Research to transform the lives of Australians living with allergic disease

Australia is the allergy capital of the world. We want to change that.

The National Allergy Centre of Excellence (NACE) is Australia’s peak allergy research body. Drug, food, insect and respiratory allergy experts have joined the NACE to help build the tools and resources needed to accelerate allergy research and improve the lives of five million Australians living with allergic disease.

Four pillars underpin our national plan of action: Allergy Research, Repository and Discovery, Evidence and Translation, and Training and Innovation. This work will give consumers, clinicians and policy makers access to the latest evidence into allergy preventions, interventions and treatments.

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Allergy research

Allergy reality

  • Australia is considered the ‘allergy capital of the world’​
  • More than five million Australians live with allergies
  • Hospital admissions for life-threatening allergic reactions continue to rise
  • Allergies cost the Australian economy more than $10 billion each year
  • To help address the allergy epidemic, the Australian Government funded the NACE

Knowledge hub

NACE Symposium

Allergy experts from across Australia united at the inaugural NACE Symposium to help drive the future of allergy research.

Keynote speakers - Ken Knight, Adjunct Professor Sach Jayasinghe and Dr Heath White - and panellists discussed how to incorporate consumer involvement, digital health and living evidence in our studies.

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Proudly in partnership with the National Allergy Council and allergy organisations