Leslie C Grammer

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Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Doxycycline or oral corticosteroids for nasal polyps
    Leslie C Grammer
    Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 1:541-2. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of respiratory protective devices on development of antibody and occupational asthma to an acid anhydride
    Leslie C Grammer
    Division of Allergy Immunology and the Ernest S Bazley Asthma and Allergic Diseases Center, Department of Medicine of Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University, Chicago 60611, USA
    Chest 121:1317-22. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and onset of rhinitis and conjunctivitis in subjects with occupational asthma caused by trimellitic anhydride (TMA)
    Leslie C Grammer
    Division of Allergy Immunology, Ernest S Bazley Asthma and Allergic Diseases Center, Department of Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:1179-81. 2002
  4. pmc Obesity and asthma morbidity in a community-based adult cohort in a large urban area: the Chicago Initiative to Raise Asthma Health Equity (CHIRAH)
    Leslie C Grammer
    Division of Allergy Immunology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Asthma 47:491-5. 2010
  5. pmc Glandular mast cells with distinct phenotype are highly elevated in chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps
    Tetsuji Takabayashi
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 130:410-20.e5. 2012
  6. pmc Evidence for diminished levels of epithelial psoriasin and calprotectin in chronic rhinosinusitis
    David D Tieu
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill 60607, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 125:667-75. 2010
  7. pmc Atopic profile of patients failing medical therapy for chronic rhinosinusitis
    Bruce K Tan
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 1:88-94. 2011
  8. pmc Increased expression of factor XIII-A in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps
    Tetsuji Takabayashi
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 132:584-592.e4. 2013
  9. pmc Chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps is characterized by B-cell inflammation and EBV-induced protein 2 expression
    Kathryn E Hulse
    Division of Allergy Immunology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:1075-83, 1083.e1-7. 2013
  10. pmc Evidence for intranasal antinuclear autoantibodies in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps
    Bruce K Tan
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 128:1198-1206.e1. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Doxycycline or oral corticosteroids for nasal polyps
    Leslie C Grammer
    Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 1:541-2. 2013
    ..The patient population in this study was therefore at the severe end of the spectrum; results may not be generalizable to patients with milder disease...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of respiratory protective devices on development of antibody and occupational asthma to an acid anhydride
    Leslie C Grammer
    Division of Allergy Immunology and the Ernest S Bazley Asthma and Allergic Diseases Center, Department of Medicine of Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University, Chicago 60611, USA
    Chest 121:1317-22. 2002
    ..To determine whether the use of respiratory protective equipment would reduce the incidence of occupational asthma due to exposure to hexahydrophthalic anhydride (HHPA)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and onset of rhinitis and conjunctivitis in subjects with occupational asthma caused by trimellitic anhydride (TMA)
    Leslie C Grammer
    Division of Allergy Immunology, Ernest S Bazley Asthma and Allergic Diseases Center, Department of Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:1179-81. 2002
    ..In summary, symptoms of rhinitis and conjunctivitis are common in subjects with occupational asthma because of TMA and often precede the respiratory symptoms...
  4. pmc Obesity and asthma morbidity in a community-based adult cohort in a large urban area: the Chicago Initiative to Raise Asthma Health Equity (CHIRAH)
    Leslie C Grammer
    Division of Allergy Immunology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Asthma 47:491-5. 2010
    ....
  5. pmc Glandular mast cells with distinct phenotype are highly elevated in chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps
    Tetsuji Takabayashi
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 130:410-20.e5. 2012
    ..Although chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) with nasal polyps (CRSwNP) is characterized by T(H)2 inflammation, the role of mast cells is poorly understood...
  6. pmc Evidence for diminished levels of epithelial psoriasin and calprotectin in chronic rhinosinusitis
    David D Tieu
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill 60607, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 125:667-75. 2010
    ..Decreased epithelial expression of mRNA for S100A7 (psoriasin) and S100A8/A9 (calprotectin) has been reported in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS)...
  7. pmc Atopic profile of patients failing medical therapy for chronic rhinosinusitis
    Bruce K Tan
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 1:88-94. 2011
    ..The objective of this research was to analyze the frequency and distribution of allergen sensitivity in patients failing medical therapy for CRSwNP and CRSsNP in comparison to rhinitis patients without CRS and the general population...
  8. pmc Increased expression of factor XIII-A in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps
    Tetsuji Takabayashi
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 132:584-592.e4. 2013
    ..Although the coagulation cascade plays a critical role in fibrin clot formation at extravascular sites, the expression and role of coagulation factors in NP remain unclear...
  9. pmc Chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps is characterized by B-cell inflammation and EBV-induced protein 2 expression
    Kathryn E Hulse
    Division of Allergy Immunology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:1075-83, 1083.e1-7. 2013
    ..Despite the high prevalence and morbidity of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS), little is known about the mechanisms that underlie its pathogenesis. Recent studies have suggested that B cells might play an important role in CRS...
  10. pmc Evidence for intranasal antinuclear autoantibodies in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps
    Bruce K Tan
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 128:1198-1206.e1. 2011
    ..Because high levels of BAFF are associated with autoimmune diseases, we assessed for evidence of autoimmunity in patients with CRS...
  11. pmc Thymic stromal lymphopoietin activity is increased in nasal polyps of patients with chronic rhinosinusitis
    Deepti R Nagarkar
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 132:593-600.e12. 2013
    ..Although increased TSLP mRNA levels have been found in nasal polyps (NPs), expression of TSLP protein and its function in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) have not been fully explored...
  12. pmc Incidence and associated premorbid diagnoses of patients with chronic rhinosinusitis
    Bruce K Tan
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:1350-60. 2013
    ..Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is a prevalent condition with underexplored risk factors...
  13. pmc Increased expression of CC chemokine ligand 18 in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps
    Sarah Peterson
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 129:119-27.e1-9. 2012
    ..CCL18 is thought to be involved in T(H)2-related inflammatory diseases, including asthma and atopic dermatitis...
  14. pmc Association between severity of asthma and degree of chronic rhinosinusitis
    David C Lin
    Medical School class, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 25:205-8. 2011
    ..There is a clinical association between asthma and chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS). This study was designed to determine whether severity of coexistent asthma affects the clinical presentation of CRS...
  15. pmc Characterization of specific antibody deficiency in adults with medically refractory chronic rhinosinusitis
    Tara F Carr
    Division of Allergy Immunology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 25:241-4. 2011
    ..There is limited literature assessing specific antibody deficiency in chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS). This study evaluated the role of specific antibody deficiency in patients with CRS who have failed medical therapy...
  16. pmc Excessive fibrin deposition in nasal polyps caused by fibrinolytic impairment through reduction of tissue plasminogen activator expression
    Tetsuji Takabayashi
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:49-57. 2013
    ..Nasal polyps (NPs) are characterized by intense edema or formation of pseudocysts filled with plasma proteins, mainly albumin. However, the mechanisms underlying NP retention of plasma proteins in their submucosa remain unclear...
  17. ncbi request reprint Superantigens and chronic rhinosinusitis II: analysis of T-cell receptor V beta domains in nasal polyps
    David B Conley
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Rhinol 20:451-5. 2006
    ..The net effect is skewing from the normal Vbeta-profile by oligoclonal expansion of specific domains. This study will assess polyp tissue for evidence of an SAg response in CRS with nasal polyps (CRSwNP)...
  18. pmc Increased expression of the chemokine CCL23 in eosinophilic chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps
    Julie A Poposki
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 128:73-81.e4. 2011
    ..The pathogenesis of CRS remains controversial, but it has been associated with the accumulation of various immune and inflammatory cells in sinus tissue...
  19. pmc Epithelial genes in chronic rhinosinusitis with and without nasal polyps
    Sara L Richer
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Rhinol 22:228-34. 2008
    ..This study examines the expression of key epithelial genes implicated in the pathogenesis of other inflammatory disorders for their role in chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS)...
  20. pmc Relationships between severity of chronic rhinosinusitis and nasal polyposis, asthma, and atopy
    Aaron N Pearlman
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 23:145-8. 2009
    ..We sought to elucidate the relationship among these entities...
  21. pmc Perspectives on the etiology of chronic rhinosinusitis: an immune barrier hypothesis
    Robert C Kern
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Rhinol 22:549-59. 2008
    ....
  22. pmc Superantigens and chronic rhinosinusitis: skewing of T-cell receptor V beta-distributions in polyp-derived CD4+ and CD8+ T cells
    David B Conley
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Rhinol 20:534-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the pattern of V beta-expression in polyp-derived lymphocytes from CRSwNP patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcal exotoxins and nasal polyposis: analysis of systemic and local responses
    Anju Tripathi
    Division of Allergy Immunology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Rhinol 19:327-33. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to correlate SAg activity as inferred by staphylococcal-specific T-cell receptor (TCR) V-beta expansion in the polyp and blood of CRS/NP patients with staphylococcal-specific anti-IgE antibodies in the serum...
  24. doi request reprint Ethnic disparities in asthma morbidity in Chicago
    Arthur T Evans
    Collaborative Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Cook County Stroger Hospital and Rush Medical College, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Asthma 46:448-54. 2009
    ..The role of ethnicity and socioeconomic status in explaining variations in asthma morbidity is unclear...
  25. ncbi request reprint Superantigens and chronic rhinosinusitis: detection of staphylococcal exotoxins in nasal polyps
    Kristin A Seiberling
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North St Clair, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:1580-5. 2005
    ..The objective of the study was to analyze mucus and polyp tissue samples from patients with CRSwNP for the presence of staphylococcal exotoxins...
  26. pmc Differential enzymatic activity of common haplotypic versions of the human acidic Mammalian chitinase protein
    Max A Seibold
    Department of Medicine, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Biol Chem 284:19650-8. 2009
    ..The structural, kinetic, and genetic data regarding the AMCase isoforms are consistent with the Th2-priming effects of environmental chitin and a role for AMCase in negatively regulating this stimulus...
  27. pmc Chronic rhinosinusitis in the setting of other chronic inflammatory diseases
    Rakesh K Chandra
    Northwestern Sinus and Allergy Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Otolaryngol 32:388-91. 2011
    ..These findings were compared with data in patients with asthma. Patients with hypertension were also used as a reference group to estimate the incidence of CRS in a group with regular medical follow-up...
  28. ncbi request reprint Aeroallergen hypersensitivity: comparing patients with nasal polyps to those with allergic rhinitis
    Janine A Van Lancker
    Division of Allergy Immunology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North St Clair, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 26:109-12. 2005
    ..The NP and AR groups were similar in prevalence of reactivity to seasonal allergens, but the NP patients in our population actually were less likely to be sensitized to perennial allergens than individuals with AR...
  29. pmc Evidence of a role for B cell-activating factor of the TNF family in the pathogenesis of chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps
    Atsushi Kato
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:1385-92, 1392.e1-2. 2008
    ..Nasal polyps contain large quantities of B lymphocytes and immunoglobulin as well as eosinophils...
  30. pmc Epithelium, inflammation, and immunity in the upper airways of humans: studies in chronic rhinosinusitis
    Robert P Schleimer
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Division of Allergy Immunology, 240 E Huron, McGaw M318, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 6:288-94. 2009
    ..In particular, we discuss the evidence that epithelial cell responses are altered in CRS, including those relevant to regulation of dendritic cells, T cells, B cells, and barrier function...
  31. ncbi request reprint Chronic sinusitis with nasal polyps: staphylococcal exotoxin immunoglobulin E and cellular inflammation
    David B Conley
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Rhinol 18:273-8. 2004
    ..This study is designed to begin the assessment of the hypothesis that a similar mechanism takes place in CS/NP...
  32. pmc Evidence for altered activity of the IL-6 pathway in chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps
    Anju T Peters
    Division of Allergy Immunology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 125:397-403.e10. 2010
    ..Both the IL-6 receptor (IL-6R) and gp130 can be found in soluble forms that regulate the pathway...
  33. ncbi request reprint Immunoglobulin E to staphylococcal and streptococcal toxins in patients with chronic sinusitis/nasal polyposis
    Anju Tripathi
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North St Clair, Suite 15 200, Chicago, IL 60611, U S A
    Laryngoscope 114:1822-6. 2004
    ..Staphylococcal and streptococcal toxins have superantigen activity and have been implicated in inflammatory conditions such as atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, and asthma...
  34. ncbi request reprint Chronic rhinosinusitis and age: is the pathogenesis different?
    Mahboobeh Mahdavinia
    Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy Immunology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 11:1029-40. 2013
    ..Adenoids may play a role in pediatric, but not adult CRS. Immunodeficiencies and asthma are strongly associated with CRS in all age groups. There is a paucity of data on pathophysiology of disease on elderly CRS. ..
  35. pmc Blockade of peanut allergy with a novel Ara h 2-Fcγ fusion protein in mice
    Yu Liu
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:213-21.e1-5. 2013
    ..Conventional immunotherapy for peanut allergy using crude peanut extracts is not recommended because of the unacceptably high risk of anaphylaxis. Allergen-specific immunotherapy is not currently undertaken for peanut allergy...
  36. doi request reprint Insurance status and asthma-related health care utilization in patients with severe asthma
    Anju T Peters
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 100:301-7. 2008
    ..Medicaid insurance has been associated with worse asthma outcomes, but the degree to which demographic factors contribute to this relationship has not been well explored...
  37. doi request reprint Chapter 1: an overview of allergens
    Rachna Shah
    Division of Allergy Immunology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 33:S2-5. 2012
    ..Dog allergen, particularly Can f 1, is present in dander, saliva, urine, and serum. There are allergens specific to dog breeds, but all breeds produce allergenic proteins (even poodles and "hairless" dogs)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of obstructive airways disease in the disadvantaged elderly of Chicago
    Aarti Malik
    Division of Allergy lmmunology, Ernest S Bazley Asthma and Allergic Diseases Center, Department of Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 25:169-73. 2004
    ..The majority did not take their medications regularly. Another 33 (9%) individuals had symptoms compatible with OAD that had not been diagnosed or treated...
  39. ncbi request reprint Asthma, surgery, and general anesthesia: a review
    Jyothi Tirumalasetty
    Division of Allergy Immunology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Asthma 43:251-4. 2006
    ..Preoperative systemic corticosteroids may be used safely in the majority of patients to decrease asthma-related morbidity...
  40. ncbi request reprint Specific inflammatory cell types and disease severity as predictors of postsurgical outcomes in patients with chronic sinusitis
    Jacqueline V Moran
    Division of Allergy Immunology, Ernest S Bazley Asthma and Allergic Diseases Center, Department of Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 24:431-6. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that patients with less severe disease may be less likely to benefit from sinus surgery...
  41. pmc Substance P downregulates expression of the high affinity IgE receptor (FcepsilonRI) by human mast cells
    Christine McCary
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Allergy Immunology Division, 240 E Huron McGaw M 327, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Neuroimmunol 220:17-24. 2010
    ..Sensitization of MC with IgE prior to SP exposure protected MC from SP-mediated FcepsilonRI downregulation. SP release may inhibit MC responses to allergens and these results may have implications in neuroinflammatiion and stress...
  42. ncbi request reprint A 6-item brief measure for assessing perceived control of asthma in culturally diverse patients
    Chih Hung Chang
    Buehler Center on Aging and Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 99:130-5. 2007
    ..A concise yet accurate measurement tool is needed for use in research and practice in asthma self-management perceptions across culturally diverse patient populations...
  43. doi request reprint Improving asthma care for the elderly: a randomized controlled trial using a simple telephone intervention
    Roopen R Patel
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Asthma 46:30-5. 2009
    ..Several studies suggest that asthma is undertreated in the elderly population...
  44. doi request reprint Pulmonary disorders, including vocal cord dysfunction
    Paul A Greenberger
    Division of Allergy Immunology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 125:S248-54. 2010
    ....
  45. pmc The impact of health literacy and socioeconomic status on asthma disparities
    Laura M Curtis
    Health Literacy and Learning Program, Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Asthma 49:178-83. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the independent contributions of SES and health literacy in explaining asthma disparities...
  46. ncbi request reprint Coping with asthma in immigrant Hispanic families: a focus group study
    Giselle Mosnaim
    Department of Immunology and Microbiology, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:477-83. 2006
    ..Furthermore, such knowledge is necessary to develop culturally appropriate interventions for these families...
  47. ncbi request reprint Low incidence of complications in asthmatic patients treated with preoperative corticosteroids
    Fannie W Su
    Division ofAllergy lmmunology, Ernest S Bazley Asthma and Allergic Diseases Center, Department of Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 N St Clair Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 25:327-33. 2004
    ..We conclude that asthmatic patients who are treated with corticosteroids before undergoing surgery have a low incidence of complications...
  48. doi request reprint Chapter 17: Occupational immunologic lung disease
    Bradley R Sabin
    Division of Allergy Immunology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 33:S58-60. 2012
    ..The acute, subacute, and early chronic form is characterized by a CD4(+) T(H)1 and CD8(+) lymphocyte alveolitis. Classically, the bronchoalveolar lavage will show a CD4/CD8 ratio of <1...
  49. pmc An african-specific functional polymorphism in KCNMB1 shows sex-specific association with asthma severity
    Max A Seibold
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 2911, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 17:2681-90. 2008
    ..Female asthmatics may be insulated from the deleterious effects of the 818T allele by estrogen-mediated upregulation in BK channel activity...
  50. ncbi request reprint Occupational immunologic lung disease
    Anne C Miranowski
    Northwestern University, Department of Medicine, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 25:S36-7. 2004
  51. doi request reprint Chapter 15: Lessons learned from clinical trials of asthma
    Bradley R Sabin
    Division of Allergy Immunology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 33:S51-4. 2012
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Management of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis: a review and update
    Mahboobeh Mahdavinia
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ther Adv Respir Dis 6:173-87. 2012
    ..All selected articles were reviewed with a focus on findings of articles published from December 2006 to December 2011. The relevant findings are summarized in this paper...
  53. ncbi request reprint Administration of allergen vaccines
    Priyanka Gupta
    Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin Allergy Immunol 18:481-93. 2004
  54. ncbi request reprint Preparation of benzylpenicilloyl-polylysine: a preliminary study
    Preeti Vemuri
    Division of Allergy Immunology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 25:165-8. 2004
    ..Our benzylpenicilloyl-polylysine production methodology could prove useful to those who do not have access to PrePen or another similar reagent...
  55. ncbi request reprint Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
    Rachel E Story
    Northwestern University, Department of Medicine, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 25:S40-1. 2004
  56. ncbi request reprint An overview of allergens
    Aaron T Donnell
    Northwestern University, Department of Medicine, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 25:S2-4. 2004
  57. ncbi request reprint A current review of idiopathic anaphylaxis
    Keith Lenchner
    Division of Allergy Immunology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 3:305-11. 2003
    ..To ensure that more patients benefit from proper care, the medical community needs to be better informed of this rare disease...
  58. ncbi request reprint Novel immunologic therapies
    Leslie C Grammer
    Division of Allergy Immunology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 23:385-9. 2002
    ..Novel therapies for treating allergic inflammation are of two general types. In one senario, a key factor in the allergic cascade is blocked. The other possibility is to modify current immunotherapy administration...
  59. pmc Neuropeptides activate human mast cell degranulation and chemokine production
    Marianna Kulka
    National Research Council Canada, Room 432, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PE, Canada
    Immunology 123:398-410. 2008
    ..These results are likely to have direct relevance to neuronally induced inflammatory diseases...