COLD-CE: Cold urticaria and other cold-induced reactions – Comprehensive Evaluation

This international, multi-center, prospective and partly retrospective, observational, cross-sectional academic study aims to improve the understanding of cold urticaria and cold-induced anaphylaxis. Optimal evaluation strategies need to be defined. We hope this project will spread globally and to help improve patient care.

Study type: Questionnaire (physician and patient), stimulation testing

We intend to present the study results at an international congress (preferably EADV or EAACI) and to publish them in peer-reviewed scientific journals. To become a coauthor, you need to include at least 10 patients and contribute to the interpretation of study results and manuscript development. Additional co-authorship criteria are: 15 included patients more = another additional co-authorship, 30 included patients more = another additional co-authorship. The sequence of coauthors who contributed equally to data interpretation and manuscript development will be based on the number of patients included.

Deadline: March 1st 2021 anticipated

Are you interested in joining the study? Please visit our member’s area or send an Email (mojca.bizjak(at)klinika-golnik.si, dorothea.terhorst(at)charite.de) for additional information. 

Hear Associate Professor Jonathan Peter (Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa; Allergy and Immunology Unit, University of Cape Town Lung Institute, South Africa) explain regional differences in urticaria in South Africa, with a focus on epidemiology, patient beliefs and education, and the CRUSE App.

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We are very pleased to cordially invite you to our forth, free UCARE LevelUp Fireside Chat taking place on: Wednesday, June 29th, 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. CEST.

Join us as 4 UCARE physicians meet to discuss the topic “Covid-19, vaccines, urticaria and angioedema"

The Faculty will be:
Emek Kocatürk Göncü                     Koc University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
Daria Fomina                         ...

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We are pleased to welcome Niall Conlon and J David M Edgar representing the St. James’s Hospital in Dublin, Ireland to the UCARE network. As this is our first UCARE center in Ireland, we are confident that there will be many UCAREs to follow in Ireland and we are looking forward to an intensive collaboration.


You will find:

  • An overview of all certified and applying UCARE centers here: https://www....
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Contact us

GA²LEN coordinating Office
c/o DGAKI
Robert-Koch-Platz 7
10115 Berlin, Germany

UCARE office
Laura Schwenner

info(at)ga2len-ucare.com