The Role of Early Life Food Sensitization in Adolescent Lung Function: Results from 2 Birth Cohort Studies
Shatha Alduraywish, Agnes Luzak, Caroline Lodge, Fahad Aldakheel, Bircan Erbas, Katrina Allen, Melanie Matheson, Lyle Gurrin, Joachim Heinrich, Irina Lehmann, Andrea von Berg, Marie Standl, Michael Abramson, Holger Schulz, Adrian Lowe, Shyamali C Dharmage
The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2019
For MACS study, we thank Dr John Thorburn, FRACP, for assistance in patient recruitment and administrative assistance and the Mercy Maternity Hospital Department of Obstetrics for participant recruitment, and Dr Cliff Hosking for study leadership up to the 12-year follow-up. We thank Anne Balloch for assistance with data management. Most importantly, we thank all of the MACS children and parents for their participation and ongoing support for this study. We thank all the families for their participation in the LISAplus study. Furthermore, we thank all members of the LISAplus Study Group for their excellent work. The LISAplus study group consists of the following: Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology I, Munich (J. Heinrich, M. Schnappinger, I. Bruske, M. Sussmann, W. Lohr, H. Schulz, C. Zeller, M. Standl); Department of Pediatrics, Municipal Hospital "St. Georg," Leipzig (M. Borte, E. Gnodtke); Marien Hospital Wesel, Department of Pediatrics, Wesel (A. von Berg, D. Berdel, G. Stiers, B. Maas); Pediatric Practice, Bad Honnef (B. Schaaf); Helmholtz Centre of Environmental Research-UFZ, Department of Environmental Immunology/Core Facility Studies, Leipzig (I. Lehmann, M. Bauer, S. Roder, M. Schilde, M. Nowak, G. Herberth, J. Muller, A. Hain); Technical University Munich, Department of Pediatrics, Munich (U. Hoffmann, M. Paschke, S. Marra); Clinical Research Group Molecular Dermatology, Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Technische Universitat Munchen (TUM), Munich (M. Ollert). Also, the first author is grateful to the Deanship of Scientific Research, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for funding through the Vice Deanship of Scientific Research Chairs.