Food Allergy Research

FARE Research Retreat Engages Minds and Heart

At the Fifth Annual FARE Research Retreat, held March 31-April1 in McLean, VA, 120 scientists, doctors, drug industry leaders, government officials and patient advocates came together to discuss their studies and hear firsthand how food allergy changes the lives of patients and their families. In a spirit of collaboration, researchers in the U.S. and Europe… Continue reading FARE Research Retreat Engages Minds and Heart

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Report from AAAAI: Recent Findings in Peanut Immunotherapy

In our final report from the annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, we summarize some of the conference’s wide-ranging findings on peanut immunotherapy research, from the laboratory benchtop to clinical trials. The four studies below are among more than 100 talks, posters and sessions on peanut allergy presented at AAAAI… Continue reading Report from AAAAI: Recent Findings in Peanut Immunotherapy

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More Than 100 Scientists, Patient Advocates and Stakeholders Convene at Food Allergy Research & Education’s Fifth Annual Research Retreat

Top researchers gather to discuss next generation solutions and patient-centered approaches to advancing research The country’s leading food allergy researchers gathered this weekend for the Fifth Annual Research Retreat sponsored by Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE). With 120 scientists, doctors, pharmaceutical industry leaders and government officials in attendance together with patient advocates, this is… Continue reading More Than 100 Scientists, Patient Advocates and Stakeholders Convene at Food Allergy Research & Education’s Fifth Annual Research Retreat

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2017 FARE Research Retreat: Q&A with Dr. Jessica O’Konek

Dr. Jessica O’Konek (University of Michigan) is one of the scientists presenting at FARE’s 2017 Research Retreat this weekend in Tysons Corner, VA. Dr. O’Konek received a FARE Investigator in Food Allergy Award in 2015 for her work as a new food allergy researcher. She is developing a nasal spray vaccine containing food allergens and… Continue reading 2017 FARE Research Retreat: Q&A with Dr. Jessica O’Konek

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2017 FARE Research Retreat: Q&A with Dr. Simon Hogan

FARE’s 2017 Research Retreat takes place this weekend, March 31-April 1, in Tysons Corner, VA. Among the presenters will be Dr. Simon Hogan (Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center), who received a FARE Investigator in Food Allergy Award in 2015. Dr. Hogan’s lab is investigating how proteins released at the start of an allergic response can… Continue reading 2017 FARE Research Retreat: Q&A with Dr. Simon Hogan

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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 Study Identifies Predictors of Biphasic Allergic Reactions

Do you know what to look out for in the hours after an anaphylactic reaction? In some cases after anaphylaxis, there can be a second wave of symptoms that occurs hours or even days later without another exposure to an individual’s food allergen. This is known as a biphasic reaction, and a new study conducted… Continue reading New Study Identifies Predictors of Biphasic Allergic Reactions