About Us

The Section of Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine integrates state-of-the-art clinical care in immunologic, allergic and rheumatologic diseases with cutting-edge research into the underlying immune-mediated mechanisms.

  • Specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of adult and pediatric patients with allergy, asthma and primary or secondary immune dysfunction.
  • Treats children with deficient and/or excessive immune systems, specializing in immunodeficiency disorders, food allergy, and immune based therapies.
  • Provides ACGME-accredited fellowship program.
  • Maintains research programs relating to immune disease.

Pediatric Rheumatology Service

  • Specializes in the diagnosis and treatment for pediatric patients with rheumatic diseases.
  • Treats diseases such as juvenile arthritis, JDMS, SLE, Sjögren's syndrome, scleroderma, Kawasaki disease, systemic vasculitides, acute rheumatic fever, pain amplification syndromes, skeletal abnormalities, and auto-inflammatory disorders.
  • Provides ACGME-accredited fellowship program.
  • Maintains clinical and basic science research in pediatric rheumatology.

Learn more about the Section of Pediatric Rheumatology.

Center for Human Immunobiology

  • Provides a basic clinical and translational research center relating to the human immune system and immune mediated diseases.
  • Offers a state-of-the-art research facility and equipment for investigation of human immunity.
  • Maintains a vibrant scientific faculty with training opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, medical trainees, and post-doctoral fellow training opportunities, including a journal club.
  • Includes a research seminar series covering topics in human immunobiology.

Learn more about the Center for Human Immunobiology.