Organizations

American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders (APFED)

http://www.apfed.org/ A non-profit organization dedicated to patients and their families coping with eosinophilic disorders. APFED strives to expand education, create awareness, and support research while promoting advocacy among its members.

Campaign Urging Research for Eosinophilic Disease (CURED )

http://www.curedfoundation.org/ A non-profit organization whose hope is to raise substantial funding to aid in research and public awareness

Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN)

http://www.foodallergy.org A non-profit organization whose mission is to raise public awareness, to provide advocacy and education, and to advance research on behalf of all those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis.

Food Allergy Initiative (FAI)

http://www.faiusa.org/?page=eosinophilic_esophagitis A non-profit founded by parents whose goal is to fund research to find a cure and improve clinical treatment, including anaphylaxis and chronic diseases of the skin and gastrointestinal tract caused by food allergy.

North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition  (NASPGHAN)

http://www.naspghan.org/ A group that strives to improve the care of infants, children and adolescents with digestive disorders by promoting advances in clinical care, research and education.

The International Gastrointestinal Eosinophil Researchers (TIGER)

http://tiger-egid.cdhnf.org/ This group represents a consortium of world experts focusing on the role of eosinophils in gastrointestinal diseases.

American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology

http://www.aaaai.org The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology is the largest professional medical organization in the United States devoted to the allergy/immunology specialty. The AAAAI represents, asthma specialists, clinical immunologists, allied health professionals and others with a special interest in the research and treatment of allergic disease. Established in 1943, the AAAAI has nearly 6,500 members in the United States, Canada and 60 other countries.

EE Resources

Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics

http://www.aanma.org Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) is the leading nonprofit family health organization dedicated to eliminating suffering and death due to asthma, allergies and related conditions.

American Medical Association

http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2009/04/20/hlsb0420.htm The AMA has a good article from April of 2009 titled “An alternative diagnosis to GERD centers on food allergies”
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