Julian Lewis Allen

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Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division Chief, Division of Pulmonary Medicine and Cystic Fibrosis Center, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
CHOP - Colkett Translational Research Bldg.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3749
Fax: 215-590-3500
B.A. (Biology)
Columbia College, Columbia University New York, New York , 1974.
M.D. (Medicine)
College of Physicians and Surgeons Columbia Univ., 1978.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

The research interests of Dr. Allen include lung function testing in children, adolescents and infants; developmental chest wall physiology; pulmonary complications of sickle cell disease; and complications of cystic fibrosis.

Selected Publications

Allen JL and Eber E.: CHOP Seminar in Salzburg: Pediatric Pulmonology/Asthma CD-ROM The American Austrian Foundation, 2013 America Austrian Foundation. American Austrian Foundation, 2013.

Ong B, Jawad A, Arens R, Marcus C, Mason T, Smith-Whitley K, Jackson T, Ohene-Frempong K and Allen JL. : Respiratory muscle strength in sickle cell disease. • 2012 Andrew Margeileth Award (in press, British Journal of Haematology) 2013.

Sawicki G and Allen J: (Non-) Adherence to inhaled corticosteroids in patients with asthma: clues from health services research. Who’s kidding whom? Annals of the American Thoracic Society (in press) 2013.

Ong BA Li J, McDonough JM, Wei Z, Kim C, Chiavacci R, Mentch F, Caboot JB, Spergel J, Allen JL, Sleiman PMA, Hakonarson H. : Gene Network Analysis in a Pediatric Cohort Identifies Novel Lung Function Genes. PLOS One (in press) 2013.

Arkin, Lisa M. Flory, James H. Shin, Daniel B. Gelfand, Joel M. Treat, James R. Allen, Julian. Rubenstein, Ronald C. Yan, Albert C.: High prevalence of aquagenic wrinkling of the palms in patients with cystic fibrosis and association with measurable increases in transepidermal water loss. Pediatric Dermatology 29(5): 560-6, Sep-Oct 2012.

Caboot, Jason B. Jawad, Abbas F. McDonough, Joseph M. Bowdre, Cheryl Y. Arens, Raanan. Marcus, Carole L. Mason, Thornton B A. Smith-Whitley, Kim. Ohene-Frempong, Kwaku. Allen, Julian L.: Non-invasive measurements of carboxyhemoglobin and methemoglobin in children with sickle cell disease. Pediatric Pulmonology 47(8): 808-15, Aug 2012.

Strauss, Temima. Sin, Sanghun. Marcus, Carole L. Mason, Thornton B A. McDonough, Joseph M. Allen, Julian L. Caboot, Jason B. Bowdre, Cheryl Y. Jawad, Abbas F. Smith-Whitley, Kim. Ohene-Frempong, Kwaku. Pack, Allan I. Arens, Raanan.: Upper airway lymphoid tissue size in children with sickle cell disease. Chest 142(1): 94-100, Jul 2012.

Arkin LM, Flory JH, Gelfand JM, Treat JR, Allen J, Rubenstein RC, and Yan AC.: Aquagenic Wrinkling of the Palms: A Cutaneous Hallmark of Cystic Fibrosis. Pediatric Dermatology. (in press) 2012 Apr 4. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1470.2011.01708.x. [Epub ahead of print] 2012.

Rosenfeld M, J Allen, B Arets, P Aurora, S Davis, GL Hall, S Raganathan, J Stocks, R Tepper, D Vilozni, et. al.: “An Official American Thoracic Society Workshop Report: Optimal Lung Functions Tests for Monitoring Cystic Fibrosis, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia and Recurrent Wheezing in Children < 6 Years of Age.” Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012. In Press. 2012.

Rogers, Valerie E. Marcus, Carole L. Jawad, Abbas F. Smith-Whitley, Kim. Ohene-Frempong, Kwaku. Bowdre, Cheryl. Allen, Julian. Arens, Raanan. Mason, Thornton B A.: Periodic limb movements and disrupted sleep in children with sickle cell disease. Sleep 34(7): 899-908, Jul 2011.

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