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Dr. Xiu-Min Li

Mt.Sinai Hospital
Professor - Pediatrics, Allergy and Immunology
Dr. Xiu-Min Li, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NYC; focuses her research on food allergy and allergic asthma. In the area of food allergy, she is investigating the immunopathogenic mechanisms underlying food allergy and novel therapies for these allergic diseases. She is involved in teaching sessions with the fellows and coordinates weekly immunology rounds, which include clinical case presentations, review of journal articles, and lectures from invited speakers. Her clinical research has included clinical trials in both asthma and allergic diseases. She has recently been involved in studying hypersensitivity and the potential of CpG oligodeoxynucleotide treatment for allergic asthma, also utilizing animal models. In addition, Dr. Li is exploring herbal medicines for the treatment of allergic asthma and food allergy. Dr. Li’s ever-expanding array of research encompasses everything from real-world trials of herbal medicines to experiments to reverse the transmission of allergic tendencies in mice from one generation to the next through ‘corrective epigenetics.’  This pioneering scientist will share her thoughts on the future of medicine with us.  You may learn more about Dr. Li and her research in  Food Allergies: Traditional Chinese Medicine, Western Science and the Search for a Cure by Henry Ehrlich. More about Dr. Li on Asthma Allergies Children.com.

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Saturday, September 27