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ACAAI annual meeting to showcase new discoveries, treatments

October 6, 2017 will present live coverage of the 75th American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology annual meeting from Boston beginning Oct. 26 through Oct. 30.

“This year’s meeting is all about keeping up with what’s new in our field and applying evidenced-based medicine to our daily practices,” Bradley E. Chipps, MD, FACAAI, ACAAI president-elect and program chair, said in the meeting program. “The track structure from the 2016 meeting is back, and the sub-committees have reviewed submissions from the college members and made their recommendations to the program committee. This way, the meeting is created by, and for, college members, on the topics that matter most to [our members].”

Meeting News

Lower, high doses of wheat oral immunotherapy desensitized majority of children

March 8, 2017
ATLANTA — Lower and high doses of wheat oral immunotherapy induced significant desensitization in most wheat-allergic children following 1 year of treatment
Meeting News

Walnut oral immunotherapy induced walnut, additional tree nut desensitization

March 5, 2017
ATLANTA — Walnut oral immunotherapy effectively induced walnut desensitization, as well as cross-desensitization to a secondary tree nut, in a majority of tree
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Uncontrolled asthma prior to AIT seen in HDM allergy patients

May 13, 2016
A majority of patients in this study who underwent allergen immunotherapy for house dust mites showed house dust mite-allergic rhinitis-associated conjunctivitis, with…
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