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April 2, 2020

MHWFAC symposium postponed to 2021

In response to the ongoing public health crisis, the inaugural Mary H. Weiser Food Allergy Center research symposium will not be held in June.

March 6, 2020

U-M hosts immunology symposium

MHWFAC faculty will join other scientists at U-M's Palmer Commons on March 6 to share discovery and research through lectures and a poster session.

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.

August 12, 2019

MHWFAC Participating in Researchpalooza

This year, the Mary H. Weiser Food Allergy Center will be an exhibitor at Researchpalooza, the Medical School’s largest event of the year.

June 20, 2019

Three new grants to fund food allergy research

The Mary H Weiser Food Allergy Center is pleased to announce that three University of Michigan researchers are this year's recipients of the Michigan Food Allergy Research Accelerator Program (M-FARA) Pilot Research Grants.

February 22, 2019

Thank you video from the Victors campaign

Michigan Medicine concluded its most ambitious fundraising campaign in the history of the health system.

The Mary H. Weiser Food Allergy Center would like to especially thank those of you who contributed to funding our research. Without you, our advances would not be possible.

February 4, 2019

Anonymous Gift funds new initiative

The Mary H. Weiser Food Allergy Center received an anonymous gift to fund a program called the Michigan Food Allergy Research Accelerator (M-FARA).

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