May 20, 2020

MHWFAC live scientific webinars launch June 11, run through August

Online seminar series to showcase food allergy research

A series of online research seminars kicked off June 11 with a presentation by Simon Hogan, PhD, the Askwith Research Professor of Food Allergy at Michigan Medicine, on "IL-9 Producing Mast Cell Populations."  

The live, web-based series will feature University of Michigan scientists and others who originally were slated to present at the MHWFAC's June symposium, which has been rescheduled for June 3-4,  2021. (Save the date!) 

The schedule of remaining seminars is as follows; each one takes place at 1pm ET.  Please click on the highlighted titles to reach the registration page for each seminar.  CME credit is available to eligible physicians.


July 23  “Development of Vaccines as Therapeutics for Food Allergy”

Jessica O'Konek, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

Mary H. Weiser Food Allergy Center

University of Michigan


August 6

“Diet and Food Allergy: Focus on Dietary Fiber and Vitamins”

Chang H. Kim, PhD

Kenneth and Judy Betz Research Professor

Mary H. Weiser Food Allergy Center

Professor of Pathology, Medical School

University of Michigan


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The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.