What’s New at the Network
AAN Receives NIH Sub-Award
Allergy & Asthma Network and Blue Marble Health are collaborating on a new virtual asthma coaching platform, with funding support from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). AAN will use Blue Marble’s BREATHE virtual platform for asthma self-management education, with a focus on under-resourced communities.
Affordable Asthma Inhalers
CEO Lynda Mitchell recently spoke with The Lancet Respiratory Medicine about the U.S. Senate investigation into the cost of asthma inhalers. Ensuring access and affordability of medications is one of Allergy & Asthma Network’s key advocacy initiatives. “We support price caps on inhalers,” Lynda says, adding that AAN will monitor if there’s an impact on availability.
Advancing Disparities Research
Allergy & Asthma Network partnered with MITRE on the new Asthma Equity Explorer, a free web-based platform that disseminates data on asthma prevalence and disparities in the United States. Researchers and health professionals can examine how social determinants of health impact asthma outcomes on national, state and local levels.
Allergy & Asthma In the News
Learn about a current research study looking into the use of a biologic, omalizumab to determine if it can aid food allergy oral immunotherapy (OIT).
A new medication supports treating asthma symptoms and inflamed airways in the short and long term using one inhaler device.
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Advancing Nationwide Efforts to Engage, Educate & Empower
At Allergy & Asthma Network, we are here to serve and support you. We work with national and local partners to train healthcare professionals and host events and screenings that reach people directly in their communities. We raise awareness and educate millions each year with easy-to-understand, medically reviewed resources in English and Spanish. We advocate at the federal and state levels to improve access to care and affordable medications. We work to ensure the patient voice is included in research and drug development.
Your health and well-being are at the heart of our work. Our goal is to improve quality of life and achieve equitable and optimal health outcomes for adults and children living with these chronic conditions, especially those in underserved communities.
Check out our Events Calendar for Webinars, Trusted Messengers Events, and other Allergy & Asthma Network supported events.
Recent & Upcoming Webinars
Free Webinar May 2, 2024 at 12 PM ET — Approximately 20 million Americans have food allergies learn about the current approaches of food allergy management.
Free Webinar March 21, 2024 at 12 PM ET – learn about how insect allergies are diagnosed and treated and how to be prepared for a potential allergic reaction.
Join us for a free webinar: March 14th at 12 PM ET – Learn about ways that seasonal allergies may trigger asthma symptoms and how you can manage it.
Our podcast co-hosts Kortney Kwong Hing and Payel Gupta, MD, welcome allergist Joshua Milner, MD, to discuss the complexities of mast cell diagnosis.
In a special episode of our podcast series, ACAAI President Gailen Marshall, MD discusses what ACAAI does and why the organization matters to patients.
In this new podcast, Kortney Kwong Hing and Dr. Payel Gupta are joined by Anne Maitland, MD, to discuss symptoms and triggers of mast cell disease.
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