AAAAI Supports Food Allergy Research FY 2022
July 12, 2021
The AAAAI has again lead a letter from food allergy research stakeholders to contact leadership of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, emphasizing the importance of increasing life-saving research on food allergies. The AAAAI thanks the American College Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, Allergy & Asthma Network, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Connection Team, FARE, and the International FPIES Association for joining this important outreach.
Appropriations Testimony Encourages CoFAR, NIH Funding, CDC Work on AMR
May 20, 2021
The AAAAI submitted written testimony before the House Labor/Health & Human Services Appropriations Committee on several advocacy priorities. We called for a $6.1 million increase in funding for the NIH Consortium on Food Allergy Resarch (CoFAR), report language supporting food allergy research across NIH efforts, and increased funding for the National Healthcare Safety Network on antimicrobial resistant infections to improve antibiotic prescribing including expanding penicillin allergy verification.