WAO News and Notes

Volume 9, Issue 3, March 2012

President's Message

Ruby PawankarDear Friends, Dear Colleagues:

Warm greetings from the World Allergy Organization!

Many of us have just returned from the AAAAI annual meeting in Orlando where several of the WAO Councils and Committees as well as the Board of Directors met. I would like to extend my heartfelt gratitude to all of you who took the time to attend and contribute to these meetings to assist WAO in our many projects and initiatives.  Read more »

WISC 2012


WISC 2012 Updated Preliminary Program Available!

Participate in the scientific program by submitting your abstract today!

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World Allergy Forum on Food Allergy at AAAAI Annual Meeting attracts more that 1,200 attendees!
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Announcing WAO TV!
The WAO TV will be a regular channel of communication with our members...  Read more »

Junior Members Group
By Luciana Kase Tanno, MD

Congratulations to WAO Junior Members on Our First Anniversary!

This first anniversary of the WAO Junior Members Group is an occasion for reflection about our progress to-date and our expectations for the future.

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WAO Journal

March 2012 - Volume 5, Issue 3
Chief Editor:
Lanny Rosenwasser, MD


We Call for iCAALL: International Collaboration in Asthma, Allergy and Immunology

Original Article

Stem Cell Transplantation for Primary Immunodeficiency Disease: Experience of a Singapore Hospital

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Medical Journal Reviews

Literature Review
Editor's Choice

Juan Carlos Ivancevich, MD
Phillip Lieberman, MD

Eosinophilic and non-eosinophilic sputum inflammatory phenotypes in children with asthma

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Allergy Book Review

Book Review

Trends in Innate Immunity
Contributions to Microbiology Volume 15

Reviewed by:
Eunice Sandoval-Ramírez, MD (Mexico)

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What's New

XXII World Allergy Congress Symposia Recordings Now Online!
The Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) and the WAO Consensus Document; Why are Small Airways Important in Asthma; and WAO Anaphylaxis Guidelines symposiums are available for viewing now. View recordings.

New Global Initiative Launched – International Collaboration in Asthma, Allergy and Immunology (iCAALL)
The iCAALL is designed to collect and disseminate consensus-driven information about allergies, asthma and immunological diseases and offer general recommendations based on global challenges in caring for patients with allergic and immunologic diseases. Read more »

What is New in Small Airways Research?

View this month’s reviews

Photos from WAC 2011 Online!
Click here to view all of the pictures from the XXII World Allergy Congress.

New! WAO Interactive Case Report
“A 3-month old with persistent fever, lymphadenopathy, and hepatosplenomegaly” by Gregory Cowan, MD and Robbie Pesek, MD, edited by Bob Lanier, MD – Test your knowledge

Upcoming Meetings Worldwide
Looking for more information about allergy or clinical immunology? Attend one or more of the many meetings going on worldwide. View the Worldwide Meetings Calendar here.