About this event

  • Date and time Mon 29 Apr 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Clinical Immunology and Allergy

The RSM and Allergy Academy’s hugely popular food allergy study day is back for its 13th year, aimed at all health care professionals who see children and adults with food allergy as part of their practice.

You will:

  • Understand how to prevent food allergies
  • Know about the impact of “undeclared” food allergens
  • Know about progress towards “Natasha’s law” and its implication
  • Understand the complexities of ensuring adequate food labelling
  • Know about selection for “selective nut eating"
  • Understand the role of immunotherapy in the management of food allergies

We would like to thank our exhibitor(s):

Abbott, Aimmune, ALK-Abello, Allergy Therapeutics, Bausch & Lomb, Bio-Diagnostics, Danone, DBV Technology, Diagenics, Mead Johnson Nutrition UK Ltd, Mylan, Nutricia, Stallergenes

Please note that none of the companies listed have had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of this meeting.

Key speakers

Nadim and Tanya Ednan-LaPerouse

Parents of Natasha Ednan-LaPerouse

Dr René Crevel

René Crevel Consulting Limited

Professor Gideon Lack

Head of Children’s Allergy Service, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and Professor of Paediatric Allergy, King’s College London

Agenda

View programme

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Tom Marrs, Consultant in Paediatric Allergy, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Allergy, King’s College London

Session one: Latest developments in food allergy

Chair: Dr Constantinos Petrides, Allergy Education Fellow, King's College London

If you only read five papers on food allergy this year

Dr Adam Fox, Consultant in Paediatric Allergy, Evelina London Children's Hospital

How to prevent food allergies. Which Foods? Which population?

Professor Gideon Lack, Professor of Paediatric Allergy, King’s College London

Tea and coffee break

Session two: Food allergy across society

Chair: Dr Tom Marrs

Natasha's journey

Mr Nadim and Mrs Tanya Ednan-LaPerouse

Assessing and managing the risk from unintended allergen presence

Professor René Crevel, Director, René Crevel Consulting Limited

Working towards 'Natasha’s law'

Ms Michelle Victor, Partner, Leigh Day Legal Team

Panel discussion
Lunch

Session three: New horizons in food allergy management

Chair: Dr Kate Swan, Consultant in Paediatric Allergy, Evelina London Children’s Hospital and Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

How can food labelling best ensure safety?

Dr Chun-Han Chan, Team Leader for Food Additives, Flavourings and Contact Material Policy, Food Standard Agency

How can we select patients who may benefit from selective nut eating in practice

Dr Helen Brough, Consultant in Paediatric Allergy and Clinical Lead for the Children’s Allergy Service, Evelina London Children’s Hospital at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Can food immunotherapy make food allergic patients safer?

Dr Marta Kraweic, Consultant in Paediatric Allergy, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and Clinical Research Fellow, King’s College London

Panel discussion
Close of meeting

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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