​Maynooth University Distinguished Visiting Scholar Public Lecture

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 19:00 to 20:00
Corrigan Hall, Royal College of Physicians, No. 6, Kildare St., Dublin 2

“The irony of lung fibrosis: a fibroblast to treat IPF”

to be delivered by

Professor Luis Ortiz
Departments of Medicine & Occupational Health,
University of Pittsburgh, USA

Opening address: Professor Philip Nolan

Professor Ortiz is the Maynooth University distinguished visiting scholar 2019.  He has worked extensively on stem cell therapies for lung diseases, and on treating coal miners of W. Pennsylvania. As 2019 also marks the 160th anniversary of the election of Maynooth alumnus Sir Dominic Corrigan as president of the Royal College of Physicians, it is fitting that this event will be in the beautiful Corrigan Hall.
The lecture is jointly hosted by the Maynooth University Human Health Institute and the Irish Lung Fibrosis Association

All Welcome.

This educational event is free of charge but registration is required.

To register email info@ilfa.ie or call 086 871 5264.

CEU/CPD credits pending.