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Exciting Expert Workshops at the Forefront of Allergy Medicine

01 November 2016

Exciting Expert Workshops at the Forefront of Allergy Medicine

New knowledge to bring home to your practice

Workshop sessions are smaller, didactic and designed for participation, showcasing the latest science in allergy, asthma and clinical immunology. You will have the opportunity to interact with the field's leading lights.

These interactive sessions, scheduled from 6 to 8 December, will provide information on autoimmune diseases, monoclonal antibiodies, food allergy and immunotherapy, allergic contact dermatitis, tests for chronic urticaria, allergy and immune deficiency, upper and lower airways relationship, recalcitrant sinusitis, integrative allergy medicine, anaphylaxis and epipen devices, and many more important topics for the clinician.

Can Monoclonal Antibodies Really be Useful Weapons in Treating Allergic Diseases as they are in Cancer and Autoimmune Diseases? (Tuesday, 6 December 11:00 - 12:30)

  • Erika Jensen-Jarolim, MD, Messerli Research Institute, Austria
  • Ulus Atasoy, MD, University of Missouri, United States
  • Francesca Levi-Schaffer, PharmD, PhD, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Food Allergy II (Tuesday, 6 December 13:30 - 15:00)

  • Yael Levi, MD, Kipper Institute of Immunology and Allergy, Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel, Israel
  • Yitzhak Katz, MD, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • Ilan Dalal, MD, Tel Aviv University, Israel

A New Frontier for the Allergist (Tuesday, 6 December 15:30 - 17:00)

  • David Bernstein, MD, University of Cincinnati, United States
  • Marcus Maurer MD, PhD, Charité University Medical Center, Germany
  • Karin Pacheco, MD, MSPH, National Jewish Health, United States

Integrative Allergy: Complementary Approaches within an Allergy Asthma Practice (Wednesday, 7 December 11:00 - 12:30)

  • William Silvers, MD, Colorado Allergy & Asthma Centers, United States
  • Leonard Bielory, MD, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, United States
  • Gailen Marshall, MD, PhD, University of Mississippi Medical Centers, United States

Immune Deficiency (Wednesday, 7 December 13:30 - 15:00)

  • Amos Etzioni, MD, Rambam Medical Center, Israel
  • Jóse Antonio Ortega Martell, MD, Autonomous University of Hidalgo State, Mexico
  • Raz Somech, MD, Edmond and Lily Safra Children’s Hospital, Sheba Medical Center, Israel

When Allergy and Immune Deficiency Meet (Wednesday, 7 December 15:30 - 17:00)

  • Kate Sullivan, MD, PhD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, United States
  • Sara Anvari, MD, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital, United States
  • Ricardo Sorensen, MD, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, United States

Non-Allergic Rhinitis (NAR), Cough and Asthma Practice (Thursday, 8 December 11:00 - 12:30)

  • Eli Meltzer, MD, University of California, United States
  • Michael Kaliner, MD, Institute for Asthma & Allergy, United States
  • Larry Borish, MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine, United States

Anaphylaxis (Thursday, 8 December 13:30 - 15:00)

  • Alessandro Fiocchi, MD, Pediatric Hospital Bambino Gesù, Italy
  • Stephen Tilles, MD, Northwest Asthma & Allergy Center, United States
  • Aharon Kessel, MD, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Israel

Register for these Workshop Sessions today!

Allergy Matters at WISC 2016!


Baked milk immunotherapy for IgE-mediated milk allergy – new data and clinical aspects - Speaker Highlights

Ilan Dalal, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Allergy and Clinical Immunology Director, Pediatric Allergy Unit, Service E. Wolfson Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Holon, Israel

What are you looking forward to at WISC 2016?
I am sure it will be a great meeting scientifically, and also a great opportunity to get together with many colleagues from all over the world.

What new findings or insights can attendees look forward to in your session?
Adding new data and clinical aspects to this new modality of treatment.

Attend the Workshop of Prof. Ilan Dalal:
Tuesday, 6 December 2016 13:30 - 15:00
Workshop: Food Allergy II
Session: “Baked Milk Immunotherapy”
Publication Coming Soon: Long term outcomes following baked milk oral immunotherapy for IgE-mediated milk allergy

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