Community Partner Events

2021 James W. Freston Conference: Eosinophils in Gastrointestinal Disease: Pathways and Crossroads
September 18 – September 19, 2021

APFED is an official endorser of James W. Freston Single Topic Conference. Freston 2021 is bringing together a multidisciplinary audience of physicians, researchers,  advance practice providers, dietitians, allergists and patient advocacy groups to examine and discuss eosinophils.  Registration is now available.

International Eosinophil Society Virtual Seminar Forums
October 6, 2021 at 9:30 am-11:30 am ET
October 27, 2021 at 6:00 am- 7:30 am ET
November 17, 2021 at 9:30 am-11:00 am ET
APFED is proud to sponsor in part these free monthly webinars from the International Eosinophil Society. Recordings of past webinars are also available. Register now.

Little Airways, Big Voices
Externally Led Patient Focused Drug Development Meeting for Pediatric Asthma
September, 20, 2021
10:00am – 3pm ET

To bring the voice of families impacted by asthma in childhood to the forefront of drug development and research, the Allergy & Asthma Network (AAN), American Lung Association (ALA), American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders (APFED), and Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) are collaborating to host a virtual event for patients to provide perspective and share experiences. Register for the event.


Advancing NIH Research on the Health of Women: A 2021 Conference
October 20, 2021
8:30 am-5:00 pm ET

In response to a congressional request to address NIH efforts related to women’s health research, the Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH), in conjunction with the Advisory Committee on Research on Women’s Health (ACRWH), will be hosting an event titled “Advancing NIH Research on the Health of Women: A 2021 Conference.” The key topics to be discussed, as identified by Congress, are (1) clinical practices related to rising maternal morbidity and mortality rates; (2) increasing rates of chronic debilitating conditions in women; and (3) stagnant cervical cancer survival rates. Register now.

In preparation for this event, NIH published a Federal Register notice requesting public comments to inform the meeting. This comment period will remain open through September 15. We invite you to submit your comments and assist us in identifying areas in further need of research.


APFED’s Eos Support Webinar Series

APFED’s Eos Support Webinar Series offers a virtual forum for patients and families to connect and learn. Please visit our Webinar webpage for upcoming schedule and registration information.