Allergy & Immunology

Penn Allergy & Immunology Faculty

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Mildred Kwan

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Penn Medicine at Valley Forge Specialty Clinic
1001 Chesterbrook Blvd., Suite 300
Berwyn, Pa 19312
Office: 610-675-7700
Fax: 610-576-7705
Education:
B.S. (Biological Sciences with honors)
Cornell University, 1994.
Ph.D. (Immunology and Molecular Pathogenesis)
Emory University School of Medicine, 2001.
M.D. (Medicine)
Emory University School of Medicine, 2003.
Post-Graduate Training
Internal Medicine Residency, Department of Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina Hospital, 2003-2005.
Rheumatology Fellowship, Division of Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology, University of North Carolina Hospital, 2005-2010.
Allergy and Immunology Fellowship, Division of Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology, University of North Carolina Hospital, 2006-2010.
Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2007.
Diplomate, American Board of Allergy and Immunology, 2010.
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Selected Publications

Bhagat M, Sehra ST, Shahane A, Kwan M: Utility of Testing in Suspected Rheumatologic Disease. Current Allergy and Asthma Reports 14(1): 405, January 2014.

Allen IC, Jania CM, Wilson JE, Tekeppe EM, Hua X, Brickey WJ, Kwan M, Koller BH, Tilley SL, Ting JP: Analysis of NLRP3 in the development of allergic airway disease in mice. Journal of Immunology 188(6): 2884-2893, 2012.

Fung I, Garrett JP, Shahane A, Kwan M: Do Bugs Control Our Fate?: The Influence of the Microbiome on Autoimmunity. Current Allergy and Asthma Reports 12(6): 511-519, 2012.

Davis BK, Roberts RA, Huang MT, Willingham SB, Conti BJ, Brickey WJ, Barker BR, Kwan M, Taxman DJ, Accavitti-Loper MA, Duncan JA, Ting JP: Cutting edge: NLRC5-dependent activiation of the inflammasome. Journal of Immunology 186(3): 1333-7, February 2011.

Kwan M., Allen I.C., Brickey W.J., Hernandez M., Peden D.B., Ting J.P.Y.: The Nlrp3 Inflammasome Affects Airway Inflammation, IgE/IL-13 Production And Mast Cell Function In A Subchronic Model Of Asthma. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Poster Presentation at the 2010 AAAAI conference in New Orleans, LA, 125(2, Supplement 1): AB237, February 2010.

Kwan M, Allen IC, Brickey WJ, Hernandez M, Peden DB, Ting JP-Y: Nlrp3-/- Mice Have Attenuated Airway Inflammation in a Subchronic Model of Asthma and Reduced Secretion of IL-13 by Nlrp3 -/- Mast Cells. American Academy of Allergy & Immunology, New Orleans, LA 2010 Notes: Oral Presentation.

Kwan M., Wiser J., Brickey W.J., Alexis N.E., Robinette C., Roubey R.A., Ting J.P.Y., Peden D.B.: Gamma-tocopherol treatment alters expression of cytokine and Major Histocompatibility Molecules. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 123(2, Supplement): S201, February 2009 Notes: Poster Presentation at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 2009 Conference in Washington, DC.

Jerath MR, Kwan M, Kannarkat M, Mirakhur B, Carey L, Valgus J, Platts-Mills TA, Tarrant TK: A desensitization protocol for the mAb cetuximab. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 123(1): 260-2, January 2009.

Kwan M, Wiser J, Brickey WJ, Alexis NE, Robinette C, Roubey RA, Ting J P-Y, Peden DB: Gamma-tocopherol treatment alters expression of cytokine and major histocompatibility molecules. American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, Washington, DC 2009 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Jerath M.R., Kwan M., Liu P., Patel D.D. : Chemokine Receptors in Atherosclerosis. The Chemokine Receptors. J.K. Harrison and N.W. Lukacs (eds.). Humana Press,(Chapter 11), 199-234, 2007.

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