Skip to main content
Explore URMC
menu

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

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

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

1976
MD | Univ. of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

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

VIEW ALL expand_more

Awards

1983 - 1984
Postdoctoral Training Grant
Sponsor: Wilmot Foundation

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

Publications

Journal Articles

4/27/2021
Seppo AE, Bu K, Jumabaeva M, Thakar J, Choudhury R, Yonemitsu C, Bode L, Martina CA, Allen M, Tamburini S, Piras E, Wallach DS, Looney RJ, Clemente JC, Järvinen KM. "Infant Gut Microbiome Is Enriched with Bifidobacteria longumssp. infantisin Old Order Mennoniteswith Traditional Farming Lifestyle." Allergy.. 2021 Apr 27; Epub 2021 Apr 27.

5/23/2019
Gao L, Slack M, Barnas JL, McDavid A, Anolik J, Looney RJ. "Correction to: Cell Senescence in Lupus." Current rheumatology reports.. 2019 May 23; 21(7):32. Epub 2019 May 23.

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.

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

VIEW ALL PUBLICATIONS

Videos

play_circle_filled

SECOND OPINION | Celiac Disease | APT | Full Episode

play_circle_filled

SECOND OPINION | Fibromyalgia | APT

play_circle_filled

SECOND OPINION | Fibromyalgia | APT | Full Episode

play_circle_filled

SECOND OPINION | Inflammation | APT | Full Episode