World Allergy Congress News & Updates

June 02, 2011
Contact: Marechiel Santos-Lang
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Register today for the 2011 World Allergy Congress and attend cutting-edge New Horizon Sessions, scheduled for full and half-days on the first and last day of the Congress.

Click here to view the full Online Scientific Program of the Congress.

New Horizon Session – Asthma in Children
Thursday, 8 December
08:00 - 11:30

Risk Factors

| Carole Ober (United States)
Related publication: The genetics of asthma and allergic disease: a 21st century perspective.
Environmental | Fernando D. Martinez (United States)
Related publication: Effect of day care attendance on sensitization and atopic wheezing differs by Toll-like receptor 2 genotype in 2 population-based birth cohort studies.
Viral | Robert Lemanske (United States)
Related publication: The role of respiratory virus infections in childhood asthma inception.

Prevention | Ulrich Wahn (Germany)
Related publication: Reduced occurrence of early atopic dermatitis because of immunoactive prebiotics among low-atopy-risk infants.
Step Care | Stanley Szefler (United States)
Related publication: Urinary leukotriene E4/exhaled nitric oxide ratio and montelukast response in childhood asthma.
Management of Asthma Exacerbations | Jose A. Castro-Rodriguez (Chile)
Related publication: Beta-agonists through metered-dose inhaler with valved holding chamber versus nebulizer for acute exacerbation of wheezing or asthma in children under 5 years of age: a systematic review with meta-analysis.

New Horizon Sessions are the bookend sessions of the Congress. These sessions are designed to showcase the latest science in allergy, asthma and clinical immunology. Delegates will hear in-depth, varied perspectives on each topic from the premier presenters in the field. New Horizons Sessions are scheduled as either half-day or full-day sessions on 4 and 8 December.

If your company is interested in this New Horizon topic, please contact the WAO Secretariat ( to discuss partnership opportunities.

Click here to view a full list of Exhibition and Partnership Opportunities for the 2011 World Allergy Congress.