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Saturday, June 21 • 9:30am - 10:30am
The Science of Food Allergy

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This interactive session will be led by Dr. Paul Bryce, a scientist working in food allergy research, and is aimed at helping to educate patients and family members about the biology behind food allergy. Do you know what cells are involved? Do you know why we have evolved this allergic response? What is actually happening during an allergic reaction and what molecules are driving it? Do you know how the current treatments work? By the end of this session, participants should have a clearer understanding of the biology of food allergy, as well as the terms and treatments used by their doctors and researchers.


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Dr. Paul J. Bryce

Paul Bryce obtained his BSc in Immunology & Pharmacology from Strathclyde University in Glasgow before pursuing a PhD in Immunology at Manchester University. In 1999, he moved to Children’s Hospital Boston as a postdoctoral researcher, where he studied the role of IgE in regulating mast cell responses and was made an instructor in 2004. He then moved to the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago in 2005 and is... Read More →


Saturday June 21, 2014 9:30am - 10:30am
United A-B

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