WAO News and Notes - Announcing Events and Programs
Volume 5, Issue 5
WAO Events and Programs - May 2008
2008 Short-Term Research Fellowship Applications

WAO is now accepting applications for three international Short-Term Research Fellowships; application deadline 30 June 2008. For Additional details and application, click here.

As a result of his WAO 2007 Short-Term Fellowship, Dr. Matteo Bonini has received approval to conduct a Cochrane Collaboration systematic review and meta-analysis on the efficacy of beta-2 agonist drugs.


WAO Member Societies,

WAO House of Delegates representatives are invited to the upcoming WAO Member Society Forum during the EAACI Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Please join us for an opportunity to network and transform ideas into action.

WAO Member Society Forum
Tuesday, 10 June 2008
12:00 - 13:30
Barcelona International Convention Center
Room M212


We invite you to attend . . .
World Allergy Forum Symposium:

An Update on Severe Asthma

Faculty: G. Walter Canonica, Roy Gerth Van Wijk, Klaus Rabe, Gene Bleecker, William Storms

world allergy forum
XXVII Congress of the European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology
Monday, 9 June 2008
15.30 - 17.00

Barcelona International Convention Centre
Room 211/212
Barcelona, Spain

For Information on Speakers and past WAF Symposia, click here.

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Upcoming US GLORIA Placements
Oregon Society of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
June 11, 2008
Portland, OR
Speaker: Lanny Rosenwasser
Modules: Allergic Rhinitis; Food Allergy

Louisiana Society of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
June 20-22, 2008
New Orleans, LA
Speaker: Myron Zitt
Module: Chronic Rhinosinusitis and Nasal Polyposis

Upcoming Worldwide Allergy Meetings

7-11 June 2008
Barcelona, Spain

FOCIS 2008
5-9 June 2008
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Japanese Society of Allergology
12-14 June 2008
Tokyo, Japan

Latin American Society of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
XVth Latin American Congress and XVIIth Venezuelan Congress of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

21-25 June 2008
Margarita Island, Venezuela

6th Annual Meeting of the Mongolian Society of Allergology
27-28 June 2008
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

For more upcoming meetings, click here.

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