William J. Yount, MD

William J. Yount, MD

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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