Fasano Elected to AAAAI Leadership

Mary Beth Fasano, MD, MSPH, Clinical Professor in Immunology and of Pediatrics, has been elected Secretary-Treasurer of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI). This is the first role she will fill in the professional organization’s board of directors. Then, in March 2020, Dr. Fasano will assume the role of President of the […]

Fasano Receives Special Recognition

Dr. Mary Beth Fasano, Clinical Professor of Immunology and of Pediatrics and the Director of the Allergy and Immunology Fellowship Program, has been recognized by the subspecialty’s national organization for her work. The Board of Directors of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) has announced its 2017 Honorary Award recipients. The AAAAI’s […]

Milestones and Innovation

This time of year is significant as we welcome new trainees and faculty. Because so many begin their time with us in July each year, many also celebrate milestones this month. Of particular note are four faculty members who have dedicated their careers to the Department, the College, and the University. Dr. François Abboud marks […]

Fasano and team work to expand and refine screening for newborn immune disorder

Though symptomless at birth, infants with severe combined immunodeficiency disorder (SCID) are at high risk for developing infections that they are unable to fight off, often leading to death before the age of two. Fortunately, the genetic disorder is treatable by hematopoietic stem cell transplantation if it is diagnosed early enough, and Dr. Mary Beth […]