ITS ASM 2015 Highlights

ITS Guest Lecture: Stratified Medicine in Severe Asthma, Professor Liam Heaney, Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Centre for Infection and Immunity, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast. Kindly supported by Teva Pharmaceuticals Ireland.

Pictured are Dr Terry O’Connor, Mercy University Hospital Cork, Mr Greg Hays, Teva Ireland, Professor Liam Heaney, Queens University Belfast and Dr John Faul, Connolly Hospital, Dublin

ITS Guest Lecture: Bacterial Infection in COPD: Consequences and Mechanisms, Professor Sanjay Sethi, Professor of Medicine, Assistant Vice President for Health Sciences Medical Director,University at Buffalo, State University of New York.  Kindly supported by Boehringer Ingelheim Ireland.

Pictured are: Mr Tony Burke Moran, Boehringer Ingelheim Ireland, Professor Sanjay Sethi, University of Buffalo and State University of New York, Dr Ed McKone, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin, Professor Shane O’Neill, Beaumont Hospital Dublin.

ITS Guest Lecture: Overall approach to ILD: the critical importance of clinical reasoning Professor Athol Wells, Consultant Physician, Royal Brompton Hospital and NHLI, Imperial College, London.  Kindly supported by Roche Products (Ireland) Limited.

Pictured are: Dr Des Murphy, Cork University Hospital, Professor Anthony O’Regan, Galway University Hospital, Ms Denise Eggleston, Roche Products (Ireland) Ltd, Professor Athol Wells, Royal Brompton Hospital and Imperial College London and Dr David Curran, Mercy University Hospital Cork

ITS Guest Lecture: Obstructive sleep apnoea – a disorder calling for attention Professor Walter McNicholas, Director, Pulmonary and Sleep Disorders Unit Newman Professor, University College Dublin, St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin. Kindly supported by Vertex