Robert A Wood

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Anaphylaxis in America: the prevalence and characteristics of anaphylaxis in the United States
    Robert A Wood
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 133:461-7. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Development of cockroach immunotherapy by the Inner-City Asthma Consortium
    Robert A Wood
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 133:846-52.e6. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Allergic reactions to vaccines
    Robert A Wood
    The Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 24:521-6. 2013
  4. pmc A phase 1 study of heat/phenol-killed, E. coli-encapsulated, recombinant modified peanut proteins Ara h 1, Ara h 2, and Ara h 3 (EMP-123) for the treatment of peanut allergy
    R A Wood
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Allergy 68:803-8. 2013
  5. pmc The natural history of milk allergy in an observational cohort
    Robert A Wood
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:805-12. 2013
  6. pmc The Urban Environment and Childhood Asthma (URECA) birth cohort study: design, methods, and study population
    James E Gern
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 9:17. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of IgE antibody laboratory results
    Robert A Wood
    Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 99:34-41. 2007
  8. doi request reprint An algorithm for treatment of patients with hypersensitivity reactions after vaccines
    Robert A Wood
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, CMSC 1102, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e771-7. 2008
  9. doi request reprint The likelihood of remission of food allergy in children: when is the optimal time for challenge?
    Robert A Wood
    Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 12:42-7. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint House dust mite and cockroach exposure: risk factors for asthma
    Robert A Wood
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Aerosol Med 17:165-8. 2004

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Publications72

  1. ncbi request reprint Anaphylaxis in America: the prevalence and characteristics of anaphylaxis in the United States
    Robert A Wood
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 133:461-7. 2014
    ..Although anaphylaxis is recognized as an important life-threatening condition, data are limited regarding its prevalence and characteristics in the general population...
  2. doi request reprint Development of cockroach immunotherapy by the Inner-City Asthma Consortium
    Robert A Wood
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 133:846-52.e6. 2014
    ..Cockroach allergy is a key contributor to asthma morbidity in children living in urban environments...
  3. doi request reprint Allergic reactions to vaccines
    Robert A Wood
    The Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 24:521-6. 2013
    ..Specific guidelines for the administration of influenza vaccines to egg allergic patients have been revised to allow virtually all patients to receive this vaccine in a straightforward manner. ..
  4. pmc A phase 1 study of heat/phenol-killed, E. coli-encapsulated, recombinant modified peanut proteins Ara h 1, Ara h 2, and Ara h 3 (EMP-123) for the treatment of peanut allergy
    R A Wood
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Allergy 68:803-8. 2013
    ..Immunotherapy for peanut allergy may be limited by the risk of adverse reactions...
  5. pmc The natural history of milk allergy in an observational cohort
    Robert A Wood
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:805-12. 2013
    ..There are few studies on the natural history of milk allergy. Most are single-site and not longitudinal, and these have not identified a means for early prediction of outcomes...
  6. pmc The Urban Environment and Childhood Asthma (URECA) birth cohort study: design, methods, and study population
    James E Gern
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 9:17. 2009
    ..This paper describes the study design, methods, and population of the Urban Environment and Childhood Asthma (URECA) study, which was established to investigate the immunologic causes of asthma among inner-city children...
  7. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of IgE antibody laboratory results
    Robert A Wood
    Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 99:34-41. 2007
    ..However, it is not clear that quantitative sIgE results provided by different laboratories using different technologies are comparable...
  8. doi request reprint An algorithm for treatment of patients with hypersensitivity reactions after vaccines
    Robert A Wood
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, CMSC 1102, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e771-7. 2008
    ..We then include 3 cases of suspected allergic reactions to vaccines that have been referred to the Clinical Immunization Safety Assessment network to demonstrate the practical application of the algorithm...
  9. doi request reprint The likelihood of remission of food allergy in children: when is the optimal time for challenge?
    Robert A Wood
    Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 12:42-7. 2012
    ..In this review, we focus on the optimal timing of oral food challenges, especially for patients with a known food allergy, to determine if the food allergy may have been outgrown...
  10. ncbi request reprint House dust mite and cockroach exposure: risk factors for asthma
    Robert A Wood
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Aerosol Med 17:165-8. 2004
  11. pmc Relationships among environmental exposures, cord blood cytokine responses, allergy, and wheeze at 1 year of age in an inner-city birth cohort (Urban Environment and Childhood Asthma study)
    Robert A Wood
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 127:913-9.e1-6. 2011
    ..The Urban Environment and Childhood Asthma study was established to investigate the immunologic and environmental causes of asthma in inner-city children...
  12. ncbi request reprint The clinical significance of low-level cat allergen exposure
    Robert A Wood
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 North Wolfe Street, CMSC 1102, Baltimore, MD 20287, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 2:395-6. 2002
  13. ncbi request reprint Air filtration devices in the control of indoor allergens
    Robert A Wood
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 North Wolfe Street, CMSC 1102, Baltimore, MD 20287, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 2:397-400. 2002
    ..The use of air cleaners for the management of allergic disease is reviewed in this article, and specific recommendations for their use are provided...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pediatric asthma
    Robert A Wood
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 288:745-7. 2002
  15. ncbi request reprint Room-specific characteristics of suburban homes as predictors of indoor allergen concentrations
    Tamara T Perry
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine, Arkansas Children s Hospital Research Institute, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:628-35. 2006
    ..Room characteristics predicting indoor allergen exposure in suburban homes have not been clearly identified...
  16. pmc Immunologic features of infants with milk or egg allergy enrolled in an observational study (Consortium of Food Allergy Research) of food allergy
    Scott H Sicherer
    Elliot and Roslyn Jaffe Food Allergy Institute, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 125:1077-1083.e8. 2010
    ..Immune features of infants with food allergy have not been delineated...
  17. pmc Sublingual immunotherapy for peanut allergy: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled multicenter trial
    David M Fleischer
    Department of Pediatrics, National Jewish Health, Denver, CO 80206, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:119-27.e1-7. 2013
    ..There are presently no available therapeutic options for patients with peanut allergy...
  18. pmc Oral immunotherapy for treatment of egg allergy in children
    A Wesley Burks
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27599 7220, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:233-43. 2012
    ..For egg allergy, dietary avoidance is the only currently approved treatment. We evaluated oral immunotherapy using egg-white powder for the treatment of children with egg allergy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Protective effect of montelukast on lower and upper respiratory tract responses to short-term cat allergen exposure
    Tamara T Perry
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 93:431-8. 2004
    ..Challenge with short-term exposure to airborne cat allergen in sensitized patients produces pulmonary function changes and rhinitis symptoms...
  20. ncbi request reprint Mouse allergen exposure and mouse skin test sensitivity in suburban, middle-class children with asthma
    Elizabeth C Matsui
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins Hospital, CMSC 1102, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 113:910-5. 2004
    ..Exposure to mouse allergen is prevalent in inner-city homes and is associated with an increased risk of mouse skin test sensitivity in inner-city children with asthma...
  21. doi request reprint The natural history of persistent peanut allergy
    Dara L Neuman-Sunshine
    Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 108:326-331.e3. 2012
    ..Peanut allergy affects 1% of children, and for those with persistent disease, few data have been published on trends in peanut-specific immunoglobulin E (P-IgE) levels or the value of P-IgE in predicting reaction severity...
  22. pmc The safety and efficacy of sublingual and oral immunotherapy for milk allergy
    Corinne A Keet
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 129:448-55, 455.e1-5. 2012
    ..Oral immunotherapy (OIT) and sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) are potential therapies for food allergy, but the optimal method of administration, mechanism of action, and duration of response remain unknown...
  23. pmc A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of milk oral immunotherapy for cow's milk allergy
    Justin M Skripak
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:1154-60. 2008
    ..Orally administered, food-specific immunotherapy appears effective in desensitizing and potentially permanently tolerizing allergic individuals...
  24. ncbi request reprint Peanut allergy: recurrence and its management
    David M Fleischer
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:1195-201. 2004
    ..Although peanut allergy may recur, the frequency with which this occurs is unknown...
  25. ncbi request reprint Long-term immunologic effects of broad-spectrum aeroallergen immunotherapy
    Susan L Limb
    Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 140:245-51. 2006
    ..To study possible long-term effects, skin tests and specific IgE levels were obtained from subjects who had previously received broad-spectrum aeroallergen immunotherapy years before...
  26. ncbi request reprint Adult asthma severity in individuals with a history of childhood asthma
    Susan L Limb
    Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkinds University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 115:61-6. 2005
    ..Childhood asthma can have a range of outcomes in adulthood...
  27. doi request reprint Peanut and tree nut allergy in childhood
    Justin M Skripak
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19:368-73. 2008
    ..This is of particular concern in adolescents and young adults, among whom life-threatening and fatal food allergy-related reactions are most common...
  28. pmc Urinary levels of triclosan and parabens are associated with aeroallergen and food sensitization
    Jessica H Savage
    Johns Hopkins Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 130:453-60.e7. 2012
    ..Endocrine-disrupting compounds (EDCs) have immune-modulating effects. We were interested in determining their association with allergic sensitization...
  29. ncbi request reprint Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome caused by solid food proteins
    Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    Pediatrics 111:829-35. 2003
    ..Infantile food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES) is a severe, cell-mediated gastrointestinal food hypersensitivity typically provoked by cow's milk or soy. Solid foods are rarely considered a cause...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cockroach allergen exposure and sensitization in suburban middle-class children with asthma
    Elizabeth C Matsui
    Department of Pediatrics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 112:87-92. 2003
    ..Exposure to cockroach allergen is prevalent in inner-city homes and is associated with an increased risk of cockroach sensitization...
  31. ncbi request reprint The relationship of allergen-specific IgE levels and oral food challenge outcome
    Tamara T Perry
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:144-9. 2004
    ..Oral food challenges remain the gold standard for the diagnosis of food allergy. However, clear clinical and laboratory guidelines have not been firmly established to determine when oral challenges should be performed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Irreversible lung function deficits in young adults with a history of childhood asthma
    Susan L Limb
    Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:1213-9. 2005
    ..Asthma, traditionally characterized as reversible airway obstruction, might lead to structural changes and permanent impairment...
  33. pmc Effect of environmental intervention on mouse allergen levels in homes of inner-city Boston children with asthma
    Wanda Phipatanakul
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 92:420-5. 2004
    ..Recent studies have suggested that mouse allergen exposure and sensitization are common in urban children with asthma. The effectiveness of environmental intervention in reducing mouse allergen exposure has not been established...
  34. doi request reprint Temporal trends and racial/ethnic disparity in self-reported pediatric food allergy in the United States
    Corinne A Keet
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland Electronic address
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 112:222-229.e3. 2014
    ..The prevalence of food allergy is thought to be increasing, but data from the United States have not been systematically synthesized...
  35. ncbi request reprint Distribution of peanut allergen in the environment
    Tamara T Perry
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 113:973-6. 2004
    ..Patients with peanut allergy can have serious reactions to very small quantities of peanut allergen and often go to extreme measures to avoid potential contact with this allergen...
  36. pmc Scratching the surface of allergic transfusion reactions
    William J Savage
    Division of Transfusion Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Transfusion 53:1361-71. 2013
    ..Further understanding of the mechanisms of ATRs is necessary so that rationally designed and cost-effective prevention measures can be developed...
  37. doi request reprint Kinetics of mast cell, basophil, and oral food challenge responses in omalizumab-treated adults with peanut allergy
    Jessica H Savage
    Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 130:1123-1129.e2. 2012
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  38. pmc NIAID-sponsored 2010 guidelines for managing food allergy: applications in the pediatric population
    A Wesley Burks
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Pediatrics 128:955-65. 2011
    ..To focus on those concerns, we describe here the guidelines most pertinent to the pediatric population...
  39. doi request reprint Extension of food allergen specific IgE ranges from the ImmunoCAP to the IMMULITE systems
    Robert G Hamilton
    Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 107:139-44. 2011
    ..Quantitative measures of food specific IgE antibody using the Phadia ImmunoCAP method have documented value in the diagnosis of food allergy...
  40. ncbi request reprint The natural history of tree nut allergy
    David M Fleischer
    Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:1087-93. 2005
    ..Although 20% of children outgrow peanut allergy, the natural history of tree nut (TN) allergy has not been well studied...
  41. doi request reprint A comparison of skin prick tests, intradermal skin tests, and specific IgE in the diagnosis of mouse allergy
    Hemant P Sharma
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:933-9. 2008
    ..However, it is unknown whether a positive skin test response or m-IgE result accurately identifies those with clinically relevant mouse sensitization...
  42. doi request reprint The natural history of wheat allergy
    Corinne A Keet
    Affiliations Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21227, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 102:410-5. 2009
    ..Wheat allergy is 1 of the most common food allergies in children, yet few data are available regarding its natural history...
  43. pmc Comparison of the etiology of viral respiratory illnesses in inner-city and suburban infants
    James E Gern
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    J Infect Dis 206:1342-9. 2012
    ..Since inner-city infants have unique environmental exposures, we hypothesized that patterns of respiratory viral infections would also be distinct...
  44. doi request reprint TGFβ receptor mutations impose a strong predisposition for human allergic disease
    Pamela A Frischmeyer-Guerrerio
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Sci Transl Med 5:195ra94. 2013
    ..This paradigm may be relevant to nonsyndromic presentations of allergic disease and highlights the potential therapeutic benefit of strategies that inhibit TGFβ signaling. ..
  45. ncbi request reprint The natural progression of peanut allergy: Resolution and the possibility of recurrence
    David M Fleischer
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 112:183-9. 2003
    ..It was once thought that peanut allergy is a lifelong problem. We previously reported that about 20% of children outgrow their peanut allergy and that more than 60% of patients with a peanut-IgE level of 5 or less passed an oral challenge...
  46. pmc Suppression of the basophil response to allergen during treatment with omalizumab is dependent on 2 competing factors
    Donald W Macglashan
    Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 130:1130-1135.e5. 2012
    ..However, there were differences that provided additional insight into the nature of the cellular responses in allergic subjects...
  47. doi request reprint The natural history of soy allergy
    Jessica H Savage
    Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 125:683-6. 2010
    ..4% of children. It is generally thought that the majority of children with soy allergy develop tolerance in early childhood; however, this has not been examined in a large cohort with soy allergy...
  48. ncbi request reprint The natural history of egg allergy
    Jessica H Savage
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:1413-7. 2007
    ..Egg allergy is very common, affecting 1% to 2% of children. It is generally thought that the majority of children with egg allergy develop tolerance in early childhood; however, this has not been examined in a large cohort with egg allergy...
  49. ncbi request reprint Food allergy and anaphylaxis
    Corinne A Keet
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, CMSC 1102, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 27:193-212, vi. 2007
    ..Although several experimental medications promise to dramatically change the field of food allergy, none of these treatments are currently available outside of research settings...
  50. pmc Personal and parental nativity as risk factors for food sensitization
    Corinne A Keet
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 129:169-75.e1-5. 2012
    ..Immigrants to developed countries have low rates of aeroallergen sensitization and asthma, but less is known about both food allergy and the role of parental immigration status...
  51. ncbi request reprint The natural history of IgE-mediated cow's milk allergy
    Justin M Skripak
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:1172-7. 2007
    ..Most studies have shown the prognosis of developing tolerance to cow's milk to be good, with most outgrowing their allergy by age 3 years...
  52. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and practice of dust mite control by specialty care
    Karen A Callahan
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 90:302-7. 2003
    ..Dust mites are the primary indoor allergen risk for increasing asthma attacks and morbidity. Adherence to allergen avoidance recommendations decreases bronchial reactivity and asthma morbidity...
  53. ncbi request reprint Risk of oral food challenges
    Tamara T Perry
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:1164-8. 2004
    ..Oral food challenges are essential to the diagnosis of food allergy; however, little has been reported regarding the risks of performing food challenges in children with suspected food allergy...
  54. doi request reprint Managing food allergies in schools and camps
    Kim Mudd
    Johns Hopkins Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 North Wolfe Street, CMSC 1105, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 58:471-80, xi. 2011
    ..The result is a dynamic strategy that meets the needs of a food-allergic child and promotes the development of a food-allergic adolescent...
  55. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of montelukast in the treatment of cat allergen-induced asthma in children
    Wanda Phipatanakul
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 109:794-9. 2002
    ..Montelukast is a leukotriene antagonist approved for the treatment of childhood asthma in children age 2 years and older. There are limited studies on its effects on allergic asthma in children...
  56. pmc Interferons modulate Fc epsilon RI-dependent production of autoregulatory IL-10 by circulating human monocytoid dendritic cells
    Trong Le
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:217-23. 2009
    ..Immature human blood monocytoid dendritic cells (mDCs) express high-affinity receptors for IgE (Fc epsilon RI), yet their exact function and regulation remain poorly understood...
  57. pmc Allergic transfusion reactions to platelets are associated more with recipient and donor factors than with product attributes
    William J Savage
    Department of Pathology, Division of Transfusion Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Transfusion 51:1716-22. 2011
    ..Mechanisms of allergic transfusion reactions (ATRs) are not well understood. The aim of this study was to distinguish recipient-, donor-, and product-specific factors associated with ATRs...
  58. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the role of hydrolyzed infant formulas in allergy prevention
    Tiffani Hays
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children s Nutrition Center, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21161, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:810-6. 2005
    ..To critically examine the published literature to determine whether feeding hydrolyzed infant formulas from birth has a role in allergy prevention...
  59. ncbi request reprint The natural history of food allergy
    Robert A Wood
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1631-7. 2003
    ..This review provides an overview of the natural history of food allergy and provides specific information on the natural course of the most common childhood food allergies...
  60. ncbi request reprint A jump start on allergen avoidance for expectant parents
    Tamara T Perry
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 91:507-9. 2003
  61. doi request reprint Food-specific immunotherapy: past, present, and future
    Robert A Wood
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:336-7. 2008
  62. ncbi request reprint Measurement of peptide-specific IgE as an additional tool in identifying patients with clinical reactivity to peanuts
    Kirsten Beyer
    Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology and Jaffe Institute for Food Allergy, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 112:202-7. 2003
    ..Diagnostic decision levels of food-specific IgE antibody concentrations have been described. However, many patients still need to undergo oral peanut challenges because their IgE levels are in the nondiagnostic level...
  63. ncbi request reprint Skin testing: making the most of every prick
    Robert A Wood
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 88:347-9. 2002
  64. ncbi request reprint The medical effects of mold exposure
    Robert K Bush
    University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:326-33. 2006
    ..In addition, other purported mold-related illnesses and the data that currently exist to support them are carefully reviewed, as are the currently available approaches for the evaluation of both patients and the environment...
  65. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis of allergy: why is it so difficult?
    Robert A Wood
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 91:1-2. 2003
  66. ncbi request reprint Prospects for the prevention of allergy: a losing battle or a battle still worth fighting?
    Robert A Wood
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:552-4. 2006
  67. ncbi request reprint Food manufacturing and the allergic consumer: accidents waiting to happen
    Robert A Wood
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 109:920-2. 2002
  68. doi request reprint Caution: the Phadia hazelnut ImmunoCAP (f17) has been supplemented with recombinant Cor a 1 and now detects Bet v 1-specific IgE, which leads to elevated values for persons with birch pollen allergy
    Scott H Sicherer
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:413-4, 414.e2. 2008
  69. ncbi request reprint Irritant skin test reactions to common vaccines
    Robert A Wood
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:478-81. 2007
  70. doi request reprint Author's response to accuracy of IgE antibody laboratory results
    Robert A Wood
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 100:288-9. 2008
  71. ncbi request reprint The natural history of peanut allergy: Extending our knowledge beyond childhood
    Jessica H Savage
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:717-9. 2007
  72. ncbi request reprint Peanut allergy
    Elizabeth C Matsui
    N Engl J Med 349:301-3; author reply 301-3. 2003

Research Grants2

  1. RESEARCH TRAINING IN PEDIATRIC ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY
    Robert Wood; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Clinical training focuses on Allergy and Immunology but also includes limited experience in Rheumatology, Pulmonology, and ENT, and is in accord with that specified by the Board of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. ..