Prof. Manning qualified from the Medical School of Royal College of Surgeons (Ireland) and following Internal Medicine Training in Ireland, completed his specialist training in Adult Respiratory / Sleep Medicine at McMaster University in Canada.
He then undertook research in asthma and allergy with a particular focus on the role of histamine and leukotrienes in allergic and exercise induced-asthma with Prof Paul O’Byrne in Canada and has published widely in this area in National and International Journals and continues to do so.
He obtained funded fellowships from the Canadian Thoracic Society and Medical Research Council of Canada and he completed his MD and PhD doctorates (Physiology/Pharmacology) in 1994 based on this work. He returned to Ireland shortly after that and is currently in clinical practice as a Consultant Respiratory Physician with a special interest in asthma/allergic diseases and sleep disorders including sleep apnoea.
He has worked on a voluntary basis as the Irish Thoracic Society’s representative on the Medical Advisory Committee of the Asthma Society of Ireland including the Committee’s Chair and was on the Board of the Society for many years contributing to it’s new development strategy. He stepped down from this voluntary role in 2010.
Prof. Manning is currently the National Clinical Lead in Asthma with the Health Service Executive and Royal College of Physicians in Ireland and is currently tasked with leading the team to implement the National Clinical Programme for Asthma in Ireland.
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