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FOOD ALLERGY AND ANAPHYLAXIS NETWORK
 

Established in 1991, FAAN seeks “to be a world leader in food allergy and anaphylaxis awareness and the issues surrounding this disease.” “FAAN is supported by membership dues, sales of materials and services, grants, and donations.”

American Peanut Council funded a $14,000 grant for a research project (4/99 - 3/00) on managing students who have peanut allergies. The principal investigator of the grant, which was funded through Virginia Tech, was Anne Munoz Furlong, executive director of FAAN. (http://oit.caes.uga.edu/peanuts/results.cfm 5/29/01)

FAAN has websites for teens and kids that are “funded by an educational grant from Dey, L.P. (http://www.fankids.org/ 6/5/01) Dey, L.P. is an “Associate of Merck KGaA , Darmstadt, Germany” that makes medications for allergies and respiratory diseases. (http://208.135.48.176/aboutDey.html 6/5/01)

FAAN’s website is funded by a grant from Kraft Foods. (http://www.foodallergy.org/index.html; February 3, 2001)

Medical Advisory Board:

  • S. Allan Bock, M.D. Boulder, CO
  • A. Wesley Burks, M.D. Little Rock, AR
  • Clifton T. Furukawa, M.D. Seattle, WA
  • John M. James Ft. Collins, CO
  • James P. Rosen, M.D. West Hartford, CT
  • Hugh A. Sampson New York, NY
  • Scott H. Sicherer, M.D. New York, NY
  • Steve Taylor, Ph.D. Lincoln, NE
  • Robert A. Wood, M.D. Baltimore, MD
  • John W. Yunginger, M.D. Rochester, MN
  • Robert S. Zeiger, M.D. San Diego, CA

(http://www.foodallergy.org/about.html; February 3, 2001)


 
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