FPM Journal Club, guest host Dr Sue Tansey FFPM

Wednesday 13 May 2020
12:00 - 13:00

About the FPM Journal Club

The FPM Journal Club, launching with the May 2020 edition, will meet via webinar once a month.

For each meeting we invite a guest host from our membership to choose a paper and lead discussions with a small group of attendees.

There are many benefits of taking part, including the following:

  • Increase your knowledge
  • Reflect on your practice
  • Share insights and ideas in a relaxed and supportive setting
  • Encourage evidence-based medicine
  • Keep abreast with new literature
  • Stimulate debate, and improved understanding of current topics
  • Develop your presentation skills
  • Build your network
  • Gain participatory CPD hours towards revalidation

About journal clubs

Journal clubs are educational settings where individuals meet regularly to critically evaluate articles in the medical and scientific literature.

They are a recognised way of keeping up to date with latest advancements in areas of interest.

This month's paper

AR101 Oral Immunotherapy for Peanut Allergy



Peanut allergy, for which there are no approved treatment options, affects patients who are at risk for unpredictable and occasionally life-threatening allergic reactions.



In a phase 3 trial, we screened participants 4 to 55 years of age with peanut allergy for allergic dose-limiting symptoms at a challenge dose of 100 mg or less of peanut protein (approximately one third of a peanut kernel) in a double-blind, placebo-controlled food challenge…. Please read the full article at The New England Journal of Medicine

I chose this paper as it presents an important and interesting clinical trial that contributed to the licensing of the first oral immunotherapy Palforzia, licensed for peanut allergy in the US earlier this year. I have a professional and personal interest as my daughter has nut allergy and of course nut allergy/anaphylaxis is in the media frequently.

Dr Sue Tansey FFPM

Meeting host


  • This event is open to FPM members only.
  • This event is now fully booked.

FPM will close bookings once all 20 places are booked (and no later than 16:00 on Tuesday 12 May 2020). See our Terms & Conditions for booking and please note our privacy policy.

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Joining instructions will be emailed to registered attendees on the morning of the webinar (13 May 2020).