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The microbiome: Influencing allergy recovery in everyday clinical practice Link to resource 3 Could focusing on our patients’ gut health have a positive impact on the natural course of their allergy? That’s the question Professor Jon Vanderhoof (Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Senior Lecturer of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School) explores in this video, explaining how healthcare professionals can influence tolerance acquisition in practice.

Speaker

Dr. Jon A. Vanderhoof

Professor Jon Vanderhoof

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Senior Lecturer of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

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 1988 and received the Shwachman Award in 2001 from the North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 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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