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The Allergy and Immunology Foundation of Australasia (AIFA) is a charity founded in 2013 by the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA).

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AIFA aims to improve the health of people living with allergy and immune diseases by funding medical research and raising public awareness.

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Read more about people who live with allergy and immune disease every day here...

AIFA announces 2017 grants

4 Dec 2017

The AIFA Board is pleased to announce that a project entitled “A new approach to overcome a childhood autoinflammatory disease” led by Dr Marcia Munoz of the Garvan Institute of Medical Research is to receive a $30,000 AIFA research grant.


Understanding FPIES research results

7 Nov 2017

It was previously assumed that FPIES was caused by an immune cell, called a T-cell. However research showed the innate immune system, is what was most activated in infants during their acute FPIES reaction.


250K website for teens and young adults

26 June 2017

The new National Allergy Strategy youth project’s 250K website has been launched as a hub for the 250,000 young Australians living with severe allergies, developed in response to a national online survey and focus groups sessions. 


Founding Donors

ASCIA Founding  donor CSL Behring Founding  donor