FPIES

Tips for Managing FPIES at Home

Eat with your child Eating is a normal and everyday part of life. It can be very difficult, though, for an FPIES family. Try and work to “teach” your child about eating. Although many FPIES children have restricted diets, there are steps you can take to help your child have a positive association with food. […]

Get Your Copy of Pursey’s FPIES Surprise

The 1st children’s book for FPIES is now back in print and available on fpies.org! Get your copy of “Pursey’s FPIES Surprise,” a full-color book by Kaylee Page that introduces a different kind of food allergy in a fun, educational way. It’s also a great way to introduce FPIES to a classroom or daycare environment. […]

The first ever NIH funding for FPIES research!

We are excited to share the great news! Dr. Cecilia Berin from Northwestern University and Dr. Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn from New York University have been awarded a research grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the immunology of FPIES. They will explore a novel approach to FPIES oral food challenge and examine the changes in blood immune parameters following […]

Webinar — Decoding FPIES: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Nutrition Intervention

Abbott Nutrition Health Institute Help your medical team learn more about FPIES by sharing this online course! “Decoding FPIES: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Nutrition Intervention” is led by I-FPIES medical advisors Dr. Spergel and Dr. Brown-Whitehorn of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). This is a great opportunity for pediatricians, nutritionists, etc. to learn more about the diagnosis and […]

Study on Gut Bacteria in FPIES Seeks Non-Allergic Infants as Comparison

Researchers at NYU Langone Health are investigating the role of gut bacteria (microbiota) in FPIES. They are seeking healthy, non-allergic babies (4-12 months old) as comparison for babies who have FPIES and IgE-mediated food allergy. The participation entails donating a stool sample and completing a questionnaire online (takes about 5-10 minutes). Tubes for stool samples […]

FPIES in infants
The FPIES Experience

Imagine that you are feeding your precious infant, and within a few hours of eating, he starts vomiting repetitively, becomes floppy and lethargic, and you need to go to the emergency department. Now imagine that this happens over and over. Each time your baby undergoes extensive testing for serious conditions like sepsis and intestinal obstruction, you are told the tests are normal, yet you know there is nothing normal about what your baby is experiencing. You follow up with your pediatrician and still have no answers about what is happening. How do you go about introducing new foods, and are you brave enough to try?

Adults with FPIES: New Online Research Questionnaire

Are You an Adult with FPIES? Researchers from the Division of Allergy at the University of Rochester, Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone, Texas Children Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, in collaboration with International FPIES Association (I-FPIES: www.fpies.org), invite you to complete an online questionnaire to better characterize the experience of […]

NIH Awards $2.5 Million Grant to FPIES Study

Huge news! IFPIES Advisory Board Chair Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn has been awarded a 2.5 million dollar research grant to study the immunology of FPIES from the National Institututes of Health (NIH). This is the first time the NIH has awarded funds for this condition. Our congrats to Dr. Nowak-Wegrzyn on this ground-breaking news! Learn more.

NIH Awards $2.5 Million Grant to FPIES Study

Huge news! IFPIES Advisory Board Chair Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn has been awarded a 2.5 million dollar research grant to study the immunology of FPIES from the National Institututes of Health (NIH). This is the first time the NIH has awarded funds for this condition. Our congrats to Dr. Nowak-Wegrzyn on this ground-breaking news! Learn more.

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