American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology 2019

The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology will host its 2019 Annual Meeting February 22-25 in San Francisco, California. Researchers and specialists in the field of allergy, asthma and immunology will gather to hear the latest in research as well as new and emerging treatments. Sign up for our daily email blasts on our registration page, and check back here during the conference for full coverage.
February 25, 2019
Despite a patient's vigilance, there is an unpredictable risk of an accidental reaction from an exposure, explained Brian Vickery, MD, associate professor of pediatrics at Emory University and director of the Food Allergy Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
February 24, 2019
Researchers are encouraged by a set of peanut allergy immunotherapy data released Sunday at the 2019 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting, but they said that more discoveries are needed to understand which treatment might be best suited for patients.
February 24, 2019
There are greater awareness efforts taking place to educate other specialists on referring patients who are having suspected allergic reactions to the appropriate allergists, who can do a fuller evaluation, said Scott P. Commins, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine, at the University of North Carolina.
February 23, 2019
Some children treated with egg oral immunotherapy (OIT) are likely to continue eating and tolerating egg 5 years after treatment, according to research that may someday lead to the development of biomarkers to predict who will respond to OIT. The research was presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.
February 23, 2019
Two abstracts presented Saturday at The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 2019 Annual Meeting, held February 22-25 in San Francisco, California, discussed how formulary switching can affect outcomes for patients with severe persistent asthma, as well as how improving outcomes may be associated with increased quality measures.
February 23, 2019
Three studies presented Saturday at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology 2019 Annual Meeting, held February 22-25 in San Francisco, California, discussed different topics related to hereditary angioedema and treatment with subcutaneous injection of C1-esterase inhibitor (C1-INH).
February 23, 2019
Two abstracts presented Saturday at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 2019 Annual Meeting, held February 22-25 in San Francisco, California, covered various links among economics, asthma control, and medication use.
February 23, 2019
Data about who is affected by sesame allergy, the ninth allergen in the United States, were released in an effort to convince the FDA to label it as a major food allergen.
February 23, 2019
Even when there are treatment failures, the knowledge gained through food allergy studies helps to move the field forward, explained Robert A. Wood, MD, director, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Medicine; 2018-2019 president, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI).
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