The Illinois Society of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
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Fellow Research Award Winner: Scott Feldman, MD, PhD

Scott Feldman, MD, PhD did his undergraduate studies at the University of Florida.  He then moved to Chicago for his MD/PhD training at UIC. He worked with Amy Kenter for his research, studying the mechanism of class switch recombination in B cells.  He then did his internal medicine residency at Mount Sinai hospital in New York City before moving back to Chicago for his fellowship at Northwestern.  He served as chief fellow this past year, and will be moving to Philadelphia after fellowship for a clinician educator position at the University of Pennsylvania.  For his research, he worked with Katie Hulse on B cell activation in chronic rhinosinusitis and nasal polyposis.  

Related publications:

Feldman, S, Kasjanski, R, Poposki, J., Hernandez D, Chen, J, Norton, J, Suh, L, Cater, R, Stevens, W, Peters A, Kern, R, Conley, D, Tan B, Shintani-Smith, S, Welch, K, Grammer, L, Harris, K, Kato, A. Schleimber, R, Hulase, K.Chronic airway inflammation provides a unique environment for B cell activation and antibody production. Clinical and Experimental Allergy epub ahead of print : 1-10,2016.

Feldman, S17 year-old asthmatic male with eosinophilic granulomatous ployangiitis and allergic fungal rhinosinusitis treated with omalizumab. American College of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology Annual Meeting : 2016.