Food Allergies

The Texas Children’s Food Allergy Program is a division of the Department of Immunology, Allergy, and Rheumatology. The program is part of the FARE Clinical Network Centers of Excellence.

The mission of this program is to provide personalized, high-quality patient care and increased access to cutting-edge research, innovative treatment advances and quality patient support groups for infants, children and adolescents with food allergies.

The four goals of the program are as follows:

  1. Offer comprehensive patient centered experience for each child and family, with the most current treatment for food allergy disorders
  2. Provide access to state-of-the-art food desensitization protocols to accurately diagnose patients with food allergies and determine the best possible treatment options.
  3. Introduce new methods for the diagnosis and treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis.
  4. Extend educational research and outreach to prevent severe food allergy reactions in schools. 

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