For healthcare professionals only

For healthcare professionals only

For healthcare professionals only

When

Wed, 15 July

Session 1

1:00 pm

Session 2

7:00 pm

The microbiome: Influencing allergy recovery in everyday clinical practice

Topics that will be covered

  • Role of the microbiome in allergy
  • The effect of allergic disease on gut health
  • Positively influencing the outgrowing of allergy and the role of probiotics
  • Live Q&A
This 1-hour webinar, including a live Q&A, looks beyond dietary management to pose the question: Could focusing on our patients’ gut health have a positive impact on the natural course of their allergy? It explores the relationship between the gut microbiome and allergic disease, and what healthcare professionals can do in practice to positively influence tolerance acquisition.

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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