AllerGen investigator Dr. Christopher Carlsten, an expert in the respiratory and immunological health effects of inhaled environmental and occupational exposures, has been awarded a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) grant to undertake critical COVID-19 research. Dr. Carlsten’s research …

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A new approach to harmonizing food allergy phenotypes could improve genetic research in food allergy, according to an international consortium of experts convened by AllerGen researchers. The authors published their recommendations as a Letter to the Editor in Allergy, the …

Food allergy researchers propose diagnostic ‘tiers’ to improve food allergy genetics studies Read more »

A study of over 2,200 Canadian mothers and babies in the CHILD Cohort Study shows that a mom’s consumption of artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy may place her child at an increased risk of obesity by age three. The research, …

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Anaphylaxis to peanut has significantly decreased in children over the past six years, according to a new Canadian study that measured anaphylaxis rates for the nine most common food allergens. “Our study showed a significant decline in the number of …

Peanut anaphylaxis declining in children, overall food-related anaphylaxis still a concern: C-CARE Read more »

After receiving the full 14 years of national Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) funding, and an additional two years of support to mobilize knowledge and commercialize research results, AllerGen NCE completes its NCE term today – March 31, 2020. …

AllerGen completes its term as a national Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) Read more »