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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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AIFA’s 2018 grant round opens 15 January

10 January 2018

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.

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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.

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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.

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