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City Visions: Can We Effectively Treat Deadly Food Allergies?

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February 9, 2015: Did you know that every two minutes, a severe reaction to a food allergy sends someone in the US to the ER? City Visions host David Onek speaks with Stanford immunologist Dr. Kari Nadeau about her groundbreaking treatments for life-threatening food allergies and how close we are to finding a cure.

Guests:

Dr. Kari Nadeau,  Director of the Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy Research at Stanford University. 

Melissa Kepner, co-founder of the Community Outreach Program at the Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy Research and parent of patient Kate Kepner.

Kim Grosso, co-founder of the Community Outreach Program at the Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy Research and parent of patient Tessa Grosso.