WAO Member Society Forum - 23 February 2015
Member Society representatives are invited to attend the upcoming WAO Member Society Forum.
It will be held on 23 February 2015 during the annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, USA.
Please contact Eric Johnson II at the WAO Secretariat for more information.
All representatives that attend the Member Society Forum will be entered into a drawing and have the chance to win a free registration to WAC 2015!
We look forward to welcoming you to this important Member Society event!
16th Malaysian Congress and Exhibition on Allergy and Immunology
WAO would like to invite you to the Malaysian Society of Allergology (MSAI) and the Allergy and Clinical Immunology Society (Singapore) (ACIS) joint meeting. The 16th Malaysian Congress and Exhibition on Allergy and Immunology will take place from 20 – 22nd March 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia at the Hilton Kuala Lampur.
For more information, click here.
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Alessandro Fiocchi, MD
Erika Jensen-Jarolim, MD
Non-allergenic factors from pollen modulate T helper cell instructing notch ligands on dendritic cells
Gilles S, Beck I, Lange S, Ring J, Behrendt H, and Traidl-Hoffmann C
World Allergy Organization – McMaster University guidelines for allergic disease prevention (GLAD-P): Probiotics
Fiocchi A, Pawankar R, Cuello-Garcia C, Ahn K, Al-Hammadi S, Agarwal A Beyer K et al.
The care pathway for children with urticaria, angioedema, mastocytosis
Ferrante G, Scavone V, Muscia MC, Adrignola E, Passalacqua G, La Grutta S
The microbiome of the upper airways: focus on chronic rhinosinusitis
Chalermwatanachai T, Velasquez LC, Bachert C
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Asthma: Comorbidities, Coexisting Conditions, and Differential Diagnosis
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What Is New in Small Airways Research?
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The Microbiome in asthma
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Evidence-Based Allergy Reviews
Visit the Evidence-based Allergy webpage,the newest addition to the WAO Physician Resource section, to utilize one of our complete 18 subject literature searches available in two optional, easy to use, reference library formats.
To use the resources, click here.
ASK THE EXPERT
WAO would like to thank Dr John Weiner, Co-Editor, and Dr Mandel Sher, Co-Editor, of Ask the Expert, for their support of this educational program.
This feature is designed to be a valuable resource for practicing physicians to pose educational, scientific or medical questions about allergy, asthma and clinical immunology to WAO international experts.
If you would like to submit an Ask the Expert question please submit, here.
WORLD ALLERGY WEEK 2015: Airway Allergies - The Human and Economic Burden
Call for Resources: Does your member society have resources online for airway allergies which might be helpful to physicians or patients?
Send the links to email@example.com and we will include them on our World Allergy resource page.
WAO Member Societies: Click here to download the World Allergy Week 2015 logo for your website and be sure to link the logo back to WorldAllergyWeek.org.
WAO JUNIOR MEMBER NEWS
WAO Junior Member, Dr Leanor Villa from Argentina gives a brief overview of the upcoming SLaai Meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Please check out the WAO Junior Members News for more details!
NEW EDUCATION RESOURCES
Allergic Diseases Resource Center
Allergen Specific Immunotherapy Document
By Passalacqua G, Baena-Cagnani CE, Bousquet J, Canonica GW, Casale TB et al.
Influenza and Asthma: A Review
By Robbie D. Pesek and Richard F. Lockey
Interactive Case Report - New Cases!
Persistent Productive Cough with Dyspnea
Written by Adeeb Bulkhi, Neetu Talreja, Ahmad Hamad, and Richard F. Lockey
Reviewed by Bob Lanier
Clinical Allergy Tip
Evaluation of Exhaled Nitric Oxide in Clinical Practice
By Krzysztof Kowal
WAO HENNING LOWENSTEIN RESEARCH AWARD
The WAO Henning Løwenstein Research Award is a biennial award given to a young scientist who has shown excellence within the field of allergy. The 2015 Award includes €20,000* and a travel grant to attend the Symposium of Specific Allergy, SOSA, in Rome, Italy, 19-21 November, 2015.
Deadline of application: 30 June 2015
For more information and how to apply, click here.