Mimi Tang on Peanut Allergy Treatment

Premiere DateSep 6, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:51 Mimi Tang
01:40 Structure of Peanut Allergy Trial
03:25 Eating Peanut Afterward
05:31 Sustained Unresponsiveness Challenge
07:17 Immunotherapy for Food Allergies
09:20 Commonality of Peanut Allergies
10:31 Outro
11:16 Hint Pardoner
15:49 Finish

Mimi Tang joins the show to discuss her recent study on immunotherapy for children with peanut allergies, which yielded encouragingly positive results.

Mimi Tang is a Professorial Fellow in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Melbourne and the Head of Allergy and Immune Disorders Research at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute. Click here to read more about the study, recently published in The Lancet.

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