William J. Yount, MD

William J. Yount, MD

Reeves Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology

Allergy and Immunology Clinic, 6013 Farrington Road
Suite 301
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
919 962-4824 (Option 2)

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Specialty Areas:  allergy and immunology, rheumatology

Chronology:  BS University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 1957; MD: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 1960; Resident and Fellow:  Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University 1960-1963.  Surgeon, United States Public Health Service 1962-1967.  Assistant Professor and Associate Physician: Rockefeller University 1965- 1970.  Chief and Founder Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Immunopathology Laboratory and Clinical Immunology Laboratory and Associate Professor of Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology 1970-1973.  Professor: 1973-2006.  Reeves Distinguished Professor: 2006-present. 

Description of research and clinical interests:  allergy and immunology (allergic rhinitis, asthma, urticarial, food allergy), immunodeficiency, arthritis and allied conditions. 

Selected Bibliography:  (derived from 150 publications and abstracts).

Ross GD, Yount WJ, Walport MJ, Winfield JB, Parker CJ, Fuller CR, Taylor RP, Myones BL, Lachmann PJ. Disease-associated loss of erythrocyte complement receptors (CR1, C3b receptors) in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and other diseases involving autoantibodies and/or complement activation. J Immunol. 1985:135: 2005-14.

Yount WJ, Seligmann M, Hong R, Good R, Kunkel HG Imbalances of gamma globulin subgroups and gene defects in patients with primary hypogammaglobulinemia. J Clin Invest. 1970:49:1957

Yount, WJ, Dorner, MM, Kunkel HG and Kabat, EA Studies on Human Antibodies: VI Selective Variations in Subgroup Composition and Genetic Markers* J. Exp. Med. 1968:127 633-646.

Yount WJ,  Fuller, CR  and Simmons JG. Distribution of IgG subclasses in human B lymphocytes: evidence for dual expression of subclasses in surface and cytoplasmic IgG in minor B lymphocyte subpopulations.  J. Immunol. 1980:124: 431-436

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