“The whole mucosal immune system is so fascinating. It has to operate in an environment of extremes.”
Pediatric Milk Allergy: To study the frequency and phenotype of milk allergen-specific T cells in cohorts with different disease manifestations
Since their finding of ‘monomeric IgE effects’ on mast cell survival in 2001, Dr. Kawakami and associates have shown that
Toshiaki Kawakami, M.D., Ph.D., and his team study allergic diseases such as asthma, allergic rhinitis, food allergy, and atopic dermatitis.
LA JOLLA, CA—Almost eight percent of children under three years old and four percent of adults suffer food allergies, which
Dr. Kawakami has been with LJI since 1990, joining originally as an Assistant and then Associate Professor in the Biochemistry.