How Allergies are Passed on in the Womb

In a collaborative study more by A*STAR’s Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), KKH and Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore, researchers discovered that mothers pass on allergies to offspring while they are still developing in the womb. more This finding hints at why infants exhibit allergies so early in life and suggests possible targets for intervention.

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Dr Florent Ginhoux, Senior Principal Investigator at A*STAR’s SIgN, and senior co-author of the study.