CHOP’s Food Allergy Center Named A “Discovery Center of Distinction”

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Young girl eating with a spoon FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education), the world’s leading food allergy research organization, has named Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Food Allergy Center a Discovery Center of Distinction. This designation adds CHOP to more than 40 institutions across the country working together to find new treatments for food allergies and improvements to care.

“This is a very exciting day for us,” said Jonathan Spergel, MD, PhD, Chief of the Allergy Program at CHOP. “CHOP has always been determined to find new treatments, and hopefully one day a cure, for food allergies. This partnership with other FARE centers across the country brings us one step closer in reaching that goal.”

Doctors with the Allergy Program and currently researching a number topics, including oral immunotherapy and possible predictors of food allergy severity.

Learn more about the Discover Centers of Distinction here.