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Food Allergy Learning Zone


Read time: 280 mins
Last updated:16th Jul 2023
Published:3rd Aug 2021

As exciting new treatments and diagnostics begin to transition into clinical practice, join Professor Alexandra Santos and Dr Sharon Chinthrajah to explore:

  • The prevalence, risks, and burden of food allergies
  • IgE-mediated food allergy pathophysiology and the key questions to ask during diagnosis
  • Current management strategies and developments that are on the horizon

How important is a detailed clinical history when diagnosing IgE-mediated food allergies? Get to know the most recent recommendations for the diagnosis and management of food allergy as well as emerging treatments and diagnostics that may impact the future of food allergy management.

This Learning Zone has been developed by EPG Health in collaboration with Professor Alexandra Santos and Dr Sharon Chinthrajah. Join Dr Sharon Chinthrajah below to gain an overview of what you will find in this Learning Zone.

464_AFSantos 2019.jpgProfessor Alexandra Santos

Professor Alexandra Santos is an Associate Professor at King’s College London and an Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Allergy at the Evelina London Children’s Hospital in London, UK.

She has been very active in the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI), where she has joined various task-forces to generate guidelines for patients’ care and has recently been elected as the Chair of the Board of the Food Allergy Interest Group. Her main research interests are food allergy, anaphylaxis, allergy diagnosis and allergy prevention.

Sharon C faculty image.jpgDr Sharon Chinthrajah

Dr Sharon Chinthrajah is the Director of the Clinical Translational Research Unit of the Sean N Parker Centre for Allergy and Asthma Research where she leads the team to conduct novel and impactful Phase 1-3 studies in food allergy, asthma, allergic rhinitis, and atopic dermatitis. 

She joined the Sean N. Parker Centre for Allergy & Asthma Research at Stanford in August 2013 and established herself as a translational researcher investigating immune mechanisms in food allergy and asthma under the mentorship of Dr. Kari Nadeau.