March 2-6, Orlando, FL, USA
The AAAAI represents allergists, asthma specialists, clinical immunologists, allied health professionals and others with a special interest in the research and treatment of allergic and immunologic diseases. Established in 1943, the AAAAI has nearly 6,500 members in the United States, Canada and 60 other
countries. This year’s Presidential Plenary, Next Generation Science, offered a unique learning experience. This Plenary that took place on Saturday, March 3, showcased outstanding research findings from young researchers in allergy and immunology. On Saturday, the keynote entitled Hard Knocks: Communicating Science to the Public was presented by Dr. Paul Offit. Dr. Offit, co-inventor of the rotavirus vaccine, and internationally known for his efforts to correct public misconceptions relating immunizations to autism.