Upcoming WAO Meetings
World Allergy Training School (WATS) and WAO Symposium on Severe Allergies
15 June 2013, 8:30 am
On 15 June 2013, the Emerging Societies Program (ESP), a joint initiative of the World Allergy Organization (WAO) and the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) along with the Asia Pacific Association of Pediatric Allergy, Respirology and Immunology (APAPARI), will be holding a World Allergy Training School (WATS) and WAO Symposium on Severe Allergies at the Indonesia Allergy Society Congress.
House of Delegates Meeting
24 June 2013, 3:15 pm to 6:00 pm
WAO is pleased to announce the 2013 House of Delegates Meeting on 24 June (3:15 to 6:00 pm) at the World Allergy and Asthma Congress (WAAC 2013) in Milan, Italy. If your Society has not yet submitted your 2013–2015 delegate(s), or if your delegate(s) would like to RSVP for the Meeting, please contact Kathrine at firstname.lastname@example.org. As a kind reminder, only Societies with Good Standing will have voting rights at the 2013 Meeting. To submit your 2013 membership renewal materials, please contact Kathrine.
World Allergy Forum
25 June 2013, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
The World Allergy Forum (WAF) invites you to attend the session, "Omics in Allergic Disease,” being presented at WAAC 2013 in Milan, Italy from 10:30-12:00 at the Milano Convention Centre, Room Red 2. Visit WAF online.
Programmed by EAACI and WAO. Funded through an educational grant from Novartis.
WAO Small Airways Disease Working Group Symposium
25 June, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Milano Convention Centre, Milan, Italy
Small Airways in Asthma – Leif Bjermer, Sweden
Physiology of Small Airways – Charles Irvin, USA
Pathology of Small Airways – Qutayba Hamid, Canada
Lanny Rosenwasser, MD
Differences in IgE mediated basophil degranulation induced by proteic fractions from whole flea body extract in patients with popular urticaria by flea bite and healthy controls
Dominguez-Amorocho O, Duarte S, Garcia E, Halpert E, Cuellar A, Rodriguez A
Allergic manifestations and cutaneous histamine responses in patients with McCune Albright Syndrome
Jacobson JD, Turpin AL, Sands SA
Abstract (Provisional Full Text Available)
2nd WAO International Scientific Conference (WISC 2012), Abstracts
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Juan Carlos Ivancevich, MD
Phillip Lieberman, MD
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Infectious Diseases and Asthma
By Shyam Mohapatra and Gary Hellermann
Reviewed by Rongfei Zhu, MD
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What is New in Small Airways Research?
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Anti-IL4/IL13 Antibody Dupilumab is Effective in Asthma with Elevated Eosinophil Levels
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Junior Members Group Monthly Research Article Summaries
By Juan Carlos Aldave Becerra
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Early Skin Testing is Effective for Diagnosis of Hypersensitivity Reactions Occurring During Anesthersia...
WAO Centers of Excellence
The purpose of WAO Centers of Excellence (WCOE) is to intensify and accelerate multidisciplinary scientific and clinical innovation, education, and advocacy worldwide providing excellence in education, research, and training to various stakeholders in allergy, asthma and clinical immunology.
The benefits of becoming a WAO Centers of Excellence include:
- Providing scientific support in the development and dissemination of global educational resources
- Providing mentorship for research and training for WAO Junior Members (societies can be involved in recommending Junior Members)
- Collaboration opportunities through lectureships and research fellowships with other WCOEs to further education and research
- Conducting educational programs in collaboration with WAO, including webinars
- Collaborating in Primary Care Physician programs of WAO
For more information, click on this WCOE link and Application.
NEW! INTERACTIVE CASE REPORT
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NEW! ALLERGY QUIZ
Which of the following statements regarding cow's milk protein allergy is true?