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August 3, 2020

August 20: Food confidence webinar for families coping with food allergy

Food Confidence: How to safely feed your child with FPIES or IgE mediated Food Allergy will be offered at 4pm on Thursday, August 20 via Zoom. This is the fourth installment in "Conversations with a Food Allergy Counselor," series featuring holistic advice for patients and their families.

June 25, 2020

July 16 MHWFAC webinar addressed daycare and school concerns

The third webinar in the MHWFAC “Conversations with a Food Allergy Counselor” series provided tips and skill-building aimed at preparing individuals with food allergy – and their parents, peers and educators – for the classroom environment.

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.