to the Division of Asthma, Allergy & Immunology

UVA’s Division of Asthma, Allergy & Immunology, led by Thomas A.E. Platts-Mills, MD, PhDis making discoveries and conducting cutting-edge research in areas such as immune deficiency, peanut allergy, the role of rhinovirus in asthma, the epidemiology of asthma, and tick-associated delayed anaphylaxis to red meat.

Faculty members offer comprehensive medical care for the asthma-related and allergic conditions that have reached epidemic proportions in recent years.* These include seasonal, food, drug, and chemical allergies, as well as respiratory, skin, and immunologic conditions. Along with general allergy clinics, the division offers sub-specialty clinics, including one for immune deficiency.

Your gift will help support the division’s vital clinical, educational and research missions.

For more information on supporting the Division of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology, contact the UVA Health System Development Office at 800-297-0102, or 434-982-1929.

* Thomas Platts-Mills (2015): “The Allergy Epidemics: 1870-2010” (Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology 136:3-13)

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Allergy’s Larry Borish, MD, conducts research on the molecular genetics of allergic disease and asthma.

Allergy fellows Anna Smith (far left) and Thamiris Palacios (far right), with faculty members Tim Kyin and Monica Lawrence, at Allergy’s annual Swineford Conference (April 2016).