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Wesley Burks, MD, and Edwin Kim, MD

May 11, 2023

12 Months of Treatment with EPIT Superior to Placebo in Desensitizing Children to Peanuts

The study, called EPITOPE, led by senior author A. Wesley Burks, MD, CEO of UNC Health and dean of the UNC School of Medicine, and contributing author Edwin Kim, MD, MS, associate professor of pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology at the UNC School of Medicine, shows superior results in desensitizing children to peanuts. Results were recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine.