Foods that are harmless to most people may trigger anaphylaxis—a sudden, life-threatening reaction – in sensitized (or allergic) individuals. Dr. Manel Jordana and Dr. Susan Waserman, AllerGen investigators and professors at McMaster University, are trying to find out what causes …

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Allergy experts from two Canadian universities gave free public lectures, known as ‘Café Scientifiques,’ on April 29, 2013, in recognition of World Immunology Day. In Vancouver, over 80 community members gathered at the Van Dusen Botanical Gardens to participate in …

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Dr. Anne Ellis, an AllerGen investigator and an Associate Professor at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, spoke with the hosts of a local radio station about seasonal allergies. Dr. Ellis discussed how global climate change is affecting the amount of …

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On April 8, 2013, Dr. Susan Waserman, an AllerGen investigator and an allergist and clinical immunologist at McMaster University Medical Centre, spoke with Matt Galloway on CBC Radio’s Metro Morning during World Allergy Week. Dr. Waserman discussed why the prevalence …

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