Science Seminar: Dr. Edwin Kim from UNC
Start DateMarch 20, 2019
Start Time3:30 pm
Immunotherapy for Peanut Allergy: Retraining the Allergic Immune System
Dr. Kim will review the immunological concept of oral tolerance and the pathogenesis of when oral tolerance is broken leading to the development of allergies. He will then summarize research from the past 10 years on various modalities of immunotherapy for food allergy with peanut allergy as the model. Results will include clinical and immunological effects of the therapies. Finally, he will wrap up with possibilities for the future for food allergy treatment.