First Year Allergy & Immunology Fellows Receive Recognition

Two of the first year Allergy & Immunology fellows received recognition for their outstanding abstracts at the 2015 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) annual meeting in Houston, TX in February.

Alalia Berry, MD, presented an oral abstract entitled “Human Rhinovirus Species Induce Differential Antiviral and Inflammatory Responses in Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells”. Her abstract was selected for the Asthma Diagnosis and Treatment (ADT) Interest Section Outstanding Abstract Award. Dr. Berry’s primary research mentor is Daniel Jackson, MD.

Ann Esquivel, MD, presented an abstract from the Inner City Asthma Consortium (ICAC) entitled “Rhinovirus Species and Asthma Exacerbation in Inner City Children. Her abstract was selected for the Featured Poster Session – Best of ADT. Dr. Esquivel’s primary research mentor is James Gern, MD.