Research Interests: The Hygiene Hypothesis in the context of allergic disease and helminthic infections, The genetic basis for health disparities, the evolutionary basis for the development of allergic disease, Immunogenetics and genetic epidemiology of complex lung diseases and diseases of allergy and inflammation, Immunogenetics of the allergic response, Genetic epidemiology of acute and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Research Interests: Airway defensive reflexes, Innervation of the airways, Airway reflexes
Research Interests: Gene, environment, and allergic diseases
Research Interests: Functional genomics and molecular genetics of complex cardiopulmonary diseases, with a focus on translational studies applying fundamental genetic insight into the clinical setting.
Research Interests: Humoral (antibody) immune responses in allergic and infectious disease, Immunogenicity and allergenicity of new drugs, Natural rubber latex allergy, Diagnostic allergy testing, Medical product and environmental allergen testing
Research Interests: Interleukin(IL)-4/IL-13 signaling, Allergic inflammation, Asthma, IRS-2, STAT6, Alternatively activated macrophage
Research Interests: Histamine release factor, Signal transduction, Faculty development, Administration, Strong proponent of women in medicine
Research Interests: Mechanisms of signal transduction
Research Interests: Genetic epidemiology with emphasis on cardiovascular/asthma/lung disease and other chronic disease processes.
Research Interests: Immunology
Research Interests: Innate vs. adaptive immunity in regulating cellular responses in IgE receptor positive cells, Mechanisms regulating cytokine/mediator release by IgE receptor-bearing cells
Research Interests: Nerve inflammation interactions, Vagal Sensory Neurobiology, The peripheral nervous system in healthy and inflamed tissues