The next podcast from Up Close is now available.

"Mild to severe: What's behind the rise in food allergies in children?"
(http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/223-mild-severe-what-s-behind-rise-food-allergies-children)

Childhood allergy expert Prof Katie Allen discusses the emerging epidemic of food allergies in children and its causes. Presented by Dr Shane Huntington.

"Where I think the big movement forward will come from genetic technology is stratifying risk by genetic predisposition so that there may be some people who have a more sensitive genetic predisposition that makes them more likely to do poorly to that environmental risk factor." -- Prof Katie Allen

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Happy listening!


Dyani

Dyani Lewis
Associate Producer, Science
Up Close Podcast
email: dlewis@unimelb.edu.au
website: upclose.unimelb.edu.au