Clinical Update: Targeting IgE in Food Allergy

Release Date: May 31, 2024
Expiration Date: May 31, 2025
Time to Complete Activity: 0.75 hour


R. Sharon Chinthrajah, MD
Associate Professor
Co-Director, Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research
Stanford University School of Medicine
Palo Alto, CA

Brian P. Vickery, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Marcus Professor of Pediatric Immunology
Chief, Division of Allergy/Immunology 
Emory University and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Atlanta, GA

Target Audience 

This activity has been designed to address the needs of pediatricians and allergists. It may also benefit nurse practitioners, PAs, and other clinicians who are interested in the management of patients with food allergies (FAs).

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This activity is provided by Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC.  

Supporter Acknowledgment 

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, a member of the Roche Group.    

Program Overview 

With the recent approval of anti-immunoglobulin E (IgE) therapy for FA, pediatricians and allergists will benefit from this lively conversation between 2 experts on the current state of FA management, trial data related to anti-IgE therapy, and considerations for treatment of FA.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the immunopathology of FA and related mechanisms by which biologic agents may mediate FA
  • Summarize clinical trial safety and efficacy data related to the use of anti-IgE therapy in FA

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  • Follow instructions to register or log in with your professional information and complete the pretest
  • View the online activity in its entirety
  • Complete and submit the online posttest and evaluation. You must answer 70% of the posttest questions correctly to earn credit. You will have unlimited opportunities to successfully complete the posttest

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R. Sharon Chinthrajah, MD
Advisor: Alladapt Immunotherapeutics, Inc; Genentech, Inc.; IgGenix, Inc; Intrommune Therapeutics; Novartis AG; Phylaxis Bioscience, LLC

Brian P. Vickery, MD 
Advisor: Aimmune Therapeutics; Genentech, Inc.; Novartis AG; Revolo Biotherapeutics; Sanofi; Stallergenes Greer
Research Funding: Aimmune Therapeutics; DBV Technologies; Genentech, Inc.; Novartis AG
Stocks: Moonlight Therapeutics (expired 6/23)

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