Katie Allen

Summary

Affiliation: Royal Children's Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for the use of infant formulas to treat cows milk protein allergy: an Australian consensus panel opinion
    Andrew S Kemp
    Department of Allergy and Immunology, Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:109-12. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Allergen reference doses for precautionary labeling (VITAL 2.0): clinical implications
    Katrina J Allen
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, Australia Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia Department of Allergy and Immunology, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 133:156-64. 2014
  3. pmc The natural history of IgE-mediated food allergy: can skin prick tests and serum-specific IgE predict the resolution of food allergy?
    Rachel L Peters
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:5039-61. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of precautionary labelling among parents of children with food allergy and anaphylaxis
    Giovanni A Zurzolo
    Victoria University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 198:621-3. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Vitamin D insufficiency is associated with challenge-proven food allergy in infants
    Katrina J Allen
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Department of Allergy and Immunology, The Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:1109-16, 1116.e1-6. 2013
  6. pmc A phase I study of daily treatment with a ceramide-dominant triple lipid mixture commencing in neonates
    Adrian J Lowe
    Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Rd, Parkville 3052, Australia
    BMC Dermatol 12:3. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Gastro-oesophageal reflux in children--what's the worry?
    Katie Allen
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics, Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 41:268-72. 2012
  8. doi request reprint The epidemiology of IgE-mediated food allergy and anaphylaxis
    Katrina J Allen
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, The Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville 3052, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 32:35-50. 2012
  9. pmc SNP selection for genes of iron metabolism in a study of genetic modifiers of hemochromatosis
    Clare C Constantine
    The Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic MEGA Epidemiology, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Med Genet 9:18. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Stem cells for the treatment of liver disease
    K J Allen
    Liver Research Group, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Transpl Immunol 15:99-112. 2005

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Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for the use of infant formulas to treat cows milk protein allergy: an Australian consensus panel opinion
    Andrew S Kemp
    Department of Allergy and Immunology, Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:109-12. 2008
    ..Amino acid formula is recommended as first choice in anaphylaxis and eosinophilic oesophagitis. If treatment with the initial formula is not successful, use of an alternative formula is recommended...
  2. doi request reprint Allergen reference doses for precautionary labeling (VITAL 2.0): clinical implications
    Katrina J Allen
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, Australia Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia Department of Allergy and Immunology, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 133:156-64. 2014
    ..This has resulted in a significant reduction in choice of potentially safe foods for allergic consumers...
  3. pmc The natural history of IgE-mediated food allergy: can skin prick tests and serum-specific IgE predict the resolution of food allergy?
    Rachel L Peters
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:5039-61. 2013
    ..There is a need for population-based, prospective studies that use the gold standard oral food challenge (OFC) to diagnose food allergy at baseline and follow-up to develop SPT and sIgE thresholds that predict the course of food allergy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of precautionary labelling among parents of children with food allergy and anaphylaxis
    Giovanni A Zurzolo
    Victoria University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 198:621-3. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Vitamin D insufficiency is associated with challenge-proven food allergy in infants
    Katrina J Allen
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Department of Allergy and Immunology, The Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:1109-16, 1116.e1-6. 2013
    ..Epidemiological evidence has shown that pediatric food allergy is more prevalent in regions further from the equator, suggesting that vitamin D insufficiency may play a role in this disease...
  6. pmc A phase I study of daily treatment with a ceramide-dominant triple lipid mixture commencing in neonates
    Adrian J Lowe
    Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Rd, Parkville 3052, Australia
    BMC Dermatol 12:3. 2012
    ..We sort to assess the safety and compliance with daily application of a ceramide-dominant triple lipid formula (EpiCeramâ„¢) commencing in the neonatal period for the prevention of eczema...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gastro-oesophageal reflux in children--what's the worry?
    Katie Allen
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics, Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 41:268-72. 2012
    ..The general practitioner has a key role to play in identifying if a child requires referral for further investigation...
  8. doi request reprint The epidemiology of IgE-mediated food allergy and anaphylaxis
    Katrina J Allen
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, The Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville 3052, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 32:35-50. 2012
    ....
  9. pmc SNP selection for genes of iron metabolism in a study of genetic modifiers of hemochromatosis
    Clare C Constantine
    The Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic MEGA Epidemiology, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Med Genet 9:18. 2008
    ..We report our experience of selecting tag SNPs in 35 genes involved in iron metabolism in a cohort study seeking to discover genetic modifiers of hereditary hemochromatosis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Stem cells for the treatment of liver disease
    K J Allen
    Liver Research Group, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Transpl Immunol 15:99-112. 2005
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Cell-mediated rejection results in allograft loss after liver cell transplantation
    Katrina J Allen
    Gut and Liver Research Group, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Liver Transpl 14:688-94. 2008
    ..This study provides evidence that a T-cell-mediated immune mechanism could be responsible for human liver cell transplant graft loss. This finding warrants confirmation in future liver cell transplants in humans...
  12. ncbi request reprint Liver cell transplantation leads to repopulation and functional correction in a mouse model of Wilson's disease
    Katrina J Allen
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:1283-90. 2004
    ..The present study investigated the efficacy of liver cell transplantation (LCT) to correct the tx mouse phenotype...
  13. pmc HFE Cys282Tyr homozygotes with serum ferritin concentrations below 1000 microg/L are at low risk of hemochromatosis
    Katrina J Allen
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Hepatology 52:925-33. 2010
    ..22) and for normal SF was 6% (arthritis medicine use, 95% confidence interval = -3%, 16%; P = 0.11)...
  14. doi request reprint Clinical aspects of pediatric food allergy and failed oral immune tolerance
    Katrina J Allen
    Department of Allergy and Immunology, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Clin Gastroenterol 44:391-401. 2010
    ..The evidence underpinning the putative rise in food allergy is discussed and potential mechanisms of disease explored. Clinical aspects of various food allergic conditions including non-IgE-mediated food allergy are outlined...
  15. doi request reprint Asymptomatic individuals at genetic risk of haemochromatosis take appropriate steps to prevent disease related to iron overload
    Katrina J Allen
    Gut and Liver Research Group, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Liver Int 28:363-9. 2008
    ..If community screening for hereditary haemochromatosis is to be considered, compliance with preventative measures and absence of significant psychological morbidity must be demonstrated...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hereditary haemochromatosis - diagnosis and management
    Katie Allen
    Department of Gastroenterology, Gut and Liver Research group leader, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, and University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics, Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 39:938-41. 2010
    ..Hereditary haemochromatosis is a common inherited disorder in which excessive iron is absorbed and which, over time, may cause organ damage. Genetic predisposition leads to disease in some but not all cases...
  17. doi request reprint Iron-overload-related disease in HFE hereditary hemochromatosis
    Katrina J Allen
    Murdoch Children s Research Institute, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    N Engl J Med 358:221-30. 2008
    ..Diseases related to iron overload develop in some C282Y homozygotes, but the extent of the risk is controversial...
  18. ncbi request reprint The vomiting child--what to do and when to consult
    Katie Allen
    Department of Gastroenterology, Royal Children s Hospital, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, and Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 36:684-7. 2007
    ..Vomiting is a common, nonspecific sign of a range of childhood illnesses. It may be acute or chronic and the general practitioner has a key role in identifying whether a child needs further investigation and management...
  19. ncbi request reprint 4. Food allergy in childhood
    Katrina J Allen
    Department of Allergy and Immunology, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Med J Aust 185:394-400. 2006
    ..Children often develop tolerance to cows milk, egg, soy and wheat by school age, whereas allergies to nuts and shellfish are more likely to be lifelong...
  20. ncbi request reprint Chronological changes in tissue copper, zinc and iron in the toxic milk mouse and effects of copper loading
    Katrina J Allen
    Liver Research Group, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, 3052, Australia
    Biometals 19:555-64. 2006
    ..The livers of copper-loaded tx mice had a lower zinc concentration than control tx mice, whilst the kidney had double the concentration of iron suggesting that there was increased erythrocyte hemolysis in the copper-loaded mutants...
  21. ncbi request reprint The potential of bone marrow stem cells to correct liver dysfunction in a mouse model of Wilson's disease
    Katrina J Allen
    Cell and Gene Therapy Group, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Cell Transplant 13:765-73. 2004
    ..Transplantation of bone marrow cells partially corrects the metabolic phenotype in a mouse model for Wilson's disease...
  22. pmc A novel association between a SNP in CYBRD1 and serum ferritin levels in a cohort study of HFE hereditary haemochromatosis
    Clare C Constantine
    Centre for MEGA Epidemiology, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Haematol 147:140-9. 2009
    ..004). This putative genetic modifier of iron overload expression accounts for 11% (95% CI 0.4%, 22.6%) of the variance in serum ferritin levels of C282Y homozygotes...
  23. pmc HFE C282Y homozygotes are at increased risk of breast and colorectal cancer
    Nicholas J Osborne
    Gut and Liver, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Hepatology 51:1311-8. 2010
    ..16; 95% CI = 0.74, 1.84), or prostate cancer (HR = 1.08; 95% CI = 0.68, 1.70). Conclusion: HFE C282Y homozygotes have twice the risk of colorectal and breast cancer compared with those individuals without the C282Y variant...
  24. doi request reprint The natural history of serum iron indices for HFE C282Y homozygosity associated with hereditary hemochromatosis
    Lyle C Gurrin
    Centre for MEGA Epidemiology, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Gastroenterology 135:1945-52. 2008
    ..We characterized the development of elevated iron measures in C282Y homozygotes followed for 12 years...
  25. ncbi request reprint Hereditary hemochromatosis genetic testing of at-risk children: what is the appropriate age?
    Martin B Delatycki
    Bruce Lefroy Centre for Genetic Health Research, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Genet Test 8:98-103. 2004
    ..In the cascade setting, genetic testing for hemochromatosis need not be offered until late teenage years...
  26. pmc HFE C282Y/H63D compound heterozygotes are at low risk of hemochromatosis-related morbidity
    Lyle C Gurrin
    Centre for MEGA Epidemiology, School Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Hepatology 50:94-101. 2009
    ..Although compound heterozygotes might maintain elevated iron indices during middle age, documented iron overload-related disease is rare...
  27. ncbi request reprint Heterozygous tx mice have an increased sensitivity to copper loading: implications for Wilson's disease carriers
    Daphne M Y Cheah
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Biometals 20:751-7. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that Wilson's disease carriers in the human population may be at increased risk of copper loading if chronically exposed to elevated copper in food or drinking water...
  28. doi request reprint Is caesarean delivery associated with sensitization to food allergens and IgE-mediated food allergy: a systematic review
    Jennifer Koplin
    Murdoch Children s Research Institute and Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19:682-7. 2008
    ..Future birth cohort studies should control for the effects of mode of delivery when investigating environmental modifiers of food allergy...
  29. ncbi request reprint IgE food sensitization in infants with eczema attending a dermatology department
    David J Hill
    Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    J Pediatr 151:359-63. 2007
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Early clinical predictors of remission of peanut allergy in children
    Marco H K Ho
    Department of Allergy and Immunology, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:731-6. 2008
    ..Understanding predictors of clinical remission would assist in clinical management of peanut allergy...
  31. doi request reprint Soy consumption is not a risk factor for peanut sensitization
    Jennifer Koplin
    Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:1455-9. 2008
    ..A recent cohort study suggested that intake of soy milk or soy formula was associated with peanut allergy. If this finding is confirmed, it suggests an avenue for modification of diet as a peanut allergy prevention strategy...
  32. doi request reprint Can early introduction of egg prevent egg allergy in infants? A population-based study
    Jennifer J Koplin
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, Australia
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 126:807-13. 2010
    ..Infant feeding guidelines have long recommended delaying introduction of solids and allergenic foods to prevent allergy in high-risk infants, despite a paucity of evidence...
  33. doi request reprint Management of cow's milk protein allergy in infants and young children: an expert panel perspective
    Katrina J Allen
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:481-6. 2009
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of iron deficiency anaemia: a clinical update
    Sant Rayn S Pasricha
    Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 193:525-32. 2010
    ..New-generation IV products, supported by high-quality evidence of safety and efficacy, may facilitate rapid administration of higher doses of iron, and may make it easier to integrate IV iron replacement into routine care...
  35. ncbi request reprint Population genetic screening for hereditary haemochromatosis: are we a step closer?
    Katrina J Allen
    Med J Aust 189:300-1. 2008
  36. ncbi request reprint Screening for hemochromatosis in asymptomatic subjects with or without a family history
    Lawrie W Powell
    Centre for the Advancement of Clinical Research, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Arch Intern Med 166:294-301. 2006
    ..This study compared screening for hemochromatosis in subjects with or without a family history...
  37. ncbi request reprint Population genetic screening for hereditary haemochromatosis
    Dorota M Gertig
    Med J Aust 179:517-8. 2003