Category Archive: Center for Pediatric Eosinophilic Disorders

May 20 2015

Pilot Grant to Support Genetic Eosinophilic Esophagitis Investigation

CHOP’s Antonella Cianferoni, MD, PhD, recently received a two-year, $140,000 grant to study the genetic underpinnings of the severe food allergy eosinophilic esophagitis.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/pilot-grant-to-support-genetic-eosinophilic-esophagitis-investigation/

Feb 11 2015

Genetic Clues Found in Food Allergy Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Scientists have identified four new genes associated with the severe food allergy eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE).

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/genetic-clues-found-food-allergy-eosinophilic-esophagitis/

Aug 18 2014

Investigating a New Approach to Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Many of the major milestones in understanding eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), a food allergy that affects the esophagus, began in research laboratories at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/investigating-new-approach-eosinophilic-esophagitis/

Mar 10 2014

As One Food Allergy Resolves, Another May Develop

Some children who outgrow one type of food allergy may then develop another type of allergy, more severe and more persistent, to the same food.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/one-food-allergy-resolves-another-may-develop/