Section of Pediatric Immunology, Allergy and Retrovirology

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Section Overview

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

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Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

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  • 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 an ACGME-accredited fellowship program.
  • Maintains research programs relating to allergy and immunology.

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Pediatric Retrovirology

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  • Provides comprehensive primary and specialty medical care and social services to HIV-infected infants, children and adolescents, and prevention services to at-risk individuals.
  • Provides Travel Clinic Services and International Adoption Consultation at Texas Children's Hospital Clinical Care Center.
  • Participates in the education of U.S. and foreign health professionals and in clinical research in HIV/ AIDS treatment and prevention.
  • Operates the Houston HIV center of Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI).

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