Special Issue "Food Allergy, Genes and Environment"
A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 June 2013)
Prof. Dr. Katrina Jane Allen
Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children’s Hospital, Flemington Rd, Parkville, 3052, Vic, Australia
Phone: +613 9936 6585
Interests: food allergy, anaphylaxis, paediatrics, eczema
Topics include but not limited to:
- Food Allergy—is it on the rise?
- What factors could be driving the rise in food allergy?
- Are genes important for predisposition to food allergy?
- What is the role of epigenetics in food allergy?
- Microbial diversity and food allergy
- Improved diagnostic testing for food allergy
- The natural history of food allergy
- Are there genetic risk factors that predispose to persistent food allergy?
- What is the role of chemical and pollutants in the development of food allergy
- Is there an urban/rural divide with regards to the prevalence of food allergy?
- Is food allergy on the rise in the developing world.
- Is non-IgE mediated food allergy on the rise in line with IgE mediated food allergy?
Prof. Dr. Katrina Jane Allen
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Article: Development of a Monoclonal Antibody-Based Sandwich ELISA for Peanut Allergen Ara h 1 in Food
Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10(7), 2897-2905; doi:10.3390/ijerph10072897
Received: 6 May 2013; in revised form: 17 June 2013 / Accepted: 3 July 2013 / Published: 12 July 2013| Download PDF Full-text (160 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Review: The Natural History of IgE-Mediated Food Allergy: Can Skin Prick Tests and Serum-Specific IgE Predict the Resolution of Food Allergy?
Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10(10), 5039-5061; doi:10.3390/ijerph10105039
Received: 2 August 2013; in revised form: 16 September 2013 / Accepted: 8 October 2013 / Published: 15 October 2013| Download PDF Full-text (226 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Article: The Impact of Family History of Allergy on Risk of Food Allergy: A Population-Based Study of Infants
Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10(11), 5364-5377; doi:10.3390/ijerph10115364
Received: 1 August 2013; in revised form: 11 October 2013 / Accepted: 14 October 2013 / Published: 25 October 2013| Download PDF Full-text (248 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Review: Overview of Evidence in Prevention and Aetiology of Food Allergy: A Review of Systematic Reviews
Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10(11), 5781-5806; doi:10.3390/ijerph10115781
Received: 20 September 2013; in revised form: 24 October 2013 / Accepted: 25 October 2013 / Published: 4 November 2013| Download PDF Full-text (325 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Last update: 14 December 2012