Submissions for AIFA's 2018 grant round will open on January 15 and close on March 15, 2018. AIFA supports innovative early stage projects, encourages collaborative research, prioritises early career researchers.
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.
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.