EAT funds promising research in two ways:

Funding Grants

Money goes to researchers accelerating shorter-term diagnostic and treatment advances
Through objective grant processes, EAT funds promising shorter-term studies. EAT has already supported outstanding research efforts:

“Improving Safety for the Food Allergy-Asthma Syndrome”
Sharon Chinthrajah, MD, Kari Nadeau, MD, PhD
Stanford University

“Characterization of Prebiotic Dietary Fibers to Prevent or Treat Allergy”
Cathryn Nagler, PhD
University of Chicago

“Molecular Gene Expression During Allergic Reactions to Food: Identifying
Signatures Which Correlate with Severity of Reaction”
Jonathan M. Spergel, MD, PhD, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Paul J. Turner, FRACP PhD, Imperial College London

“Developing Non-Invasive Biomarkers for Eosinophilic Esophagitis by Moloecular
Profiling of the Buccal Mucosa”
Marc E. Rothenberg, MD, PhD, Leah Kottyan PhD
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Directed Donations

EAT provides advisory services to major donors looking to fund a specific scientist, research problem, or institution.  EAT helps donors define what they are looking for, evaluate landscape, offer design input, evaluate costs, and structure payments.  Minimum directed donation of $100,000 required. Minimum directed donation of $100,000 required.