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Saturday, June 21 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Making Sense of the Science Behind Food Allergies

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The onset, management, and possible treatments for food allergies are underpinned by complex biological phenomena that are incompletely understood by scientists and clinicians. The aim of this session is to help individuals dealing with food allergies: 1) understand the gap between scientific consensus and the hope of new scientific findings; 2) understand what science is and what it is not, and thus why the standard of care is what it is; and 3) provide specific strategies to avoid getting duped by misinformation.


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avatar for Jessica Martin, Ph.D.

Jessica Martin, Ph.D.

Jessica Martin earned a Ph.D. in neuroscience from Oregon Health and Science University in 2011. She is currently a faculty member in biology at Portland Community College, where she teaches undergraduate courses in general biology, cell biology, and anatomy & physiology.  Outside of her teaching role, Jessica educates on the science behind food allergies on her blog, the Food Allergy Sleuth, as well as multiple social media... Read More →


Saturday June 21, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
International DF

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