For healthcare professionals only

For healthcare professionals only

For healthcare professionals only

Could focusing on our patients’ gut health have a positive impact on the natural course of their allergy? This video from Professor Jon Vanderhoof explores the relationship between the gut microbiome and allergic disease, and how healthcare professionals can positively influence tolerance acquisition in practice.

You can download an FAQ document here, which contains some of the questions asked during the live Q&A sessions in the webinar series, along with detailed responses from Jon Vanderhoof.

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Dr. Jon A. Vanderhoof

Professor Jon Vanderhoof

Division of GI/Nutrition, Boston Children’s Hospital Professor Emeritus, University of Nebraska College of Medicine

Dr Jon A. Vanderhoof is an attending physician in GI/Nutrition at Boston Children’s
Hospital at the Center for Advanced Intestinal Rehabilitation.
Dr Vanderhoof completed his fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition at
the University of California at Los Angeles in 1976. He has published over 200 refereed
articles plus numerous chapters and reviews. He served as President of the North
American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition from 1986 to

In 2001 he received the prestigious Shwachman Award from the North American
Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. This is the highest award in North
America given in the field of Pediatric Gastroenterology.

Chair: Dr Bruce McLain

Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist, North Teesside

Bruce McLain trained in paediatric gastroenterology in Melbourne, Australia and Vancouver, Canada. Upon returning to the UK, he established his practice in Teesside, where he is still working. Dr McLain’s main areas of clinical practice are inflammatory bowel disease, eosinophilic oesophagitis, and gut allergy and coeliac disease. In his role as overseas examination lead for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), he has helped to deliver a new exam in 12 countries outside the UK.

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