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Sarbjit Singh Saini, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Expertise: Allergic Diseases, Allergy and Immunology, Asthma, Atopic Dermatitis, Urticaria and Angioedema
Research Interests: IgE receptor activation; Basophil and mast cell biology; IgE mediated diseases
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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
APPOINTMENT PHONE: 410-550-2300
4940 Eastern Avenue Baltimore, MD 21224
Phone: 410-550-2300 | Fax: 410-550-3256
Dr. Saini joined faculty of the Division of Allergy & Clinical Immunology immediately following his fellowship in 1997. He has served as the principal investigator and co-investigator for basic and translational studies examining the role of IgE receptor expression and activation in allergic airways disease, anaphylaxis and chronic urticaria. His research has been supported by the NIH, American Lung Association, and the AAAAI. He is the Program Director for our clinical postdoctoral fellowship program.
- Program Director
- Professor of Medicine
Centers & Institutes
- MD, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (1991)
- University of Michigan Health System / Internal Medicine (1994)
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Clinical Immunology (1997)
- American Board of Allergy and Immunology / Allergy & Immunology (1997)
Research & Publications
My research has focused on the IgE receptor activation of human basophils and mast cells. My early work focused on the mechanisms of IgE receptor regulation and I have led several translational studies in allergic subjects to better understand the role of allergen specific IgE. My recent studies focus on the mechanisms underlying chronic urticaria, where we found altered IgE-receptor signaling related to the phenotype of mast cells and basophils.
Clinical Trial KeywordsIgE, urticaria
Activities & Honors
- AAAAI-Fellow 2002, 1994
- ACAAI, 1994 - 2018
- AAFA-Board, 2017
- ABAI, 2018
- Program Director, Allergy and Clinical Immunology Fellowship