February 2020 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.