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2022 Grant round open
2022 Grant round open

It is a pleasure to announce that the Allergy and Immunology Foundation of Australia (AIFA) 2022 Grants Round is now open.  Expressions of Interest (EOIs) are invited from ASCIA members who are actively involved in clinical allergy and immunology research.

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  • Celebrate the act of giving
    Celebrate the act of giving
    28 June 2022 The end of the financial year is a time to celebrate the act of giving. With your help, the Allergy and Immunology Foundation of Australasia (AIFA) supports research teams who are unravelling the working of the immune system to improve diagnosis, develop new treatments and achieve better health outcomes for people living with allergy and other immune disease. AIFA is now fundraising f...
  • AIFA 2022 research grant round is now open
    AIFA 2022 research grant round is now open
    25 March 2022: It is a pleasure to announce that the Allergy and Immunology Foundation of Australasia (AIFA) 2022 Grants Round is now open. Expressions of Interest (EOIs) are invited from ASCIA members who are actively involved in clinical allergy and immunology research. EOIs are due by midnight on Monday 2nd May 2022 and the application form is on the AIFA website www.allergyimmunology.org.au/gr...
  • AIFA announces grant recipients for 2021
    AIFA announces grant recipients for 2021
    28 September 2021 The Chair of the Allergy and Immunology Foundation of Australasia, Dr Melanie Wong, proudly announced the AIFA grants for 2021 at the ASCIA Virtual Conference on 2nd September. The AIFA Food Allergy Research Grant of $40,000 was awarded to Professor Mimi Tang to explore the “Immune mechanisms underpinning remission of allergy”. Professor Tang works at the Murdoch Children's Resea...

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Food allergy and Sarah

Doctors diagnosed Sarah’s peanut allergy when she was still an infant and her mum, Antoinette, says it was a frightening and life-altering discovery. “People need to realise that consuming food that you are allergic to could potentially lead to anaphylaxis. It is absolutely terrifying.”

Sarah has been part of a research trial that may help her tolerate peanuts.

Every project endeavours to meet the challenge to improve the health of people living with allergy and immune diseases.

ASCIA acknowledges Piers Haskard for the use of his photography on this website.

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