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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 Setting

Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology

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

1972
BA | Harvard University
Chemistry

1976
MD | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1979 - 06/30/1984
Fellowship in Allergy, Immunology, Rheumatology 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

1/14/2019
Gao L, Slack M, McDavid A, Anolik J, Looney RJ. "Cell Senescence in Lupus." Current rheumatology reports.. 2019 Jan 14; 21(2):1. Epub 2019 Jan 14.

8/2017
Gao L, Bird AK, Meednu N, Dauenhauer K, Liesveld J, Anolik J, Looney RJ. "Bone Marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells From Patients With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Have a Senescence-Associated Secretory Phenotype Mediated by a Mitochondrial Antiviral Signaling Protein-Interferon-? Feedback Loop." Arthritis & rheumatology.. 2017 Aug 0; 69(8):1623-1635. Epub 2017 Jul 11.

11/2016
Martina C, Looney RJ, Marcus C, Allen M, Stahlhut R. "Prevalence of allergic disease in Old Order Mennonites in New York." Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology.. 2016 Nov 0; 117(5):562-563.e1. Epub 2016 Sep 06.

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: Immunolgic 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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