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ISI PUBLIC LECTURE AWARD 2012 – PROFESSOR PADRAIC FALLON
‘Allergy epidemic – will a worm a day keep the doctor away?’
Professor Padraic Fallon
Director of Research for the
School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin
RDS Merrion Room, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 Thursday, May 17 at 7.00pm
Over the last 20 – 30 years immunologists have observed an epidemic of allergies across the world. Irish children experience one of the highest levels of these inflammatory diseases, such as eczema and asthma, when comparedwith the global population.
In a public lecture in the RDS Merrion Room on Thursday, May 17 at 7.00pm, Professor Padraic Fallon will discuss how aspects of modern life are contributing to this epidemic and will highlight how Irish scientists are leading the field internationally in the search for new therapies for such diseases. Director of Research for the School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, Professor Fallon will be presented with the 2012 Irish Society for Immunology Public Lecture Award at the beginning of the lecture.
View Prof. Fallon’s public lecture here..