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Peanut Allergy Immunotherapy Study

The purpose of this study is to learn more about the tolerability and safety of a daily immunotherapy tablet (SLIT-tablet) for people with peanut allergies. The goal of the SLIT-tablet is to increase tolerance to peanut protein, which could reduce the risk of allergic reactions caused by accidental exposure.

Age & Gender

  • 4 years ~ 65 years
  • Male, Female

Visit Availability

  • Standard business hours (M-F, 8-5)


North Carolina (Statewide)

What will be asked of you

If you decide to take part, you will contribute to the development of a peanut SLIT-tablet to benefit patients in the future. If you take part you will be offered the opportunity to take part in a future trial which includes at least 12 months of treatment with the peanut SLIT-tablet. Participation in this study involves lung function tests, completing an eDiary, Oral Food Challenges and blood draws.


Telephone visits $20; In person visits $75-100, Parking Vouchers

In-person visits:
Phone or online visits:
Total length of participation:
1-6 months

Looking for Specific Volunteers

Able to participate:

  • You or your child has a peanut allergy
  • You have a history of IgE-mediated allergic reaction to peanut food

Not eligible if:

  • You have a diagnosis of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE)
  • You have poorly controlled Asthma or Wheezing
  • You have a build-up of another immunotherapy
  • You have previously had peanut oral immunotherapy in last 12 months
  • You have a history of cardiovascular disease

Contact the Team

Visit Location

Contact & Visit Location

Primary Contact

Primary Visit Location

Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC)
Burnett-Womack Building (UNC-Chapel Hill)
160 Dental Cir, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA

Additional Study Information

Principal Investigator

Edwin Kim
Pediatrics - Allergy Immunology and Rheumatology

Study Type

Clinical or Medical

Study Topics

Chronic Conditions
Immune System/Infections

IRB Number


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