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Immunology Airway Research


 

 

Asthma & Allergy

Rafeul Alam, MD/PhD - Mechanism of signal transduction in allergic inflammation, role of MAPK in chronic vs. acute inflammation, studies of signaling memory in airway epithelial cells, signal transduction mechanism of eosinophils, signaling mechanism of myofibroblast differentiation

Willi K. Born, PhD - Role of gamma/delta T cells in the allergen-induced development of airway hyperresponsiveness and inflammation

John Cambier, PhD - Activating and inhibitory signaling in mast cell function.

Erwin Gelfand, MD - Role of T-cell and humoral immunity in the allergen-induced development of airway hyperresponsiveness and inflammation.

Hua Huang, PhD -
Coordination of adaptive and innate immunity in mouse model of allergy and asthma. Mechanisms by which allergens induce Th2 response in the lung

John Kappler, PhD - T cell mediated hypersensitivity to Ni++ and Be++.

Raul Torres, PhD - Role of leukocyte adhesion and migration in allergen induced airway inflammation.


Immunology of the Lung

Willi K. Born, PhD - Gamma/delta T cells in the lung.

John Cambier, PhD - Activating and inhibitory signaling in mast cell function.

Brian Freed, PhD - Mechanisms of immune modulation by cigarette smoke.

Andrew Fontenot, MD - CD4+ T cell recognition of beryllium T cell epitopes in sarcoidosis

Erwin Gelfand, MD - Role of T-cell and humoral immunity in the allergen-induced development of airway hyperresponsiveness and inflammation.

Peter Henson, MD/PhD - Effects of inflammation and innate immunity in intestitial lung diseases and COPD

John Kappler, PhD - Identification of T cell peptide epitopes in hypersentivity to nickel and beryllium.

Raul Torres, PhD - Regulation of adhesion and migration in adaptive and innate immune response of the lung.

Linda van Dyk, PhD - Role of herpesviruses in pulmonary fibrosis.