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Järvinen-Seppo Laboratory

The Division of Allergy & Immunology conducts research through the Järvinen-Seppo Laboratory, which studies the immunologic factors present in human milk and how those factors may modify developing immune systems for infants and their oral tolerance to foods.

The Preventive Care Program for Children with Asthma

Asthma is the most common chronic illness of childhood. While national guidelines recommend daily preventive medications for all children with moderate to severe asthma, studies indicate that many children in the U.S. who should receive preventive medications are not receiving them. Dr. Jill Halterman's work is to improve preventive care and decrease harmful environmental exposures (specifically secondhand smoke) for young children with asthma through various programs.

More Research

  • Young Lab - Dr. Bridget Young’s research group studies how bioactive components in human milk (such as hormones and growth factors) differ by maternal characteristics.