German Professor awarded Irish Sarcoidosis Person of the Year at Tullamore event

Damian Moran

Reporter:

Damian Moran

The Irish Sarcoidosis Support Network held its AGM on Thursday, November 28 at the Tullamore Court Hotel, Tullamore, Co Offaly.

The Irish Sarcoidosis Support Network held its AGM on Thursday, November 28 at the Tullamore Court Hotel, Tullamore, Co Offaly.

It was a fantastic turn out with people from all over Ireland attending. This was a great opportunity for everyone to come and review current developments and to discuss how the fight against Sarcoidosis has progressed.

This year ISARC was very honoured to welcome Professor.Dr.med.Ulrich Costabel Specialist for Pulmonology/Lungs from the Essen University Hospital, Germany. He is the recipient of several honours and awards, including the Sarcoidosis Research Prize presented by the German Sarcoidosis Association. He is also author of numerous scientific papers and chapters, and has edited several books.

Professor Costabel was awarded with the Irish World Sarcoidosis Person of the Year 2013 in recognition for his dedicated work in the area for allergology and for his continued research into the area of Sarcoidosis.

The meeting was also addressed by Professor.Seamas Donnelly Respiratory Consultant, St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin and ISARC’s Medical Advisor.

Dr Mark Sheehy Respiratory Consultant from the Midlands Regional Hospital Mullingar, Co Westmeath chaired the meeting. For further info log onto www.isarc.ie.