Stephen P. Peters

Wake Forest University, USA

Stephen P. Peters is a Professor of medicine and pediatrics, a Director of Research in the Section on Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Immunologic Diseases, a Training Program Director for Allergy and Immunology, and an Associate Director, Center for Human Genomics at School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. He is involved in the NHLBI's Severe Asthma Research Program (SARP), genetic studies of asthma including TENOR and a genome-wide association study, both supported by the NHLBI, and asthma clinical trials performed by the NHLBI Asthma Clinical Research Network (ACRN), serving as a Principal Investigator at School of Medicine, Wake Forest University. He is also an advisor to the Data Coordinating Center of the American Lung Association Asthma Clinical Research Centers. Dr. Peters is a fellow of the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology, American College of Physicians, American College of Chest Physicians, and The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, and he is a member of the Asthma Subcommittee of the American Thoracic Society. Dr. Peters has authored more than 250 articles and reviews that have appeared in such journals as The New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, and The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. He is an Associate Editor for the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Respiratory Digest, and Respiratory Medicine, and is on the Editorial Board of MD Consult - Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, and Journal of Allergy. He has been named among America's Best Doctors, 2007-2008. His current research interests include mechanisms of subepithelial fibrosis in asthma, control of immunoglobulin E-mediated pulmonary inflammation in humans, and the pharmacogenetics of asthma.

Biography Updated on 9 November 2008

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