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Allergy and Immunology


Research Opportunities

All fellows are encouraged to participate in some meaningful scholarly activity. Depending on interests, experience and abilities, this can be laboratory-based research, clinical research or combined research. Fellows have the opportunity to pick their own research subjects and can work with Allergy Division faculty members or with anyone else in the Montefiore/Albert Einstein College of Medicine system.

Current Projects:

  • Intravenous gammaglobulin for immunodeficiencies and autoimmune disorders (Drs. Rubinstein, Bernstein, Shliozberg)
  • Subcutaneous gammaglobulin with/without Hyuloronidas (Drs. Rubinstein, Bernstein, Shliozberg)
  • Clinical trials for angioedema (Dr. Rubinstein)
  • Enzyme replacement therapy to immunedeficiency (Dr. Rubinstein)
  • Immune and autoimmune manifestations in immunodeficiencies and infectious disorder (Drs. Rubinstein, Bernstein, Shliozberg)
  • Monoclonal antibody and cytokine therapies for immune, autoimmune and neoplastic diseases (Dr. Rubinstein)
  • XOLAIR treatment for chronic urticaria and asthma ((Drs. Rubinstein, Bernstein, Shliozberg)
  • Drug and NSAID allergy. (Drs. Jerschow and Bernstein)
  • Food Allergy Evaluation-Food allergy Center (Drs. Shliozberg and Bernstein)
  • Role of food and non-food ingestants in the etiology of eosinophilic esophagitis (Drs. Rosenstreich and Rubinstein)
  • Role of environmental contaminants like mercury and plastics in the promotion of allergy. (Dr. Rosenstreich)
  • Industry-sponsored trials of new drugs. (Drs. Rubinstein, Bernstein, Shliozberg and Hudes)
  • Intensive allergen elimination in the management of chronic urticaria. (Drs. Hudes and Rosenstreich)
  • Mugwort and spice allergy in chronic urticaria. (Dr. De Vos).
  • Role of early childhood immunotherapy in the prevention of asthma in inner city children. (Dr. De Vos).

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