Welcome to the Irish Food Allergy Network


This site is intended as a guide to assist those who, through their work, encounter children and families affected by food allergy.

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December 2018.


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Travel Bursary

A limited number of travel grants are now being offered by IFAN to members presenting original work, relevant to the field of Food Allergy at an International meeting. To be eligible for a grant, the applicant must be: The first author of an abstr

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