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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 E-Mail
Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children’s Hospital, Flemington Rd, Parkville, 3052, Vic, Australia
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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