ITS ASM 2019 Highlights – Awards

Awards for Best Oral and Poster Presentations at the 2019 ITS Annual Scientific Meeting – kindly supported by Boehringer Ingelheim

Oral Awards

Pictured above: Dr Alex Franciosi, RCSI Beaumont Hospital, received the prize for Best Oral Presentation from Ms Linda Caulfield, Boehringer Ingelheim for his presentation ‘Clarifying the risk of lung disease in SZ alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD)


Pictured above: Dr Kimberley Black received the runner up prize for Best Oral for her presentation ‘Enhanced airway smooth muscle relaxation via proteinase activated receptor 2’, received on her behalf by Professor Lorcan McGarvey, Queens University Belfast from Ms Linda Caulfield, Boehringer Ingelheim.


Poster Awards

Pictured above: Dr Oliver McElvaney, Beaumont Hospital received the Award for Best Poster from Ms Niamh Tuite, Boehringer Ingelheim for his poster titled ‘Specific inhibition of the NLRP3 inflammasone as an anti-inflammatory strategy in cystic fibrosis.’

(Not pictured) – Dr Jessica McCarthy, Cork University Hospital, received the runner up prize for Best Poster presentation for ‘An Exploration of patients knowledge and anxiety associated with incidentally found pulmonary nodules and development of an Irish Thoracic Society endorsed National patient information leaflet for pulmonary nodules.


ANÁIL Award for Best Presentation by a Respiratory Clinical Nurse Specialist

Pictured above (L-R): Maria Leiterman receiving her award from Olivia Lee, ANÁIL