Allergen Structure and Function
Research aimed to understand the allergic process in enough detail to be able to prevent the development or effectively ameliorate allergic responses that lead
to asthma and other allergic diseases.
Bronchiolitis and Asthma
Research on the role of RSV and other respiratory infections in the development
of bronchiolitis and asthma.
Ongoing Clinical Trials at UTMB Children's
and volunteer opportunities.
Lung Inflammation and Trauma
Research aimed at understanding the immunology
and cell biology of lung inflammation associated
with respiratory distress secondary to trauma
Research on Canavan disease and PKU.
Research on meditation programs as an adjunct to traditional medicine.
Research aimed at understanding the contribution of viruses, bacteria and their complex interactions to the pathogenesis and clinical course of Acute Otitis Media.
Research on the epidemiology of SIDS and congenital malformations.
Research on gentle ventilation of preterm infants.
Vaccines and Other Prevention Strategies
Research focused on developing new vaccines, creating effective topical microbicides, and fostering attitudes and developing systems that promote the timely delivery and use of these methods.