Food Allergy Center

The Mary H. Weiser Food Allergy Center (MHWFAC) is the University of Michigan's food allergy research hub. Our faculty includes internationally known researchers in the field of immunology and eminent physicians from the Michigan Medicine Food Allergy Clinic. Designated by FARE as a Discovery Center of Distinction, the MHWFAC strives to improve the lives of food-allergic individuals by conducting comprehensive research that will significantly advance patient care, and to expand education, research, and services.


Dr. Alex Tsoi and Dr. Johann Gudjonsson of the University of Michigan
May 5, 2023

Researchers to decode links between food allergy and eczema

A significant percentage of people with atopic dermatitis – commonly known as eczema – also suffer from food allergy.

Some studies, for example, have found that infants with atopic dermatitis (AD) are six times more likely to be allergic to eggs, and as much as 11 times as likely to have peanut allergy.

But while the connection

May 5, 2023

New webinar: Becoming a food allergy advocate!

Some patients with food allergy, and their caregivers, are frustrated by the lack of awareness, of safeguarding rules and of resources for those affected by this disease.

Many people find it to be useful and therapeutic to channel these observations and frustrations into lobbying for practical measures that make life better for the food