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Allergies and Food Sensitivities

DHHS, NIH, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease

Immunotherapy is not currently approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use to treat food allergy. However, research to investigate different approaches to immunotherapy in food allergy is ongoing. This is a summary of approaches.

Immune Tolerance Network

The results of the Immune Tolerance Network’s (ITN) “Learning Early About Peanut” (LEAP), discussed on February 23, 2015 at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting and published in the New England Journal of Medicine