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World Allergy Organization
WAO's mission: To be a global resource and advocate in the field of allergy, advancing excellence in clinical care through education, research and training as a world-wide alliance of allergy and clinical immunology societies.

World Allergy Forum: Japan

Aetiology & Treatment of Nasal Allergy

Welcome to World Allergy Forum symposium and introduction to Aetiology and Treatment of Nasal Allergy
Terumasa Miyamoto and Felicidad G. Cua-Lim

Pathophysiology of allergic upper airways disease
Robert M. Naclerio, University of Chicago
Chicago, IL, USA

New therapies versus nasal topical therapy, and pharmacogenetics
Niels Mygind, University of Aarhus
Aarhus, Denmark

New therapies and future therapeutic directions
Paul Van Cauwenberge, University Hospital Ghent
Ghent, Belgium

Above: WAO Board member Ruby Pawankar (right) joins the WAF speakers (left to right): Terumasa Miyamoto, Felicidad Cua-Lim, Paul van Cauwenberge, Robert Naclerio and Neils Mygind as they prepare for their presentations.
Left: WAO staff member Nichole Nikolic joins Japanese Society of Allergology President, Takehiko Sasazuki, in welcoming congress attendees with a traditional Japanese sake ceremony.