Title

Nerves, Eosinophils, and Viruses in Asthma and Dermatitis:Taking Credit for Home Runs Hit by Other People

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

1-15-2014

Comments

Dr. Jacoby received his medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York in 1980. In 1984 he completed a residency in Internal Medicine and was chief resident the last year. Dr. Jacoby completed a clinical pulmonary fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco in 1985.

Degrees: B.A., Princeton, Princeton, NJ, 1976 M.D., New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA, 1980

Residency: Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1981-1983; Chief Resident, 1983-1984

Fellowship: Clinical Pulmonary, University of California, San Francisco, 1984-1985; Research Fellow, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco, 1985-1987

Certification: Diplomate in Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine; Diplomate in Pulmonary Diseases, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1986; Diplomate in Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1989

Interests:Asthma

Abstract

Objectives:

1. The role of viruses in asthma attacks.

2. The effects of eosinophils on nerves in the airways and skin.

3. The effects of stimulating toll-like receptor 7 (TLR7) in the airways.

Presentation: 1 hour and 8 minutes

Audio only. No slides.