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Section of Immunology, Allergy, Rheumatology, Inflammation - Dept of Medicine

Houston, Texas

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Immunology Allergy and Rheumatology
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Frank M. Orson, M.D.

Frank Orson, M.D.

Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology

Office Contact Information

One Baylor Plaza, VAMC 151B
Houston, Texas 77030
Phone: 713-794-7960
Fax: 713-794-4012

M.D. Degree

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas


National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland

Area of Interest

Atopy, asthma, immunoregulation, substance abuse vaccines

Recent Publications

  • Orson, F. M., B. M. Kinsey, R. A. K. Singh, Y. Wu, T. Gardner, and T. R. Kosten. 2008. Substance Abuse Vaccines. Ann NY Acad Sci, 1141:257-269.
  • Orson, F. M., B. M. Kinsey, R. A. K. Singh, Y. Wu, and T. R. Kosten. 2009. Vaccines Against Addictive Substances: Cocaine. Human Vaccines 5: 194-199.
  • Gao, Y., F. M. Orson, B. Kinsey, T. Kosten, S. Brimijoin. 2010. The Concept of Pharmacologic Cocaine Interception as a Treatment for Drug Abuse. Chem Biol Interact 187:421-424.
  • Kinsey, B. M, T. R. Kosten, F. M. Orson. 2010. Active immunotherapy for the treatment of cocaine dependence. Drugs of the Future 35:301-306.
  • Kinsey BM, Kosten TR, Orson FM. 2010. Anti-cocaine vaccine development. Expert Rev Vaccines. 9:1109-1114. PubMed PMID: 20822352; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2936703.
  • Orson, F. M., M. R. Biscone, B. M. Kinsey, and T. R. Kosten. 2010. Vaccines. In Lowinson & Ruiz’s Substance Abuse: A Comprehensive Textbook, 5th Ed.

Additional publications can be found by searching PubMed.

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