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HKSH Allergy Centre Develops a Clinical Framework for Effective Use of Biologics in Severe Asthma and Allergic Diseases

(10 November 2020, Hong Kong) Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital’s Allergy Centre recently published an evidence-based research review on the application of biological therapies (biologics) in allergic diseases in Asian Pacific Journal of Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Tak Hong LEE, Director of Allergy Centre and the principal author of the paper, together with colleagues from Canada and the UK, proposed a pragmatic framework to facilitate day-to-day patient care by helping medical practitioners to select the optimal biologic(s) to use in patients with severe asthma. The research suggested that the launch of new biologics will revolutionise the treatment of allergic diseases and herald an unprecedented era of personalised medicine.

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