25th March, 2020
Coronavirus Impact

General News

BREATH community across 3 countries are now progressing operations from home. All clinical sampling currently suspended, as our BREATH clinical colleagues prioritise to coronavirus challenge.

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11th March, 2020
ERS LSC 2020 in Estoril, Portugal: Kirsty McCallum

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The 18th Lung Science Conference held by the European Respiratory Society took place in Estoril, Portugal from the 5-8th March. The meeting took place across four days which included scientific presentations of outstanding quality. The theme of the conference this year was “Metabolic alterations in Lung Ageing and Disease”.

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28th February, 2020
Retired journalist gives valuable insight into his life with COPD

Adults General News Outreach News

A sufferer talks about how COPD has affected his life, the concerns about lack of a cure and the degeneration process, the positive help being provided by the NHS, the importance of self-help to ease the strain of day-to-day living and trying to turn a negative into a positive.

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21st February, 2020
INTERREG EU Commission visit QUB Partner Facilities

General News

Delighted to received visit from Marianne van de Vorle, Programme Officer and Paschal Boijmans, Head of Unit for INTERREG EU Commission, and to present them an overview of our successful INTERREG-funded 7.7M Euro BREATH project.  A valuable meeting – the visit was much appreciated.  

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20th December, 2019
Feedback Letters from Primary Pupils

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The impact of the BREATH schools’ enagement programme, to increase awarenss of COPD, is best reflected in the words and pictures from the pupils themselves.

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16th December, 2019
COPD patient joins BREATH schools’ public awareness campaign

Adults General News Kids Outreach News

Mr Charters very kindly joined the BREATH schools engagement programme, by being interviewed at an assembly on COPD in Kirkcudbright Academy.

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29th November, 2019
‘Award Winning’ BREATH Staff, Students & Pupils

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The BREATH Trophy Cabinet is already filling with BREATH staff and student nominations/awards, speaking to early programme success.

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29th November, 2019
BREATH PhD Oral Presentation Award at ITS

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UWS PhD student Kimberly Black receives Irish Thoracic Society runner up prize for best oral presentation

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28th November, 2019
BREATH Highlighted by Emma Harper MSP in Scottish Parliament Debate 2019

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BREATH Programme again highlighted by Emma Harper MSP in debate on the floor of Scottish Parliament

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28th November, 2019
BREATH Present en masse at Irish Thoracic Society Galway Meeting 2019

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BREATH PhDs evidence the success of their doctoral training to date by an impressive breadth of scientific presentations on COPD at Irish Thoracic Society Annual Meeting, Galway. PhD student Kimberly Black does BREATH and UWS proud by delivering an excellent oral presentation on PAR2 and airway smooth muscle at the Galway Irish Thoracic Society meeting […]

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