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Asthma Management in the Era of Targeted Therapy: Using Phenotype and Biomarkers to Individualize Management

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  • Leonard B. Bacharier, MD

    Robert C. Strunk Endowed Chair for Lung and Respiratory Research
    Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
    Clinical Director, Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, & Pulmonary Medicine
    Unit Co-Leader, Patient Oriented Research Unit
    St. Louis, MO

    Leonard B. Bacharier, MD is the Robert C. Strunk Endowed Chair for Lung and Respiratory Research, Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, and Clinical Director of the Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonary Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, MO. His research focuses on childhood asthma and he is an investigator for several National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded asthma programs, including AsthmaNet, the Inner City Asthma Consortium, and PrecISE.

    Dr. Bacharier is currently investigating the role of early infection with respiratory syncytial virus upon the subsequent development of asthma. He serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, as a member of the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) Science Committee, and as Chair of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology.

  • Wanda Phipatanakul, MD, MS

    Professor of Pediatrics
    Harvard Medical School
    Director, Asthma Clinical Research Center
    Boston Children's Hospital
    Boston, MA

    Wanda Phipatanakul, MD, MS is Director of the Asthma Clinical Research Center at Boston Children’s Hospital and Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. She has dedicated her career to reducing and preventing asthma and allergic diseases.

    Originally from St. Louis, she earned her medical degree from Loma Linda University and completed her residency in pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles in 1997. After a fellowship in immunology at Johns Hopkins University, she joined the faculty in the Division of Immunology and Allergy at Boston Children’s and Harvard Medical School, where she has remained for the past 19 years.

    Dr. Phipatanakul has built a deep network of community relationships and conducts both school- and home-based asthma studies in children. She has also had continuous National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for nearly 20 years. She leads the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) School Inner-City Asthma Intervention Study and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Environment Assessment of Sleep in Youth. She is the overall Principal Investigator for an NIAID-funded, nationwide, multicenter asthma-prevention study evaluating omalizumab (anti-IgE) in preventing the atopic march and asthma.

    Most recently, Dr. Phipatanakul was awarded an NIAID U01 evaluating whether patients carrying an IL4RαR576 gene variant will have a greater response to dupilumab. She leads her Center as Pediatric PI in multiple NHLBI asthma and prevention networks, including Precise, and has authored more than 220 publications in scientific journals, including JAMA and the New England Journal of Medicine. She is passionate about successfully mentoring the next generation of investigators, serving the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology (ABAI) in support of her specialty, and serving as a role model to others balancing work and family.

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