Welcome, Jeremy Katcher, MD

The Division of Allergy & Immunology proudly welcomes Jeremy Katcher, MD as Assistant Professor of Medicine. Dr. Katcher will be joining the division’s faculty on January 1, 2023. Dr. Katcher earned his medical degree at University of Missouri – Columbia and completed his fellowship in Allergy & Immunology at University of Tennessee – Memphis. Dr. […]

H James Wedner, MD interviewed by TIME about seasonal allergies (Links to an external site)

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 […]

Anthony Kulczycki, MD retirement dinner

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 […]

H James Wedner, MD receives AAAAI Mentorship Award (Links to an external site)

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.

Maya Jerath, MD, PhD interviewed about tick borne meat allergy (Links to an external site)

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. […]

Maya Jerath, MD, PhD interviewed about alpha-gal syndrome (Links to an external site)

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 […]

Welcome, Khaled Abdel-Hamid, MD, PhD

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. […]

H James Wedner Symposium a success!

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. […]