About this event

  • Date and time Mon 17 Jan 2022 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Clinical Immunology and Allergy

Join us in this online meeting that will be held in memory and honour of our beloved colleague Dr Marta Krawiec, with a focus on her work and the advances in food and inhalant allergen immunotherapy in the UK and Europe over the last few years. 

In the first presentation, Prof George Du Toit will discuss the advances and current updates regarding peanut immunotherapy and treatments that may be currently available for peanut-allergic patients in the UK. 

In the second presentation, Dr Michel Erlewyn-Lajeunesse will discuss the founding of the BRIT (BSACI Registry for ImmunoTherapy), its aims and objectives, how to register for it and discuss the results from its first report. 

In the third presentation, Prof Kulus will say a few words about Dr Marta Krawiec’s work and PhD dissertation on childhood asthma and inhaled glucocorticoid steroid safety at the Medical University of Warsaw in Poland under his supervision. He will also speak about the changes and challenges of immunotherapy during the last years in Poland.

During this session you will:

  • Understand and be able to explain what food oral immunotherapy is 
  • Learn and be able to discuss the currently available options for peanut immunotherapy in the UK 
  • Learn what is the BRIT (BSACI Registry for immunotherapy) and be able to explain its aims and objectives, and how to register for it.

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates up to 60 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

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Welcome and introduction

Dr Helen Brough, Consultant Allergist and Clinical Lead for Paediatric Allergy, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and President-Elect, Clinical Immunology and Allergy Section, Royal Society of Medicine

In memory of Dr Marta Krawiec

Professor George Du Toit, Professor in Paediatric Allergy, King's College London and Paediatric Consultant Allergist, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Senior Co-Investigator for Learning Early About Peanut Allergy (LEAP) and LEAP-ON Studies

Contemporary management of peanut allergy in the United Kingdom

Professor George Du Toit

Questions and answers
The British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology Registry for Immunotherapy (BRIT): An update on the registry and it's first report

Dr Michel Erlewyn-Lajeunesse, Paediatric Consultant Allergist and Immunologist, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust and Lead, The British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Questions and answers
In memory of Dr Marta Krawiec

Dr Professor Marek Kulus, Professor of Paediatric Respiratory Disease and Allergy, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland and President, Polish Society of Allergology

Changes and challenges with immunotherapy in Europe: The Polish experience

Dr Professor Marek Kulus

Close of meeting



Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

Registration for this webinar will close at 3:30pm on 17 January 2022. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.