Dr. Oettgenis the Children's Hospital Professor of Pediatric Immunology at the Harvard Medical School and Associate Chief of the Division of Immunology at Boston Children's Hospital. He combines clinical practice with basic research on immune mechanisms in allergic diseases.
Dr. Gehais the James L. Gamble Professor of Pediatric Immunology at the Harvard Medical School and Chief of the Division of Immunology at Boston Children's Hospital. He combines clinical practice with research on basic mechanisms of immunity and allergy.
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Easily refer to appendices that list common food allergies and autoantibodies in autoimmune diseases. Apply the newest diagnostic tests available?for asthma, upper respiratory allergy, and more?and know their benefits and contraindications.
Treat the allergy at its source rather than the resulting reactions through an understanding of the immune mechanisms underlying allergic diseases.
Get coverage of new research that affects methods of patient treatment and discusses potential reasons for increased allergies in some individuals.
Better manage potential anaphylaxis cases through analysis of contributing facts and progression of allergic disease.
Effectively control asthma and monitor its progression using the new step-by-step approach.
Eliminate difficulty in prescribing antibiotics thanks to coverage of drug allergies and cross-reactivity.