15 – 19 September 2018, kindly supported by GSK.  Bursaries will cover travel, accommodation, registration fees and airport transfers to be arranged directly by the ITS for the successful […]