Dr. Scott Sicherer discusses how genes and environment play a role in Allergy development

On February 03, 2019, Dr. Scott Sicherer spoke to CBS news about gene-environment interactions and their role in allergy development. Dr. Scott Sicherer, who directs the Jaffe Food Allergy Institute at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, says there are a lot of theories as to why there’s been an increase in food allergies: “It goes from everywhere from what we call the hygiene or cleanliness hypothesis to vitamin D, to the way that the biology of our body may have changed, or even the food supply.” To read the full article click here.