About this event

  • Date and time Mon 18 May 2020 from 8:00am to 6:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Allergy Academy

This event has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we apologise for any inconvenience. 

The RSM and Allergy Academy’s hugely popular food allergy study day is back for its 14th year. We are excited to bring you the latest understanding of early nutrition, allergic reaction management, recognising unusual syndromes and future therapies with the input of current experts and opinion leaders. Our study day is aimed at all health care professionals who see children and adults with food allergy as part of their practice.

The learning objectives for this meeting are as follows: 

  • Know how breastfeeding can impact health and allergic disease
  • Understand how the delivery of adrenaline impacts management of reactions
  • Recognise syndromes of non-IgE adverse reactions to food
  • Understand the role of immunotherapy in the management of food allergy

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Registration, tea and coffee

Session one: Strategies for Managing Food Allergy

Chair: Tom Marrs

Welcome and introduction

Dr Tom Marrs, Consultant Paediatric Allergist, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Can breastfeeding influence the development of allergies?

Dr Daniel Munblit, Associate Professor, Imperial College London and Sechenov University Moscow

How can the management of allergic reactions be improved?

Dr Paul Turner, Clinician Scientist and Hon Consultant in Paediatric Allergy an Immunology, Imperial College London

Tea and coffee break

Session two: Recognising non-IgE syndromes

Chair: Tom Marrs

When to refer after suspected non-IgE food responses

Dr Annette Fritscher-Ravens

How may food be driving mucosal inflammation?

Professor Michael Escudier


Question and answer session

Session three: New Evidence in Food Allergy Management

Keynote speaker: Emerging themes in food allergy from the States

Professor Matthew Greenhawt

If you only read five papers this year….

Professor Adam Fox, Consultant Paediatric Allergist, Evelina London Children’s Hospital

Food Allergies; who is living the dream?

Dr Rebecca Knibb, Associate Professor of Health Psychology, Aston University

Panel discussion
Close of meeting


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

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