News and Announcements
Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Center for Food Allergy & Asthma Research. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our members' latest achievements, awards and honors.
Sesame allergy affects more than 1 million children and adults in the U.S., more than previously known, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Many patients with mild asthma may not benefit from inhaled steroid medications, the current standard treatment, according to a clinical trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Visitor restrictions during winter months were associated with a significant decrease in the transmission of viral respiratory infections among hospitalized children, according to a Northwestern study.
A team of scientists has identified new genetic regions associated with asthma in people of African ancestry, according to a study published in Nature Communications.
Feinberg investigators are conducting basic science research, epidemiological studies and drug trials of new therapies for food allergies to uncover the breadth of the problem, understand the basic cellular pathways and develop new avenues of treatment.
Most patients who report a penicillin allergy are in fact not allergic, and verifying allergies before resorting to less-effective antibiotics can improve outcomes and avoid the spread of antimicrobial resistance, according to a review in JAMA.