Watch the debate and hear the perspectives of healthcare professionals at the
forefront of respiratory allergy and the COVID-19 epidemic. 


As social distancing continues to restrict patient access to clinics, leading experts in immunology from around the world will share their experiences and best practice advice on ensuring treatment adherence to allergy immunotherapy (AIT). We will be exploring the emergence of virtual media in patient management, as well as the concerns and risks of continuing maintenance and biologic treatment for asthma and rhinitis for patients diagnosed with or at risk of COVID-19.

*Under assessment for CME accreditation.

This webinar is intended for Healthcare Professionals.

Expert panel

Professor Rémi Gagnon

Dr Rémi Gagnon is a specialist in Allergy and Immunology, fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and director and principal investigator at Clinique Spécialisée en Allergie de la Capitale (Allergy Specialized Clinic of the Capital) in Quebec City, Quebec. He also serves as president of the Association of Allergists and Immunologists of Quebec.

Professor Natalija Novak

Dr Natalija Novak is professor at Department of Dermatology and Allergy, University of Bonn, Germany. She is also head of the Experimental Allergology and Immunodermatology Research Group. Dr Novak has published extensively in allergy with research interests including identification of biomarkers for atopy and mechanisms of action of allergy immunotherapy.

Professor Frédéric de Blay

Dr Frédéric de Blay is a Pulmonologist and Allergist at the University Hospital of Strasbourg and Professor of Pulmonology in the Faculty of Medicine at the Strasbourg University, France. He is also Head of the Department of Chest Diseases at the University Hospital of Strasbourg. He is past President of the French Society of Allergology (2008 to 2010), and the 6.2 group “Occupational and environment health” of the ERS (2011 to 2014).


Dr Phillip Hammond

Dr Phil Hammond is a doctor, journalist, broadcaster, campaigner and comedian. He has been Private Eye’s medical correspondent for over 20 years and has appeared on Have I Got News for You, The News Quiz, The Now Show, The One Show and Countdown.