Industry Symposia

There will be various industry sponsored satellite symposia during the Conference.

Thursday 3rd October

Time Symposia Company
13:00 – 14:00 Title: Severe and Multiple Food Allergy: how can we support
immune development?
Company: Abbot
Chair: Dr Helen Howells
Speakers: Dr Elizabeth Miles and Prof Yvan Vandenplas
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17:45 – 18:45 Title: Exploring the multiple facets of Type 2 Inflammatory Diseases
Company: Sanofi Genzyme

Symposium topics will include:
  • Pathophysiological mechanisms driving Type 2 inflammatory disease

  • Identifying treatment options for severe asthma patients

  • Pathophysiology, co-morbidities and treatment options for atopic
    dermatitis patients

Chair & speaker: Prof Fan Chung, Professor of Respiratory Medicine,Faculty of
Medicine, National Heart & Lung Institute, London
Speakers: Dr Louise Michaelis, Consultant and Associate Lecturer in Paediatric
Immunology and Allergy, Newcastle

Friday 4th October

Time Symposia Company
12:45 – 13:45 Title: Allergen Microarray – New Allergens more Possibilities
Company: Thermo Fisher
12:30 – 12:45: Lunch and Cake! Get some lunch and bring it in to the lecture
12:45 – 13:05: Chair and introduction ‘ What’s new in Allergen Micro array?
Dr Mohammed Shamji  Head, Immunomodulation and Tolerance Group
Allergy & Clinical Immunology, Imperial College London
13:05 – 13:45: Advantages and utility of using allergen microarray in the allergy clinic
Dr. Olga Luengo, Consultant in Allergy, Allergy Department, University Hospital Vall d’Hebron,
Barcelona, Associate Professor, Faulty of Health Sciences, Blanquerna, Ramon Llull University
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18:15 – 19:15 Title: Food allergy management- looking to the future
Company: Nutricia
Chair: Dr George Raptis, Consultant in Paediatric Allergy, Royal Hospital for Children
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Speaker: Prof. Kirsten Beyer
Professor, Department of Pediatric Pneumology, Immunology and Intensive Care Medicine
Charité Universitätmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Saturday 5th October

Time Symposia Company
10:30 – 11:30 Title: Life with Peanut allergy: What is the potential role of investigational EPIT?
Company: DVB Technologies
Chairpersons: Gideon Lack– Hugh Sampson
1st presentation
Can the increase in Threshold of Eliciting Doses help peanut allergic subjects?
Speaker: Graham ROBERTS
2nd Presentation
Investigational EPIT clinical trial data: efficacy, safety, practicality
Speaker: Helen BROUGH
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