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

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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




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.