2017 Research Annual Report
Allergy and Immunology

Allergy and Immunology

Featured Research

Identification of Cadherin-26, Its Involvement in Allergic Inflammation, and Development of a Potential Therapeutic Cadherin-26 (CDH26) is the only member of the cadherin family significantly upregulated in human allergic gastrointestinal tissue in both eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) and eosinophilic gastritis (EG), which may make this protein a novel tool to exploit for developing better treatments for eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders.

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Division Summary

Research and Training Details
Faculty 15
Joint Appointment Faculty 2
Research Fellows and Post Docs 9
Research Graduate Students 8
Total Annual Grant Award Dollars $5,962,281
Total Annual Industry Award Dollars $1,439,381
Clinical Activities and Training
Clinical Fellows 6
Inpatient Encounters 328
Outpatient Encounters 7,702