Food Allergy Research

In New Grants Awarded to Three Innovative Scientists, Food Allergy Research & Education Focuses on Novel Studies to Unravel Food Allergy Causes, Improve Treatments

More than $1 Million to Be Awarded for 2017 FARE Investigator in Food Allergy Awards Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), the world’s largest private source of funding for food allergy research, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 FARE Investigator in Food Allergy Awards after an extraordinarily competitive review process, with more… Continue reading In New Grants Awarded to Three Innovative Scientists, Food Allergy Research & Education Focuses on Novel Studies to Unravel Food Allergy Causes, Improve Treatments

Food Allergy Research

Report from AAAAI: New Targets and Tools for Food Allergy Diagnosis and Treatment

Continuing FARE’s reporting from this year’s annual scientific meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI), we’re proud to share that research co-funded by FARE was featured in a number of AAAAI 2017 poster sessions. FARE is the world’s largest private funder of food allergy research. From fundamental laboratory studies in animal… Continue reading Report from AAAAI: New Targets and Tools for Food Allergy Diagnosis and Treatment

Food Allergy Research

Report from AAAAI: FARE Funding Fuels Fundamental and Clinical Research

FARE representatives and many FARE-funded researchers are in Atlanta this weekend for the annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. Over 800 studies published by more than 3000 authors are being presented at AAAAI 2017. Thousands of allergists, immunologists, allied health professionals, research scientists and others are attending. Sunday’s presentations included… Continue reading Report from AAAAI: FARE Funding Fuels Fundamental and Clinical Research

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Report from AAAAI: Poster Snapshots, March 4, 2017

FARE representatives and many FARE-funded researchers are in Atlanta this weekend for the annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. Over 800 studies published by more than 3000 authors are being presented at AAAAI 2017. Thousands of allergists, immunologists, allied health professionals, research scientists and others are attending. Among the projects… Continue reading Report from AAAAI: Poster Snapshots, March 4, 2017

Food Allergy Research

In Babies Treated for Eczema, Early Introduction to Egg Limits Egg Allergy Prevalence

A clinical trial conducted in Japan and published online in The Lancet (Dec. 8, 2016) found that the development of egg allergy in infants with eczema was dramatically reduced by aggressive eczema treatment combined with regular consumption of heated whole-egg powder. The prevalence of egg allergy was 79 percent lower among one-year-olds who had eaten… Continue reading In Babies Treated for Eczema, Early Introduction to Egg Limits Egg Allergy Prevalence

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New NIAID Guidelines Recommend Peanut-Containing Foods for Infants to Prevent Peanut Allergy

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has issued clinical guidelines recommending introduction of peanut-containing foods during infancy to limit the risk of developing peanut allergy. Published Jan. 5, 2017 in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, the new NIAID Addendum Guidelines for the Prevention of Peanut Allergy in the United States… Continue reading New NIAID Guidelines Recommend Peanut-Containing Foods for Infants to Prevent Peanut Allergy

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Omalizumab (Xolair) Facilitates Rapid Oral Desensitization for Peanut Allergy

A blinded, controlled study on the use of omalizumab (Xolair) in oral immunotherapy for peanut allergy is currently in press at the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Funded largely by FARE, the multi-center Phase 2 trial PRROTECT (Peanut Reactivity Reduced by Oral Tolerance in an Anti-IgE Clinical Trial) tested whether the drug could improve… Continue reading Omalizumab (Xolair) Facilitates Rapid Oral Desensitization for Peanut Allergy