Food Allergy Center

News

February 24, 2020

Refining statistics on food allergy trends

A new public health initiative supported by the Mary H. Weiser Food Allergy Center (MHWFAC) will analyze billions of health insurance records to elucidate trends in the incidence of food allergy – from age and gender to geographic distribution.

February 3, 2020

First-ever peanut allergy treatment approved by FDA

Federal regulators have approved the first-ever peanut allergy treatment in a development called "a defining moment for the peanut allergy community."

James R. Baker Jr., MD., director of the Mary H. Weiser Food Allergy Center at the University of Michigan, said he expects the treatment to be offered to qualifying patients at U-M.

December 13, 2019

MHWFAC work presented at international conference

Scientific findings by Mary H. Weiser Food Allergy Center faculty will be among the research highlighted during poster sessions this week at the World Allergy Congress in Lyon, France.

November 20, 2019

Distinguished consultant to help guide future of MHWFAC

Well-known industry consultant Mary Jane Marchisotto has been hired by the University of Michigan’s Mary H. Weiser Food Allergy Center to help shape Phase 2 of the center’s growth and position it as an international authority in the research arena.