• Information for health professionals conference 2013
  • Information for health professionals
  • Information for health professionals conference 2011
  • Information for young doctors
  • New resources
  • Information for health professionals conference 2011

Research Studies - Allergy and Immunology

The following research studies are currently being undertaken in Australia and New Zealand.  To help fund future research donate at www.allergyimmunology.org.au

 

ANZADA - Australia and New Zealand Antibody Deficiency Allele Study

ANZADA is a national collaborative research project supported by the NHMRC that aims to identify the cellular and genetic causes of antibody deficiency diseases, including CVID, IgA deficiency, and specific antibody deficiency. The study is recruiting patients of any age with any of these disorders.

For more details email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

---

APOSLE - Australia point mutation in SLE Study

APOSLE is a national collaborative research project supported by the NHMRC that aims to identify the cellular and genetic causes of systemic lupus erythematosus.

For more details email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

--- 

BEAT - Beating Egg Allergy Trial

The BEAT trial is investigating the effect of early introduction of egg into the diet of infants at high risk for atopy and subsequent egg allergy. 

For more details email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

--- 

Centre for Food & Allergy Research (CFAR)

A collaborative group of Australian allergy researchers are involved in an NHMRC funded national Centre fo Food & Allergy Research (CFAR), which aims to curb the food allergy epidemic.

Website: www.foodallergyresearch.org.au

For more information please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

---

CVID Study

This study aims to find the cause of common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) and is being conducted by researchers at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and the Royal Melbourne Hospital. If you are aged between 18 and 80 and have been diagnosed with CVID or XLA, you are eligible to participate.  

For more information please visit www.wehi.edu.au/PIDdonor

--- 

DOMInO 6 (DHA to Optimise Maternal and Infant Outcomes 6 year follow up study).

This is a 6 year follow up of children born to mothers in the DOMInO study, a randomised controlled trial to investigate the effect of maternal supplementation with omega-3 long chain poly-unsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) in pregnancy on clinical outcomes of allergic disease in the child. For more details email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

--- 

Immune milk proteins for the treatment of eczema

Immune proteins in milk have shown promise in pre-clinical studies to improve the symptoms of eczema. The aim of this study being run at the St George Dermatology and Skin Cancer Centre in Sydney is to determine if enriched milk proteins taken as a supplement for 8 weeks reduce the severity of eczema symptoms. The study is now recruiting participants with eczema.

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Website: http://app.griffith.edu.au/news/2014/06/12/using-milk-proteins-to-treat-eczema/

 

STEP - Starting Time for Egg Protein Study 

This collaborative study is being conducted in Adelaide and Perth hospitals.

For more details email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

--- 

TiARA - Tick induced Allergies Research and Awareness

This research and educational fund has been established at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, NSW.

For more details email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or write to Clinical A/Professor Sheryl van Nunen, Department of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Royal North Shore Hospital St Leonards NSW 2065

 

Content updated August 2014

Disclaimer and Privacy

The ASCIA website is intended for use by ASCIA members, other health professionals, the general public and media. The content provided is for education, communication and information purposes only and is not intended to replace or constitute medical advice or treatments. Read more...

ASCIA respects your privacy. Read our privacy policy here...

 

Sponsors and Advertising

ASCIA does not endorse products from sponsoring organisations, nor is it influenced by sponsoring organisations with regard to the content of education programs and websites.

The ASCIA website does not accept advertising. Any link to a third-party website does not imply any endorsement by ASCIA.

Accreditation

healthdirect
This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify.This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.


World Allergy Organization (WAO)

ASCIA is a WAO member society