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Fall Allergy Study

Fall Allergy Study

Fall Allergy Study Ages 6 to 11 Sirius Clinical Research is currently seeking kid volunteers ages 6 to 11 years old who suffer with allergies during the fall to participate in a research study with up to 4 study visits. Qualified Participants May Receive • Compensation for time and travel for each completed visit •…

OIT Update

OIT Update

What a big day! Anna ate her first peanut yesterday after 3 months of therapy. Way to go Anna! Here is our latest OIT progress report: We enrolled our first peanut OIT patient in June of 2017. We have now enrolled a total of 21 patients including 2 new starts last week with another new…

Update on EpiPen Shortage

Update on EpiPen Shortage

The FDA has extended the expiration date on certain lots of EpiPens in response to the current shortage. The indicated lots have been deemed safe for an additional four months, according to the FDA, who reviewed data provided by Mylan prior to their decision. They hope this will help to mitigate the shortage during back-to-school…

2018 AFFA Night at Dell Diamond

2018 AFFA Night at Dell Diamond

Last night was the annual Austin Families with Food Allergies (AFFA) night at Dell Diamond. We were very pleased to co-sponsor the event along with a grant from Food Allergy Education & Research (FARE). It was a beautiful night and we had an excellent turnout of 80+ patients, their families and many friends. The pool…

Introducing Egg OIT

Introducing Egg OIT

Food Allergy Updates: As Austin’s leaders in food allergy, we are happy to announce another addition to our oral immunotherapy (OIT) program now available at our food allergy center. For our egg allergic patients we now offer egg OIT. Egg will make the third food we have for OIT joining peanut and milk. Also, did…

Dr. P recognized as a Rising Star

Dr. P recognized as a Rising Star

Dr. Parekh was recently recognized as 2018 “Texas Rising Star” by Super Doctors.  This was unexpected, but certainly a nice honor to receive!  You can see Dr. P’s profile on Super Doctors’ website here.  Dr. Lieberman has a been named a Super Doc consistently for many years and his profile can be seen here. The…

2018 Food Allergy Awareness Week

2018 Food Allergy Awareness Week

The Empire State Building was lit teal on May 13, 2018 to kick off Food Allergy Awareness Week! This year Food Allergy Awareness Week is May 13-19, 2018. Created in 1998, the goal of Food Allergy Awareness Week is to educate the public about food allergies, a potentially life-threatening disease. Food Allergy Awareness Week provides…