Division of Allergy and Immunology News
Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Immunology. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our faculty’s latest achievements, awards and honors.
A team of scientists has identified new genetic regions associated with asthma in people of African ancestry, according to a study published in Nature Communications.
Feinberg investigators are conducting basic science research, epidemiological studies and drug trials of new therapies for food allergies to uncover the breadth of the problem, understand the basic cellular pathways and develop new avenues of treatment.
Infant and childhood food allergy, whose cause has long been a mystery, has now been linked to a mix of environmental and genetic factors that must coexist to trigger the allergy, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.
A drug originally designed for chemotherapy may reduce allergic responses for a variety of allergens, according to a study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
The previously unknown cause of anti-phosphatidylethanolamine (aPE) autoimmunity was discovered in a Northwestern Medicine study published in PNAS.
Omar Bushara, first-year MD/MPH student, discusses how spending a year teaching biology on Chicago's South Side crystallized his interest in public health.