BAF Academy

Research, Workshop & conferences


We organise conference on various themes of Allergy with National and International participation as speakers and delegates.
  • Allergen Specific Immunotherapy (ASIT) Conference was organised in 2016 at The Lalit Ashok, Bangalore 
  • A one-day CME on Allergy disorders management was organised in 2006 at Victoria Hospital campus, Bangalore.


Periodically we have been conducting some of the most practical oriented workshops in allergy. 
  • ‘House Dust Mite SLIT Tablets for Immunotherapy’, November 2018
  • ‘Allergic Rhinitis with or without conjunctivitis or Asthma, sensitised to HDM’, July 2017
  • ‘House Dust Mite (HDM) SLIT Drops & Tablets for desensitization (EBM)’, May 2017
  • ‘Update on HDM SLIT Tablets for desensitisation’, March 2017


We have been conducting the webinars since the COVID pandemic to continue our academic endeavours. 
  • ‘Allergy Asthma Chat’, earlier to 2023, was jointly organised by BAF Academy with Indian College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ICAAI). This event occurs periodically once in 15 days, on Sundays between 11 am & 1 pm. 
  • During ‘World Allergy Week’ every year, we conduct special ‘Patient Allergy Education’ online sessions on various topics of ‘Allergy’ for the benefit of the community. 



Projects Year Wise:

Comparative evaluation of crude vis-à-vis purified allergen of Dermatophagoides farina based on indirect ELISA.

• IgE mediated Allergic Disorders treated with House Dust Mite (HDM) Sublingual Immunotherapy Tablet (SLIT): Clinical profile of patients from Bengaluru Allergy Centr
• Extraction, Purification and Characterization of Periplaneta americana

• Novel development of bilayer sublingual tablets containing purified allergen extract of cockroach and Parthenium for sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT)

• Influence of Season and Prevalence of predominant Airborne and Food allergens based on EIA (Enzyme Immuno Assay) during

• Effect of occupation on prevalence of Airborne and Food allergens based on EIA (Enzyme Immuno Assay) in and around Bengaluru
• SDS-PAGE profile of allergen (airborne) extracts purified based on crude extracts (CE), ultra-filtration (UF) and ammonium sulphate precipitation (ASP)
• Diagnosis, prevalence and season wise analysis of allergy using enzyme immuno assay (EIA)
• An update on influence of Season, Age, Gender & Food habits on prevalence of allergic conditions due to Airborne and Food allergens in and around Bengaluru based on IgE-Indirect EIA (Enzyme Immuno Assay)

• Comparison of Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT) formulation of SLIT Tablets with SLIT films
• Specific IgE (in-vitro) test by Enzyme Immuno Assay (EIA) among 1602 hypersensitivity subjects with common Airborne and Food
• Formulation and Evaluation of Custom-made Sublingual films of House Dust Mite Extract
• Management of Allergic Rhinitis with custom made SLIT tablets.

• Isolation and characterisation of House Dust Mite and formulation of its extract into sublingual tablets for sublingual immunotherapy
• House Dust Mite and formulation of its extract into Sublingual Tablets for SLIT.


  • BAF provides research opportunities for all Healthcare Professionals, Post graduate students in Medical Sciences, Pharmacy and Biotechnology. Either through providing a platform to conduct research in one of the affiliates, or through research grants.
  • Sponsored 50% fellowship with SERB-CII Prime Minister’s fellowship for Doctoral research.
  • Provided incubation opportunities for M-Pharm, Pharm D students to perform Allergy related research work.


BAF holds collaborations with the following Institutions to conduct research.

  • Aditya College of Pharmacy
  • Akshaisarathi Healthcare
  • Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy
  • Bengaluru Allergy Centre
  • BAC Pharmacy
  • Excelcare Hospital
  • Primecare Hospital
  • Yashaha Laboratories

    Ongoing Research Projects

    • Expression of Recombinant allergen Der f 1 in E coli.
    • Extraction, Purification and standardization of Cockroach allergen and formulation of immunotherapy dosage form.