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Food Allergy

The purpose of this research study is to understand what happens to the immune systems and gut microbiomes (gut bacteria) of people who have a food allergy while they undergo an oral desensitization protocol.
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May 17, 2023
Terri Brown-Whitehorn, MD, a food allergy clinical researcher for over 25 years, values being part of research families’ lives and seeing firsthand the impact of her work.
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Sep 30, 2022
Learn about novel findings and new grants from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia researchers.
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Oct 25, 2021
Clinicians in the Food Allergy Center hope to expand the FARE Registry by encouraging individuals from diverse backgrounds to participate.

The goal of this study is to identify and measure anxiety symptoms in children and adolescents with food allergy. We are looking for families of children with IgE-mediated food allergies between 8 and 18 years of age to participate.

Scientists in the Hill Lab seek to understand how the immune system contributes to the two most common chronic diseases of childhood: allergy and obesity. The lab uses clinical and epidemiological information to guide basic and translational research aimed at understanding the genetic, epigenetic, and immunologic basis of these diseases.

Conducting laboratory, translational, and clinical research to revolutionize medications and therapies aimed at eradicating childhood food allergies.

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Jun 19, 2020
Study shows deep decline in number of pediatric patients visiting the emergency department for asthma treatment during first month of COVID-19 pandemic. This and more In the News.
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Mar 13, 2020
In this roundup, read about a novel sepsis approach, a new consortium for rare genetic disorders and psychiatric conditions, and more.
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Feb 14, 2020
Read about a breakthrough peanut allergy treatment, support for teen resilience, healthcare disparities in pain treatment, and pediatric medical device awards.