Millions of Americans spend weeks each year sneezing and sniffling due to allergies to seasonal triggers such as tree, grass, or ragweed pollen. And for the subset of people who are allergic to year-round household irritants like dust mites, mold, and cockroaches, any season can turn into allergy season. …The severity of symptoms and the […]
On Thursday, October 6th, 2022 the Division of Allergy & Immunology gathered at Angad Arts Hotel to celebrate the career and upcoming retirement of Anthony Kulczycki, MD. Dr. Kulczycki has been a member of Washington University’s faculty for 46 years; providing exceptional patient care and helping to train new allergists. Dr. Kulczycki will be retiring […]
Dr. Wedner is being recognized by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology for helping to spread valuable scientific and clinical knowledge to numerous physicians that has improved the care of patients with immune disorders. While serving as a critical cornerstone in the career development of many mentees.
Congratulations to Leyao Wang, PhD, MPH on her promotion to Assistant Professor of Medicine effective July 1, 2022.
A red meat allergy is on the rise in the St. Louis region as tick season becomes longer and hotter in the Midwest. Doctors say more people in the area are being diagnosed with “alpha-gal” syndrome, which can cause a severe allergic reaction to red meat.
Maya Jerath, MD, PhD sits down with local news outlet KMOV 4 to talk about Lone star ticks and Alpha-gal syndrome (AGS). According to the CDC, “Alpha-gal syndrome (AGS) (also called alpha-gal allergy, red meat allergy, or tick bite meat allergy) is a serious, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. AGS is not caused by an infection. […]
Tick bites can spread many diseases. One species, in particular, is known as the “lone star” tick. It’s becoming more known in the region and can cause a red meat allergy called alpha-gal syndrome, or AGS for short. Dr. Maya Jerath, a Washington University allergist, said this disease is commonly misdiagnosed but more cases are […]
The Division of Allergy & Immunology proudly welcomes Khaled Abdel-Hamid, MD, PhD as Assistant Professor of Medicine. Dr. Hamid will be joining the division’s faculty on August 1, 2022. Dr. Hamid earned his medical degree at Cairo University in Cairo, Egypt before pursuing a PhD in physiology at University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. […]
On Thursday, May 19, 2022 The Division of Allergy & Immunology in The John T Milliken Department of Medicine at Washington University in St Louis proudly hosted the H James Wedner Symposium. H. James Wedner was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1941. He received B.A. in Zoology from Cornell University in 1963 and his M.D. […]
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