Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology
About Our Research
Research efforts within the Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology division include projects involving: environmental exposures to pollutants and their impact on airway disease, asthma, eosinophilic esophagitis, environmental allergy, food allergy, primary ciliary dyskinesia, primary immune deficiency, vaping and e-cigarette use, auto inflammatory syndromes, and many more.
Our faculty collaborates in these projects with colleagues across campus, including researchers working throughout the School of Medicine, the Marsico Lung Institute, the Gillings School of Global Public, the Thurston Arthritis Research Center, and the Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma and Lung Biology.
Ongoing Clinical Trials and Studies
- ORBEX Trial for the Prevention of Asthma
- Bleach vs. Bubbles: Assessing the Impact of the Bathroom Environment on Eczema
- Safety and Efficacy Study of Viaskin Peanut in Peanut-allergic Young Children 1-3 Years of Age (EPITOPE)
- In-vivo effects of E-cigarette aerosol
- Benralizumab in the Treatment of Eosinophilic Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis (EGPA)
- CARRA Registry
- Omalizumab as Monotherapy and as Adjunct Therapy to Multi-Allergen OIT in Food Allergic Participants (Outmatch)
- House Dust Mite Study
- UNC Asthma Registry for Kids
- Limit JIA