• Peanut Allergy Threshold Study
Peanut Allergy Threshold Study for Children & Adolescents

The Food Allergy Center of MGH is conducting a research study examining the level of peanut ingestion that will result in an allergic reaction among individuals with persistent peanut allergy. This study is sponsored by the Food Allergy Research and Resource Program.

Subjects needed:
Individuals between the ages 1-21 years who have been diagnosed with a peanut allergy by a positive skin prick test or positive blood test for peanut and a history of objective clinical symptoms.

The study requires a visit to Massachusetts General Hospital. During these visits you/your child would undergo physical exams, blood tests, and ingest a cookie with a small amount of peanut.

For more information, please call 617-643-5833 or email foodallergy@mgh.harvard.edu.
Institution  –  MGH - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; North Shore Medical Center, Salem, MA
Principal Investigator  – Wayne G Shreffler, MD, PhD
  
Enrollment Information
For further information about enrolling a patient in this trial, contact the person below.
Name  – Alexandra R Alejos
Email  – aalejos@partners.org
Phone  – 617-643-5833