Four Division of Allergy & Immunology faculty named 2023 Castle Connolly Top Doctors: Khaled Abdel-Hamid, Maya Jerath, Jeremy Katcher, and Jennifer Monroy.
Heat, air quality and allergens whip up trifecta of issues with asthma sufferers… “This is a bad season,” Dr. H. James Wedner, an allergist at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, said.
Maya Jerath, MD, PhD Washington University Allergist and Immunologist at Barnes Jewish Hospital joins Megan Lynch and Tom Ackerman discussing an allergy to meat from a tick bite that doctors are unsure how to treat.
As many as 450,000 Americans may be living with alpha-gal syndrome, a meat allergy that has been linked to tick bites, with many of those people going undiagnosed, according to two new studies from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Division of Allergy & Immunology proudly welcomes Omar Elsayed-Ali, MD as Assistant Professor of Medicine. Dr. Elsayed-Ali will be joining the division’s faculty on August 1, 2023. Dr. Elsayed-Ali earned his medical degree at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee and completed his fellowship in Allergy & Immunology at Washington University in […]
Spring brings flowers and warmer temps but it can be a difficult time if you are an allergy sufferer. Seasonal allergies flare up when there’s a lot of pollen in the air causing allergic rhinitis, also known as hay fever.
St Louis, and the Midwest, have multiple allergy seasons. Dr. Wedner speaks with KSDK 5 about which of those seasons is currently at its peak.
ST. LOUIS — Springtime and the allergies that go with it are here. There are options for allergy sufferers and lots of them. Watch Dr. Wedner’s interview for more information.
We’re excited to share that Jennifer Monroy, MD was among the 21 Program Directors to complete the Academy of Educators and Graduate Medical Education Office’s inaugural Program Director Bootcamp. Over the past 10 months, participants have met to expand their GME expertise, enhance their leadership skills, build community with GME leaders, improve their training programs, […]
Division Chief Peggy L. Kendall, MD, to be installed as the Virginia Minnich Distinguished Professor of Medicine on February 16, 2023. Dr. Kendall’s research focuses on the role of B lymphocytes in autoimmune disease. Specific research interests include determining how B cell signaling mediated by Bruton’s tyrosine kinase contributes to autoimmune disease, including inflammatory arthritis […]