Category: Announcements

May 6 is World Asthma Day and an important time to help increase awareness of the significant health and economic burden related to poor asthma control. This year’s theme, “You Can Control Your Asthma,” addresses the fact that despite the …

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Join AllerGen and a panel of Montreal’s leading asthma experts in an engaging public forum about asthma: what provokes it, what exacerbates it, and what can be done to control or prevent it. The free French-language event will be held …

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April 7, 2014, marks the first day of World Allergy Week, organized by the World Allergy Organization (WAO). This year’s theme,Anaphylaxis – When Allergies Can Be Severe and Fatal, addresses the growing problem of anaphylaxis—a potentially life-threatening allergic condition that involves …

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Anaphylaxis Canada will host its 7th Annual Community Conference, Managing food allergies: Working together for a safer future, on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at the Delta Hotel in Markham, Ontario. This interactive, informative event will feature: Workshops, panel discussions and presentations by …

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AllerGen Principal Investigator Professor Tim Caulfield will speak on the topic of The Policy Challenges and Health Limits of Personalized Medicine at The University of British Columbia on Thursday, February 20, 2014, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Professor Caulfield’s presentation, which is …

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  THE ALLERGY FIX Premieres Thursday, February 27, 2014, at 7 p.m. (7:30 NL) on CBC Television’s “The Nature of Things” with David Suzuki     The Allergy Fix travels across Canada and to the US, the UK and Germany to …

AllerGen research featured in CBC documentary Read More »

April 30 – May 2, 2014 Richmond, BC Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel Open to all AllerGen trainees and ASNPN members. Space is limited. Registration Deadline: March 15, 2014. For more information contact Michelle Harkness

The Centre for Allergy Research (CfA) of the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, an AllerGen research partner, invites applications to a post-doctoral research position in Chemometrics, Biostatistics and ‘Omics data integration. The successful candidate will join the multidisciplinary ChAMP (CfA …

Post-Doc Opportunity at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute Read More »

Delaying the introduction of potential “trigger” foods, such as peanut, fish or egg, beyond six months of age, does not prevent, and may even increase, the risk of developing food allergy, according to new guidelines from Canadian pediatricians and allergists. …

New Canadian guidelines on the introduction of potentially allergenic foods to babies Read More »

The Quebec Food Allergy Association (AQAA) will host its first annual ‘Salon for food allergies’ on Saturday, November 9, 2013. This free public fair will feature: •  Interactive workshops, kiosks, contests and prizes •  Allergen-free recipe demonstrations by a local chef •  Presentations …

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With the goal of better diagnosis and new treatments, the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, an AllerGen research partner, will investigate anaphylaxis and the risk factors associated with severe allergic reactions. This new research initiative, managed by Sweden’s Centre for …

Sweden’s Karolinska Insitutet Receives Funding for Anaphylaxis Research and Three Postdoctoral Positions Read More »

In honour of the Pryde family, and Sean Delaney, who passed away in 2007 from a severe allergic reaction, Anaphylaxis Canada has established a Travel Grant in support of food allergy research and education programs. Two travel grants valued at …

Anaphylaxis Canada Announces Pryde Family Travel Grant Read More »