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.
Jennifer Monroy, MD completes inaugural Program Director Bootcamp (Links to an external site)
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, […]
Peggy L. Kendall, MD, to be installed as the Virginia Minnich Distinguished Professor of Medicine (Links to an external site)
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 […]
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.
Leyao Wang, PhD, MPH promoted to Assistant Professor (Links to an external site)
Congratulations to Leyao Wang, PhD, MPH on her promotion to Assistant Professor of Medicine effective July 1, 2022.
Maya Jerath, MD, PhD talks with St Louis NPR about tick-related red meat allergy (Links to an external site)
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 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. […]