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Welcome to WAO TV, one of the ways WAO communicates with our members, bringing to all relevant messages, educational materials, scientific highlights, and news of significance in our specialty from the WAO and the larger allergy community. Keep watching!

Editor: Ves Dimov, MD
Associate Editor: Matteo Bonini, MD, PhD

 

Scientific Interviews with Experts

WAO TV is proud to announce a new series, Scientific Interviews with Experts. Each month a junior member will be interviewing an author who has had an important paper recently published in a major allergy journal. Conversations with Experts (audio only) Archive Access

The Role of IgE-Receptors in Airway Inflammation and Remodelling - June 2014. Prof Ruby Pawankar based on her presentation at the 2013 WAO Symposium, "The Role of IgE-Receptors in Airway Inflammation and Remodelling." Access the Video

Anaphylaxis in America - March 2014. Dr. Phil Lieberman interviewed on his research "Anaphylaxis in America: The prevalence and characteristics of anaphylaxis in the United States." Access the Video 

World Allergy Organization Anaphylaxis Guidelines: 2013 update of the evidence base - March 2014. Dr. Richard Lockey interviewed on his research "World Allergy Organization Anaphylaxis Guidelines: 2013 Update of the Evidence Base." Access the Video

Efficacy of Omalizumab in Patients with Chronic Urticaria - March 2014. Dr. Thomas Casale interviewed on his research "Omalizumab for Chronic Urticaria." Access the Video

IL 13, IL 33, Lebrikizumab and Asthma abstract Interview - December 2013. Dr. Robert Townley interviewed on his abstract, IL 13, IL 33, Lebrikizumab and Asthma. Access the Video

Dupilumab in Persistent Asthma with Elevated Eosinophil Levels - December 2013. Dr. Sally Wenzel interviewed on her research "Dupilumab in Persistent Asthma with Elevated Eosinophil Levels." Access the Video

Hypersensitivity reaction to non beta-lactam antimicrobial agents - December 2013. Prof. Mario Sanchez-Borges interviewed on his research "Hypersensitivity reaction to non beta-lactam antimicrobial agents." Access the Video

Beta2-agonists for exercise-induced asthama - December 2013. Dr. Matteo Bonini interviewed by Dr. Sylvia Sánchez-Garcia on his research "Beta2-agnoists for exercise induced asthma.Access the Video

WAO TV Videos

Click to view all of the videos on the WAO Channel or view individual videos by clicking their links below.

Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic Rhinitis is Suboptimally Controlled the Need for More Effective Treatment - March 2014. Dr. Phil Lieberman, MD. Access Video

Effects on rs3744262 on DNA Methylation and Symptoms of Allergic Rhinitis- March 2014. Dr. Anne Ellis, MD and Michelle North, PhD. Access Video

Experimental Models of Allergic Rhinitis - March 2014. Dr. Robert Naclerio, MD. Access Video

 

Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis in America - March 2014. Dr. Phil Lieberman, MD. Access Video

World Allergy Organization Anaphylaxis Guidelines: 2013 update of the evidence base - March 2014. Dr. Richard Lockey, MD, FACP, FAAAAI. Access Video

 

Asthma

Asthma Adherence How Can We Help Out Patients Do It- March 2014. Dr. Stanley Fineman, MD. Access Video

Salivary Alpha Amylase Activity is a Potential Surrogate Biomarker - March 2014. Dr. Andrea Pappalardo, MD. Access Video.

Impulse Oscillometry (IOS) is Easier Than Spirometry for Older Patients - March 2014. Dr. Richard Lockey, MD, FACP, FAAAAI. Access Video

Rates of Comorbidities are Related to Level of Asthma Control - March 2014. Dr. Jeffry Stokes, MD. Access Video

 

Food Allergy

Bullying and Food Allergy - March 2014. Dr. Scott Sicherer, MD. Access Video

Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis Syndrom (FPIES) in a National Cohort - March 2014. Dr. Matthew Greenhawt, MD. Access Video

How to Manage a Child with Multiple Positive Environmental and Food Allergy Tests - March 2014. Dr. Sami Bahna, MD, DrPH. Access Video

Understanding the Role of Online Resources for Childhood Food Allergies - March 2014. David Goese. Access Video

 

Sinusitis

Surgical Treatment of Chronic Rhinosinusitis in Children - March 2014. Dr. Fuad Baroody, MD. Access Video

 

Urticaria

Efficacy of Omalizumab in Patients with Chronic Urticaria - March 2014. Dr. Thomas Casale, MD. Access Video

Choosing Wisely List and Chronic Urticaria - March 2014. Dr. James Tarbox, MD. Access Video

 

Research Presentations

IgE Antibodies to Cat and Cat Components in Relation to Asthma - March 2014. Dr. Thomas Platts-Mills, MD. Access Video 

Radiocontrast Reactions Rectifying Misconceptions about Shellfish Allergy and Lodine - March 2014. Dr. Richard Lockey, MD, FACP, FAAAAI. Access Video

 

Social Media Guide

How Allergists Can Use Facebook for Patient Education - March 2014. Dr. Daniel Ramirez Jr., MD. Access Video

Top Five Apps for Physicians, Top Five Apps for Allergists - March 2014. Dr. Melinda Rathkopf, MD. Access Video

Best Social Media Tools for Patient Education - March 2014. Dr. Sakina Bajowala, MD. Access Video

Why Allergists Should Use Twitter - March 2014. Dr. Nathan Hare, MD. Access Video

How to Use Twitter During a Scientific Conference - March 2014. Dr. Matthew Bowdish, MD. Access Video

Best Practices for Twitter Use By Allergist - March 2014. Dr. Matthew Bowdish, MD. Access Video

How to Use Twitter to Engage Patients - March 2014. Dr. David Stukus, MD. Access Video

 

World Allergy Week

World Allergy Week 2014 - Message from WAO President
January 2014. Lanny Rosenwasser, M, introduces the theme, "Anaphylaxis - When Allergies Can Be Severe and Fatal," and the importance of preparation and prevention of anaphylaxis. Access Video

World Allergy Week 2014 - Message from Chair and Co-Chair
January 2014. Motohiro Ebisawa MD, PhD and Paul Greenberger MD, introduce the theme, "Anaphylaxis - When Allergies Can Be Severe and Fatal," for World Allergy Week 2014 (7-13 April). Access Video

World Allergy Week 2014
December 2013. Ruby Pawankar, MD, PhD, welcomes WAO Member Societies to World Allergy Week 2014 (7-13 April), introducing the theme, “Anaphylaxis - When Allergies Can Be Severe and Fatal." Access Video