Volume 6, Issue 1 WAO Events and Programs - January 2009
Inside this Issue
Information for the
Seminars and Conferences Program
AAAAI Annual Meeting in Washington DC
Don't miss it!
"New Insights into Immunotherapy for Allergic Disorders"
Sublingual Immunotherapy for the Prevention and Management of Pediatric Asthma
Modular Antigen Translocating (MAT) Molecules: A Novel Allergy Vaccine Strategy
Effects of Allergen Immunotherapy and Omalizumab on Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Inflammation
WAO Position Paper on
22-24 January 2009
Delivery of immunotherapy by the sub-lingual (SLIT) route is an exciting therapeutic strategy gradually being adopted by allergy communities throughout the world.
WAO is hosting this meeting in Paris to develop a Position Paper, following a first meeting in Genoa in November 2008 to review experience of U.S. trials of SLIT.
The meeting will be attended by delegates and observers representing WAO Regional & Affiliate Member Societies and National Member Societies, as well as external organizations, including the US-NIH, GA²LEN, EFA, IPCRG, ARIA, and WONCA.
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
Web Chief Editor 2010-2014
This is an opportunity to lead WAO efforts to continually deliver
After years of outstanding leadership of the WAO Web initiatives, Richard F. Lockey plans to transition from his post as Web Chief Editor over the course of the next year. His successor will begin full responsibility as Chief Editor at the start of 2010. Do you want to make a lasting impact on the future of the World Allergy Organization? Do you have a strong interest in building a professional medical community online? To apply, please request details from the WAO Secretariat. Applications are due by 15 February 2009.
1st Emerging Societies Program (ESP)
1st WAO Allergy Training School (WATS)
Global Resources in Allergy™ (GLORIA)
Seminars & Conferences
WAO Lecture - a WAO Webinar
WAO Webinar Recordings Online
Presentations given by WAO members as "webinars" via the Internet are recorded and archived for viewing on the WAO web site in the "Education in Allergy" section. Now available:
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The World Allergy Organization's mission is 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. Visit us on the Web at www.worldallergy.org