Research and Clinical Trials
The Division is actively involved in basic science (laboratory), clinical and translational research.
Basic science research is conducted on the campus of the University of California, San Diego in the labs of Drs. Aceves, Horner and Hoffman, whose work has been published in major journals, including the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Gastroenterology, The Lancet, The New England Journal of Medicine, Immunology, and the Journal of Experimental Medicine.
Active Clinical Trials
Peanut Immunotherapy Research Study (Click here for information.)
Seema Aceves, M.D., Ph.D., received funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the pathophysiology of eosinophilic esophagitis. For more on her research, visit http://aceveslab.ucsd.edu.
Harold Hoffman, M.D., received NIH funding to study the role of cyropyrin, a molecule he discovered, in various inflammatory states. He is also actively involved in gene discovery of rare diseases.
Anthony Horner, M.D., studies the early events in the ontogeny of the allergic state.
Stephanie Leonard, M.D., conducts clinical trials for the prevention and treatment of food allergies.
For detailed information on research activities of our team members, visit the UC San Diego Department of Pediatrics website.
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