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JULY 2015 NEWS ALLERGY HIGHLIGHTS

7/9/2015:  University of Chicago Medicine Suports Food Allergy Treatments

Christina Ciaccio, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Chicago Medicine and medical director of the new center of excellence, states, "We believe that in the near future we'll be able to offer patients new treatments that will decrease their likelihood of experiencing a severe allergic reaction and for some, may even offer a cure."  In addition to conducting trials for promising therapies, UChicago Medicine will collaborate with FARE and other centers to establish best practices for the care of patients with food allergies. [1]

7/15/2015:  Food Allergy Research & Education Funds Awareness

The popular associated known as FARE donated $143K to fund community initiatives to increase awareness about food allergies. Awareness is supported through group walks, reading materials for families and schools and family based conferences.  [2]

[1]  http://www.uchospitals.edu/news/2015/20150709-fare.html

[2]  http://www.foodallergy.org/2015/071515

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