Fellowship - Allergy and Immunology (Pediatrics)

Research Opportunities

Division Chief

division chief arye rubinstein Arye Rubinstein M.D., Ph.D.  

Professor of Pediatrics, Microbiology and Immunology

Chief of the Division of Allergy and Immunology

Director of the overall Training Program in Allergy and Immunology including the Pediatric/Internal Medicine and the Internal Medicine Track

Attending in Medicine


Contact Us

Marcy Sedlacek, Ph.D., MPA  

Montefiore Medical Center 
Department of Pediatrics-Allergy and Immunology 
1525 Blondell Ave
2nd Floor, Suite 101
Bronx, NY 10461

Phone: 718.405.8530 
Fax: 718.405.8532 


All fellows are encouraged to participate in some meaningful scholarly activity. Depending on their interest, experience and abilities, this can be laboratory-based research, clinical research or combined research. Fellows have the opportunity to pick their own research subjects. They can work with Allergy Division faculty members or with anyone else in the Montefiore/AECOM system. Current research projects/interests:

  1. Intravenous gammaglobulin for immunodeficiencies and autoimmune disorders (Drs. Rubinstein, Bernstein, Shliozberg)
  2. Subcutaneous gammaglobulin with/without Hyuloronidas (Drs. Rubinstein, Bernstein, Shliozberg)
  3. Clinical trials for angioedema (Dr. Rubinstein)
  4. Enzyme replacement therapy to immunedeficiency (Dr. Rubinstein)
  5. Immune and autoimmune manifestationsk in immunodeficiencies and infectious disorder (Drs. Rubinstein, Bernstein, Shliozberg)
  6. Monoclonal antibody and cytokine therapies for immune, autoimmune and neoplastic diseases (Dr. Rubinstein)
  7. XOLAIR treatment for chronic urticaria and asthma ((Drs. Rubinstein, Bernstein, Shliozberg)
  8. Drug and NSAID allergy. (Drs. Jerschow and Bernstein)
  9. Food Allergy Evaluation-Food allergy Center (Drs. Shliozberg and Bernstein)
  10. Role of food and non-food ingestants in the etiology of eosinophilic esophagitis (Drs. Rosenstreich and Rubinstein)
  11. Role of environmental contaminants like mercury and plastics in the promotion of allergy. (Dr. Rosenstreich)
  12. Industry-sponsored trials of new drugs. (Drs. Rubinstein, Bernstein, Shliozberg and Hudes)
  13. Intensive allergen elimination in the management of chronic urticaria. (Drs. Hudes and Rosenstreich)
  14. Mugwort and spice allergy in chronic urticaria. (Dr. De Vos).
  15. Role of early childhood immunotherapy in the prevention of asthma in inner city children. (Dr. De Vos).
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