Exposing the source
Queens University

Researchers at Queen’s University and Kingston General Hospital have published the first the set of findings stemming from the Kingston Allergy Birth ..Read More

New Sinus and Allergy Center Now Open at the Eye and Ear Institute
The Ohio State University

New patients are welcome and can be seen quickly at the new Sinus and Allergy Center located at the Ohio State Eye and Ear Institute (EEI), 915 Olenta..Read More

NIH allergist awarded Drukier Prize
Cornell University

Dr. Joshua Milner, an allergist and immunologist who has made key discoveries into the origin of previously unidentified disorders that affect childre..Read More

Daniel Jackson, MD, Awarded Burton Zweiman Memorial Lectureship
University of Wisconsin

Daniel Jackson, MD, was awarded the Burton Zweiman Memorial Lectureship at the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) annual meetin..Read More

Halie Anderson, MD, Receives Abstract Award from AAAAI
University of Wisconsin

Congratulations to Halie Anderson, MD, second-year allergy and immunology fellow, for receiving the Asthma Diagnosis & Treatment Interest Section Fell..Read More

UW-Madison Launches H1N1 Study with Asthma Sufferers
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) is one of just seven research centers conducting the firs..Read More

UW-Madison Ragweed Allergy Study Shows Tongue Drops Effective
University of Wisconsin

The results of a multi-center study that included the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health have shown that oral allergy drops,..Read More

William Busse Targets a Key Factor in Asthma Among Inner-City Youth
University of Wisconsin

The typical cockroach is about the size of a human thumbnail. It likes to burrow in dark, cold spaces and can multiply faster than raindrops in a thun..Read More

UV Light Can Aid Hospitals’ Fight to Wipe Out Drug-Resistant Superbugs

 A new tool -- a type of ultraviolet light called UVC -- could aid hospitals in the ongoing battle to keep drug-resistant bacteria from lingering in p..Read More

TARC Physicians in the News for Pioneering "Alpha-Gal" Allergy Work

The Thurston Arthritis Research Center has been featured in the news recently for its work on alpha-gal, an allergy to red meat that has been linked t..Read More

NIH-Sponsored Expert Panel Issues Clinical Guidelines to Prevent Peanut Allergy
Nationwide Children's Hospital

An expert panel sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, issued clin..Read More

New Treatment May Boost Effectiveness of Asthma Therapy
UCSF School Of Medicine

UC San Francisco researchers have developed a new treatment strategy for asthma that acts in a completely different way than standard drugs that have ..Read More

Top HIV Scientists Awarded $42 Million in National Institutes of Health Funding
Oregon Health & Science University

With $42 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health, scientists from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Oregon Health &Sc..Read More

Potential Therapies for Drug-Resistant Bacteria
John Hopkins University

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), Clinical Center and National Institut..Read More

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Northwestern University

Bronchodilator responsiveness, nasal inflammation and allergy were among the most significant baseline features that distinguished hard-to-control ast..Read More

CHEST Experts Issue Advice for Investigating Occupational and Environmental Causes of Chronic Cough

Although the understanding of cough triggered by occupational and environmental causes has improved, experts say there is still a gap between current ..Read More

Funding $6.5 Million in Lung Health Research
American Lung Association

The American Lung Association has released the 2016-2017 Research Awards Nationwide, a report detailing lung disease research funded by the organizati..Read More

Allergic Asthma and Seasonal Allergens
The Ohio State University

According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), this fall may be “a perfect storm” for people with allergies. Warmer temperatures an..Read More

$2.5 million grant to support autoimmunity research
The Ohio State University

​The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has awarded an Ohio State researcher, previously Nature Medicine, a $2.5-million grant. The..Read More

Mount Sinai − National Jewish Health Respiratory Institute Opens New, Dedicated Site
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

The Mount Sinai – National Jewish Health Respiratory Institute will celebrate its first year of treating patients by officially opening a new, state-o..Read More

Johns Hopkins Wins $25 Million NIH Grant to Improve Resources for Biomedical Research
John Hopkins Medicine

Investigators at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine’s Brain Injury Outcomes program and the Institute for Clinical and Translational Rese..Read More

GHESKIO Opens New Tuberculosis Hospital in Haiti
Cornell University

In a major advance in the fight against drug-resistant tuberculosis, the Haitian Study Group on Opportunistic Infections and Kaposi's Sarcoma, or GHES..Read More

Weill Cornell at the Forefront of Groundbreaking TB Research
Cornell University

Tuberculosis is an evasive disease. Despite decades of research and increasingly sophisticated and targeted treatment options, it has survived and thr..Read More

Inside Medicine at Weill Cornell: Solving Sarah's Puzzle
Cornell University

When graduate student Sarah Bettigole approached Dr. Laurie H. Glimcher to work in her lab, she felt as though she were proposing marriage. The analog..Read More

Dr. Conor Liston receives a Hartwell Foundation Individual Biomedical Research Award
Cornell University

Dr. Conor Liston, an assistant professor in the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute at Weill Cornell Medical College, has received a 2014 Ha..Read More

Stress-Fighting Proteins Could Be Key to New Treatments for Asthma
Cornell University

Investigators have discovered the precise molecular steps that enable immune cells implicated in certain forms of asthma and allergy to develop and su..Read More

Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences Honors Dr. Avery August
Cornell University

Dr. Avery August, a professor of immunology and chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornel..Read More

National Treasure
Cornell University

"This may not look like much," says Dr. John Gallin, '69, "but this the most high-containment facility in the country — probably in the world." Dr. Ga..Read More

His Best Shot
Cornell University

While studying malaria at the Naval Medical Research Institute in the early '90s, Dr. Stephen Hoffman '75, offered himself up as a test subject. As a ..Read More

Outstanding Students Honored at Convocation
Cornell University

On the eve of their commencement, students from Weill Cornell Medical College and Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences were recognized fo..Read More

Cornell Builds Bridges with Qatari 'Doctors of the Future'
Cornell University

The Ithaca campus and Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City welcomed three special young guests recently: high school students from Qatar, visiting ..Read More

New Gene Therapy Protects Against Peanut Allergy
Cornell University

A new gene therapy developed by scientists at Weill Cornell Medicine could eventually prevent the life-threatening effects of peanut allergy with just..Read More

UChicago Medicine Chosen for Food Allergy Network
University of Chicago

Published on Jul 14, 2015 The University of Chicago Medicine is among 22 centers of excellence across the country chosen by Food Allergy Research & Ed..Read More

UChicago Medicine, Little Company of Mary Expand Pediatric Partnership
University of Chicago

Published on Jul 1, 2015 The University of Chicago Medicine and Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers are partnering to expand care ..Read More

UC Pediatric Physicians Named
University of Chicago

Chicago Magazine named 13 of our pediatric physicians to their annual Top Doctors list including: Child Neurology Michael Kohrman, MD  James H. Tonsga..Read More

Microbiota affect the rate of transplant acceptance and rejection
University of Chicago

June 20, 2016 Researchers from the University of Chicago have shown that microbiota -- the bacteria, viruses and other microbes living on the skin and..Read More

Novel tools reveal thicker airway smooth muscle, stronger immune response to allergens
Harvard Medical School

More than 300 million people worldwide are affected by asthma, 25 million in the U.S. alone, and for most of them, allergy is an underlying cause. But..Read More

Drug resistance against artemisinin partner drug present in Cambodia
WWARN-Worldwide Antimalarial Resistance Network

Artemisinin drug resistance is firmly established in many regions in Southeast Asia, but few studies have investigated emerging resistance to the comm..Read More

Global health and HIV-prevention expert is named next dean of the School of Public Health
Yale News

Dr. Sten H. Vermund, a professor of pediatrics, medicine, health policy, and obstetrics and gynecology at Vanderbilt University, has been named by Pre..Read More

Sleep and Heart Disease in Women: New Study to Unravel the Connection
Columbia University Medical Center

By Kathleen Lees When women were asked in a recent national survey to name the things they could do to reduce their risk of heart disease—the No. 1 an..Read More

Columbia to Participate in NIH Environment and Child Health Initiative
Columbia University Medical Center

Source: Thinkstock Photos NEW YORK, NY (Sept. 27, 2016)—Researchers from across Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) will participate in a seven-..Read More

Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis May Benefit From Early Immune Intervention
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Researchers for the first time have identified the skin phenotype of pediatric eczema or atopic dermatitis (AD) in infants, opening the door for perso..Read More

Drug Restores Hair Growth in Patients with Alopecia Areata
Columbia University Medical Center

NEW YORK, NY, Sept. 22, 2016—Seventy-five percent of patients with moderate to severe alopecia areata—an autoimmune disease that causes patchy and, le..Read More

TSRI Study Illuminates How Mystery MS Drug Works
The Scripps Research Institute

Powerful New Research Tool Reveals How Tecfidera® Blocks T-Cell Activation LA JOLLA, CA—September 21, 2016—A study by scientists at The Scripps Resear..Read More

Feeding babies egg and peanut may prevent food allergy
Imperial College London

Feeding babies egg and peanut may reduce their risk of developing an allergy to the foods, finds a new study. In the research, which is the largest an..Read More

Newborn Gut Microbiome Predicts Later Allergy and Asthma, Study Finds
UCSF School Of Medicine

A particular pattern of microbes living in a baby’s gut during its first month of life may directly impact the developing immune system, leading to a ..Read More

New Hope for Zika Treatment Found in Large-Scale Screen of Existing Drugs
John Hopkins Medicine

Scientists report that a specialized drug screen test using lab-grown human cells has revealed two classes of compounds already in the pharmaceutical ..Read More

Study: Unconventional Natural Gas Wells Associated With Migraine, Fatigue, Chronic Nasal and Sinus Symptoms
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

New research suggests that Pennsylvania residents with the highest exposure to active natural gas wells operated by the hydraulic fracturing (“frackin..Read More

Leadership Transitions in the School of Medicine
UCSF School Of Medicine

While continuing its strengths in clinical epidemiology, musculoskeletal, cancer and genetic epidemiology, the department has expanded into advanced e..Read More

Penn Medicine Researchers to Co-lead $23 Million HIV Cure Grant from NIH
University of Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA – HIV researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and The Wistar Institute will co-lead a five-year,..Read More