publication . Article . Other literature type . 2012

Research needs in allergy: an EAACI position paper, in collaboration with EFA.

Nikolaos G. Papadopoulos; Ioana Agache; Sevim Bavbek; B. M. Bilò; Fulvio Braido; Victoria Cardona; Adnan Custovic; Jan Demonchy; Pascal Demoly; Philippe Eigenmann; ...
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  • Published: 01 Nov 2012
Abstract
ABSTRACT: In less than half a century, allergy, originally perceived as a rare disease, has become a major public health threat, today affecting the lives of more than 60 million people in Europe, and probably close to one billion worldwide, thereby heavily impacting the budgets of public health systems. More disturbingly, its prevalence and impact are on the rise, a development that has been associated with environmental and lifestyle changes accompanying the continuous process of urbanization and globalization. Therefore, there is an urgent need to prioritize and concert research efforts in the field of allergy, in order to achieve sustainable results on preve...
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free text keywords: Immunology and Allergy, Immunology, Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine, Allergy, Allergic diseases, Policy, Research needs, Research funding, Europe, [SDV.IMM]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Immunology, C600, Immunologic diseases. Allergy, RC581-607, Position Article and Guidelines, allergy, allergic diseases, policy, research needs, research funding, Europe, ddc:618, ddc:610, Pediatrics, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Intensive care medicine, Public health, Excellence, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Professional association, Disease, Disease registry, business.industry, business, Biobank, Position paper, Translational research
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SNSF| Dendritic Cell-Glycan Interactions - Key Modulators of T Cell Function in Allergy and Asthma
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  • Funder: Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)
  • Project Code: 310030_127356
  • Funding stream: Project funding | Project funding (Div. I-III)
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