Positions

Director / Professor
Medicine
Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US

Education

Research Fellowship at Mayo Clinic
Research fellowship in Professor Gerald Gleich's laboratory in Immunology- first to demonstrate a role of IL-5 in severe human asthma, and identify severe neutrophilic human asthma as a new phenotype
Clinical Fellowship at National Jewish Health
Clinical Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology
Residency at University of Maryland Medical Center

Certifications

Diplomate, American Board of Allergy and Immunology
American Board of Allergy and Immunology

Honors & Awards

Nancy Chang Endowed Chair
Federal funding and evaluation of research
Conducted NIH-funded research and evaluated proposals sent to NIH on molecular mechanisms of airway inflammation
Chair, Executive Committee for Website Design and Website Management
Initiated, designed and managed the website for International Eosinophil Society

Funding

Role of Cytosolic DNA-Multiprotein Interactome in Allergic Airway Inflammation
- #NHLBI 1RO1 HL14547
Grant funding from National Institutes of Health, NHLBI
These studies will examine the molecular mechanisms by which cytosolic DNA is produced and stimulates development of a DNA-protein interactome in the lungs and examine the effect of targeting components of this interactome on allergic lung inflammation.

Skills

Allergy and Immunology
Played a crucial role in developing a new Allergy-Immunology clinic at Baylor's McNair campus. Now the clinic is providing care for patients with asthma, allergic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis, allergy to medications, chronic urticaria and angioedema, immunodeficiency disorders and other allergic-immunologic conditions.