Allergies and EGIDs Allergy Testing (skin prick, patch testing and RAST) Once the diagnosis of EoE is confirmed, allergy testing is typically requested. In many situations, avoiding ‘allergens’ that trigger the eosinophils will be effective treatment. This may include both environmental allergens or food allergens. In regards to foods, the reactions are not always ‘immediate … Continue reading Allergies and EGIDs
Atlanta, GA. (October 8, 2014) – The American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders (APFED), a patient advocacy group based out of Atlanta, is pleased to announce its support of new federally funded research that will focus on eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases (EGIDs).
Riley is 3 years old, with giant blue eyes and a joyful smile. Like many little girls, she loves princesses. Riley’s parents speak in earnest about her boundless energy and her cooperative, loving demeanor. She dances and does gymnastics, gives ample hugs and kisses, and is normal in most every way. What she can’t do, … Continue reading The Long Haul: Life With an Eosinophilic Disorder and a Race to Raise Awareness
Funded study seeks to develop a diagnostic test to accurately identify food triggers in eosinophilic esophagitis using patients’ esophageal specimens ATLANTA, GA — The American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders (APFED) is pleased to announce the award of its 2020 HOPE Pilot Grant for promising research studying eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). This year’s HOPE Pilot Grant awardee … Continue reading APFED Announces 2020 HOPE Pilot Grant Award Recipient
Funded study seeks to define the molecular and immunologic details of t-cell antigen specificity in eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) ATLANTA, GA —The 2020 Hope APFED/AAAAI Grant Award has been awarded to David A. Hill, MD, PhD, of University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Pediatrics and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Division of Allergy and Immunology, for a promising … Continue reading APFED Announces Recipient for 2020 Hope APFED/AAAAI Grant Award
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