Allergy & Immunology

Food Allergies


Expert Perspectives in Food Allergies to Cover Key Topics in Food Allergies Treatment

expert perspectives by Ruchi Gupta, MD, MPH; Edwin Kim, MD, MS

Expert Perspectives delivers health care providers with insights from key thought leaders on the latest advancements and current practices in medicine, in a concise and timely format. Expert Perspectives in Food Allergies will feature community-selected experts and topics that we hope you will find of value in your clinical practice.



Expert Roundtables

  • Early Oral Immunotherapy as a Curative Treatment in Food Allergies
  • Epidemiological Trends in the Prevalence of Food Allergies
  • Novel Therapies for Food Allergies and Their Role in Patient Care
  • The Role of Biomarkers in Patient Management


Clinical Topic Updates

  • The Relationship Between Genetics and IgE-Mediated Food Allergies
  • The Role of the Gut Microbiome in the Development of Food Allergies
  • The Use of Probiotics as an Adjuvant to Oral Immunotherapy
  • Utilizing Allergen Thresholds in the Management of Food Allergies


Patient Care Perspectives

  • Adherence Challenges in the Management of Food Allergies
  • Economic Considerations With Food Allergies: Impact of Food Insecurity
  • Managing Food Allergies in Adolescents and Young Adults
  • Racial, Ethnic, and Socioeconomic Considerations in the Management of Food Allergies

Ruchi Gupta, MD, MPH

    Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
    Director, Center for Food Allergy & Asthma Research
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Clinical Attending, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
    Chicago, IL

Edwin Kim, MD, MS

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
    Chief, Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
    Director, UNC Food Allergy Initiative
    Director, UNC Allergy and Immunology Fellowship Program
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine
    Chapel Hill, NC