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NIAID media tip sheet: Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Date:2/24/2010

WHAT: The 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) brings together leading allergists and immunologists from around the world.

WHO: Scientists supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, will be presenting their latest research findings at the AAAAI Annual Meeting. For more than 60 years, NIAID has supported allergy and immunology research at U.S. and international institutions and conducted studies within its own laboratories to improve the health of millions of people.

WHEN: February 26 to March 2, 2010

WHERE: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, La.

Presentation Tips:

Below are advance summaries of select presentations describing NIAID-funded research. The information contained in the summaries is embargoed until the time of presentation.

Findings from the Inner-City Anti-IgE Therapy for Asthma Study

Asthma affects as many as 20 million Americans, but it disproportionately affects childrenespecially African-American and Hispanic childrenwho live in inner-city environments. Over the past two decades, NIAID has supported research programs aimed at developing asthma interventions tailored to children living in inner-city areas. The Inner-City Asthma Consortium (ICAC), a network of eight clinical and two basic research sites nationwide, is a critical part of that effort. ICAC investigators designed and conducted the Inner-City Anti-IgE Therapy for Asthma (ICATA) study in which children with mild to severe asthma were given omalizumab, a monoclonal antibody that targets immunoglobulin E (IgE), an antibody that triggers allergic reactions and inflammation in the lungs. The goal of this study was to determine if adding omalizumab to the asthma treatment directed by the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Guidelines (

Contact: Julie Wu
wujuli@niaid.nih.gov
301-402-1663
NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Source:Eurekalert

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