Patient Care & Resources

Patients participating in research at our Center are offered cutting edge treatment, innovative diagnostics and tests, and compassionate care. Our committed medical team provides comprehensive, world-renowned expertise and 24/7 access for all our patients and families. 

Access to Novel Therapies

Trial participants have access to experimental therapeutics focused on reducing adverse side effects and treatment time, while increasing long-lasting effects of food allergy, allergic rhnitis, atopic dermatitis, and asthma treatments. 

Patient Safety is our Priority

Our highly-trained clinicians and researchers, our own Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Facility, and our hospital setting safeguard the process of food challenges and dose escalations, often required for our trials. 

Multidisciplinary Care

In addition to allergy care, our patients may be offered comprehensive care, treatment, and counseling in the following disciplines associated with allergic disease:

  • Otolaryngology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Nutrition
  • Dermatology
  • Genetics
  • Preventative Medicine
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Pulmonology
  • Psychology

Resources & Education

Learn about the various conditions that affect the immune system including food allergies, asthma, eczema, eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) and allergic rhinitis.

Allergy Fast Facts

  • One in three Americans has some form of allergies.
  • One in eight Americans has asthma.
  • One in 12 American children under the age of 21 (8%) has doctor-diagnosed food allergy.
  • It is estimated that one in 20 adults in America (5%) has food allergy.
  • It is estimated that 15 million people in the United States, and 18 million people in Europe, Russia, and what we know in China have food allergies.
  • Nearly 40% of food-allergic children have experienced a severe food-induced reaction.
  • The rate of people with food allergies is doubling approximately every 10 years.
  • Approximately $25 billion is spent in reactive food allergy care each year.
  • There are an estimated 90,000 emergency room visits related to food allergies every year in the United States.
  • Every two minutes there is a visit to the emergency room due to a food allergy-induced anaphylactic reaction.
  • Adults with food allergies have a 65% chance of passing those allergies to their children.
  • 90% of food allergies are caused by the following 8 allergenic foods: cow’s milk, soy, wheat, peanut, tree nuts, shellfish, fish, egg

Topics in Allergy


Food Allergies

Atopic Dermatitis

Allergy & Asthma Care

Interested in comprehensive allergy and asthma care from a Stanford clinic, without participating in a clinical study? 

Adult Allergy & Asthma Care: Learn More about the Stanford Health Care Adult Allergy Clinic

Pediatric Allergy & Asthma Care: Learn More about the Stanford Children's Health Pediatric Allergy Program