FPIES-Related Highlights from the 2021 AAAAI Virtual Annual Meeting

From February 26 to March 1, 2021, the International FPIES Association (I-FPIES) will be exhibiting at the 2021 AAAAI Virtual Annual Meeting. This is our eighth Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI)!

We’re pleased to bring you all the FPIES-related updates from the conference, which brings together thousands of allergists, gastroenterologists, immunologists, allied health and related healthcare professionals from across the globe for educational offerings on a variety of topics.

Here are some FPIES-related highlights as we look forward to at the 2021 AAAAI Virtual Annual Meeting:

Recorded Workshop

0313 Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES): Emerging Trends, Treatments and Advances

When: Friday, 2/26/2021

Credits: 1.25 CME Credits

Description: This workshop will provide an update regarding emerging trends in allergens, prevalence, treatment, and current research into the mechanisms of food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES).


Anna H. Nowak-Wegrzyn, MD, PhD: Evolving Epidemiology

Terri F. Brown-Whitehorn, MD: Pearls in FPIES Diagnosis and Management

Marion E. Groetch, MS, RDN: Nutritional and Feeding Dilemmas in FPIES

I-FPIES Founder & President Fallon Schultz Recognized with Distinguished Layperson Award
At AAAAI 2021, International FPIES Association’s Founder & President Fallon Schultz will virtually accept the AAAAI Distinguished Layperson Award in recognition of her unwavering support and advocacy for Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES) patients by promoting awareness among physicians and by funding research to advance understanding of the syndrome’s prevalence and pathophysiology.

AAAAI 2021 Abstracts and Posters


Abstract 305: Clinical Characterization of Chilean Patients with Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome

Abstract 322: The impact of COVID-19 on patients with food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES) and their caregivers.

Abstract 492: Proteomic analysis of Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES) reactions reveals Th17 immune signature.

Late-Breaking Poster Session

L19: Zooming for FPIES? Impact of COVID on FPIES Reevaluation: Parental Attitudes on Remote At-Home Oral Challenges in the FPIES Toddler Population

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