Work packages

The fourteen projects that will be conducted during the first two years are listed below. Synergy between workpackages and between WP projects is high as apparent from the respective workpackages. 

Detailed project synopses are for each workpachage on their specific page. Three post?doc and seven PhD?programs will be initiated during the first 6 months of 2013; The seventh PhD project will also be associated to ORCA (a multicenter investigation of birth cohorts under the EU Framework program MeDAll. Two dissertations are also included. In all, 42 publications in international, peer reviewed journals are planned. 

Workpackage


WP 1 Epidemiology

WP 1.1

The prevalence of anaphylaxis in children and adults in the Emergency Room

WP 1.2

The prevalence of anaphylaxis in children and adults in cohorts

WP 1.3

Quality of Life (QoL) in Danish families with peanut/egg/hazelnut allergy.

WP 1.4

A communication tool for disclosing risky situations in life when you have peanut allergy.

WP 2 Diagnosis and differential diagnosis

WP 2.1

Predictive values of component resolved diagnostics in food allergy

WP 2.2

Diagnosis of Food Dependent, exercise-induced Anaphylaxis (FDEIA) (incl. facilitators)

WP 2.3

Risk of Anaphylaxis in patients with IgE-mediated allergy to penicillin

WP 2.4

Non-histaminergic angioedema: Identification, characterization and treatment.

WP 2.5

Differential diagnosis: Mastocytosis

WP 3 Mechanisms

WP 3.1

Microdialysis in skin during local challenge in patients with anaphylaxis to foods and drugs.

WP 3.2

Microdialysis in skin during oral challenge in patients with anaphylaxis to foods and drugs.

WP 3.3

Absorption of Tc99-labelled proteins from mouth and stomach in food allergic patients

WP 4 Treatment

WP 4.1

A new treatment paradigm for anaphylaxis – emphasis on Early Treatment with Adrenaline (ETA)

WP 4.2

Specific Immunotherapy in food allergic children and adults

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