About AllerGen

AllerGen NCE Inc., the Allergy, Genes and Environment Network, (est. 2004), is a national research network funded by Industry Canada through the Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) Program. AllerGen's mandate is to support research, networking, commercialization, knowledge mobilization and capacity building activities that contribute to reducing the morbidity, mortality and socio-economic impacts of allergic diseases.

AllerGen's innovative and inter-disciplinary research program involves research partners in academic, public and private sectors, representing expertise in medicine, genetics, molecular biology (genomics and proteomics); environmental, occupational and population health; epidemiology; health economics, and health policy; ethics, psychology, sociology, and medical geography and anthropology, aimed at understanding both the physiological and psychosocial aspects of allergic and related immune diseases.

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