Cystic Fibrosis Ireland Annual Conference 2016
Cystic Fibrosis Ireland Annual Conference 2016 will take place from Friday 8th – Sunday 10th April 2016, in the Clarion Hotel Sligo. Dr. Tim Dineen, Head of Laboratory Services at Waterstone Clinic is delighted to attend the event as a guest speaker and will discuss “Reproductive Health – Management & Treatment in Cystic Fibrosis” at 11.30 on Saturday April 9th.
Cystic Fibrosis is a genetically inherited disease that primarily affects the lungs and the digestive system. Ireland has the highest incidence of Cystic Fibrosis in the world – approximately 1 in 19 Irish people are said to ‘carry’ one copy of the altered gene that causes Cystic Fibrosis.