COVID-19 and the management of respiratory allergy

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

 

As the world begins to emerge from lockdown, we ask a handful of leading European experts key questions about the continuing impact of COVID-19 on the diagnosis and management of respiratory allergic conditions – allergic asthma and allergic rhinitis.

This webinar is intended for Healthcare Professionals.

Expert panel

Professor Graham Roberts


Prof. Graham Roberts is professor and an honorary consultant paediatrician in Paediatric Allergy and Respiratory Medicine at the University of Southampton, United Kingdom. He is past chair of the paediatric section of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) and a past member of the executive committee, and lead author of the EAACI guidelines on allergen immunotherapy.

Professor Margitta Worm


Prof. Dr. med. Margitta Worm is head of the outpatient clinic and teaching coordinator of the Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology at the Hautklinik Charité, Berlin, Germany. Prof. Worm is president of the German Society of Allergy (DGAKI). Her research interests include the study of regulation of IgE synthesis, immunomodulation type 1 allergic diseases, diagnosis and therapy of allergic diseases, and anaphylaxis.

Professor Leif Bjermer


Prof. Leif Bjermer is a senior professor of asthma and allergy research, and consultant at the Department of Allergology and Lung Medicine, Lund University Hospital, Sweden. He runs a clinical trial unit and his research interests include the study of disease mechanisms in ​​asthma and COPD. He is also heavily engaged in education and training programmes focused on allergy, asthma and COPD.

Moderator

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.