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Richard John Looney, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 486-0930, Ext. Allerg

Appointment: (585) 486-0901, Ext. Rheum

Administrative: (585) 275-2891

Fax: (585) 442-3214

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Research Labs

Faculty Appointments

  • Professor - Department of Medicine , Allergy/Immunology and Rheumatology (SMD)
  • Dr. Stephen I. Rosenfeld and Elise A. Rosenfeld Distinguished Professorship in Allergy & Clinical Immunology - Department of Medicine , Allergy/Immunology and Rheumatology (SMD)

Patient Care Settings

Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology, Pediatrics

Biography

Dr. Looney is an adult rheumatologist as well as an adult and pediatric allergist and clinical immunologist. He is also the director of the Allergy/Immunology fellowship program. Dr. Looney is interested in translational research in autoimmune disease, especially B cell depletion. He currently is conducting numerous clinical trials.

Credentials

Education

1976
MD | University of Rochester School of Medicine/Dentistry

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1979 - 06/30/1984
Fellowship in Allergy & Immunology at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1977 - 06/30/1979
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1976 - 06/30/1977
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Awards

1983 - 1984
Postdoctoral Training Grant
Sponsor: Wilmot Foundation

1980
Postdoctoral Training Grant
Sponsor: NIH
Location: University of Rochester

Publications

Journal Articles

5/13/2022
Holm M, Saraswat M, Joenväärä S, Seppo A, Looney RJ, Tohmola T, Renkonen J, Renkonen R, Järvinen KM. "Quantitative glycoproteomics of human milk and association with atopic disease." PloS one.. 2022 May 13; 17(5):e0267967. Epub 2022 May 13.

2022
Järvinen KM, Davis EC, Bevec E, Jackson CM, Pizzarello C, Catlin E, Klein M, Sunkara A, Diaz N, Miller J, Martina CA, Thakar J, Seppo AE, Looney RJ, . "Biomarkers of Development of Immunity and Allergic Diseases in Farming and Non-farming Lifestyle Infants: Design, Methods and 1 Year Outcomes in the "Zooming in to Old Order Mennonites" Birth Cohort Study." Frontiers in pediatrics.. 2022 10:916184. Epub 2022 Jul 06.

10/27/2021
Barnas JL, Albrecht J, Meednu N, Alzamareh DF, Baker C, McDavid A, Looney RJ, Anolik JH. "B Cell Activation and Plasma Cell Differentiation Are Promoted by IFN-? in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus." The Journal of immunology : official journal of the American Association of Immunologists.. 2021 Oct 27; Epub 2021 Oct 27.

Books & Chapters

2004
Chapter Title: Assessment of the performance of engineered tissues in human requires the development of high sensitivity and quantitative outcome measures
Book Title: Functional Tissue Engineering
Author List: O'Keefe, RJ; Totterman, S; Schwarz, EM; Looney, RJ; Seo, GS; Tamez-Pena, J; Boyd, A; Bukata, S; Monu, J; Parker, K
Edited By: F. Guilak
Published By: Springer 2004

2004
Chapter Title: The B cell System
Book Title: Immunologic Disorders in Infants and Children
Author List: Insel, R; Looney, RJ
Edited By: Stiehm
Published By: abc 2004

2003
Chapter Title: Occupational Asthma and Industrial Bronchitis
Book Title: Textbook of Pulmonary Medicine
Author List: RJ Looney, MJ Utell
Published By: Lippincott Raven Publishers 2003

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