ITS ATS Bursaries – call for applications

The Irish Thoracic Society is pleased to invite applications for two Bursaries to attend the American Thoracic Society (ATS) Meeting taking place in Philadelphia from the 15th – 20th May 2020, kindly supported by A. Menarini Pharmaceuticals.The first bursary, to the value of €5,000, will be awarded based on an evaluation of abstracts submitted to […]


ASI ITS Joint Research 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 2019 in Galway. This Bursary is kindly supported by Novartis. Please find application details here: Asthma Society of Ireland and Irish Thoracic Society Call for Applications The deadline for applications […]


2019 Respiratory Health Campaign

The Irish Thoracic Society recently worked with Health News on the 2019 Respiratory Health campaign. The campaign features expert views and analysis on key issues in the respiratory health community, with a central focus on overall management and outcomes for those living with respiratory conditions. It is available here: https://bit.ly/2P5WJQo  


ITS – GSK – British Thoracic Society Travel Bursaries Winners 2019

The Irish Thoracic Society is pleased to announce the winners of the Travel Bursaries to the British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting taking place in London from the 4th – 6th December 2019, kindly supported by GSK: Ms Antoinette Doherty, Letterkenny University Hospital and Dr Oliver McElvaney, RCSI Beaumont Hospital.  


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