The Eczema/Psoriasis AIP Medical Study is a Go! Thank You to Our Donors

The Autoimmune Wellness community has again come together in a BIG way! We want to take a minute to acknowledge the amazing folks who are initiating some big advancements in AIP, and to fill you in on what’s on the horizon!

As you may remember, a few weeks ago, we announced that we’d be partnering with PhD/MD candidate, Lucy Mailing at the University of Illinois, to organize the first-ever medical study on the efficacy of AIP for eczema and psoriasis.

Before we could set the wheels in motion, we needed to raise quite a bit of money to make it happen. We knew it would be a big ask, and we weren’t sure if we’d reached too far.  But the community really came through for us. As always, we’re incredibly touched and grateful for your support.

As part of our fundraising campaign, we wanted to make sure these generous folks got the recognition they deserve. We’d now like to acknowledge the incredible generosity the following folks have shown, and thank them for their work in making this important study possible:

$500 and Up Donors

We are simply blown away by this lady! In order to reach our goal, we knew we’d need some large-scale donations, but we didn’t expect her to step up — several times over. A sincere thank you to this “Rockstar” donor!

Kitty Anderson // Jumpstart AIP (Kitty’s website and social media will be live in mid-August.)

$250 Donors

Pamela Cornell
Julie Paulin
$100 Donors
Laura Morrow
Marsha Henry
Shanna Nemrow
Lisa Howland
Melissa Yee

$25 Donors

Katie Schedlich
Kathy Hyde
Lauren Giacopino, LMT
Terri Rimmer
Averi Bencken
Flannery O’Neil
Cara M.
Andrea Hirsh
Sue Holly
Tricia Marshall
Alexander Anderberg
Christina McCallum
Micheal Lentz
Diane Pearson
Kimberly Pontau
Shannon Hellner

Additionally, we had so many others who wished to remain anonymous or chose to donate without receiving the “public thanks” perk, but they are also deeply appreciated. To all who donated: we are incredibly grateful for your support! We are hopeful that this research furthers the understanding of how AIP can impact autoimmune disease and we could not have done it without you!

Keep an eye on the blog for updates on the medical study. Trust us, we can’t wait to share the results!

About Angie Alt

Angie Alt is a co-founder here at Autoimmune Wellness. She helps others take charge of their health the same way she took charge of her own after suffering with celiac disease, endometriosis, and lichen sclerosis; one nutritious step at a time. Her special focus is on mixing “data with soul” by looking at the honest heart of the autoimmune journey (which sometimes includes curse words). She is a Certified Health Coach through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Nutritional Therapy Consultant through The Nutritional Therapy Association and author of The Alternative Autoimmune Cookbook: Eating for All Phases of the Paleo Autoimmune Protocol and The Autoimmune Wellness Handbook. You can also find her on Instagram.


  • Dianne says

    I heard Mickey interviewed by Chris Kelly.

    Mickey mentioned wanting people with eczema or psoriasis to participate in a research trial.

    I would be interested in being one of the subjects.

    I have had psoriasis on my scalp since my teen years (I’m now 52). It varies in severity but never goes.

    I live in Melbourne, Australia.

    Please let me know if I am eligible to join your study and what’s involved.

    Many thanks

    • Angie Alt says

      Hi Dianne! Thanks for your interest, we actually just completed that study, so we are no longer looking for participants. Sorry about the confusion there, that podcast was recorded earlier in the year.

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  • Lisa says

    When will the results be available?

    • Angie Alt says

      Lisa, we don’t have them yet, but we will share w/ the community the moment we do!

  • Lucy says

    First I want to thank you ladies for all you do! I went through a major autoimmune storm for a year and a half. AIP saved me. It was the hardest thing I’ve ever done but it gave me my life back!!
    Second, I’m helping a friend find info and resources for her son who has severe eczema… he’s only 9 months old. I cant find any articles on your website. Can you point me in the direction of anything that might help?

  • Mike B. says

    Any updates on this study? Very curious on the results as I’ve had psoriasis for quite some time and seem to have some issues with animal fats. Curious if this is a personal issue or one connected with psoriasis sufferers in general. Thanks for all you do!!

    • Angie Alt says

      We are still waiting on publication, but the lead researcher has informed me that she hopes to publish very soon. Thanks!

  • Nastya says

    Any updates on psoriasis study?

    • Angie Alt says

      Nastya, not yet. But we are crossing our fingers that it will be published soon.

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