Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (Alpha-1) is a genetic (inherited) condition – it is passed from parents to their children through their genes. Alpha-1 may result in serious lung disease in adults and/or liver disease at any age.
Celeste Morris, an AlphaNet Coordinator in Chicago who had two lung transplants, has passed away.
An Alpha-1 genetic counselor has written a blog about FDA-approved DNA testing.
The University of Vermont will award a travel scholarship to a research conference, in honor of Foundation co-founder John W. Walsh.
A woman whose mother passed away from Alpha-1 lung disease is studying to become a respiratory therapist.
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