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USF Health care providers are global leaders in allergy and immunology through innovation driven by research and patient care. Our team of board-certified physicians and health care providers offer complete evaluations and treatment services for a full-range of diseases including: allergic rhinitis, atopic dermatitis, asthma, food allergy, and immune dysregulation with a focus on primary immunodeficiency. 

Through education and effective self-management, we hope to promote preventative care to reduce, and even eliminate, hospitalizations, missed work and school. We are here to improve patients daily lives through customized care plans that start with diagnosing your condition and recommending effective management options of allergies/asthma.

Often autoimmune disorders of the airways and immune deficiency diseases can overlap, a common condition that fits this criteria is psoriasis.


The USF Health Joy McCann Culverhouse Airway Disease Research Center
This multi-disciplinary research facility located off the main USF campus conducts divisional clinical research projects including federal and non-federal grant funded clinical research projects.  In December 2016, the USF Health Joy McCann Culverhouse Airway Disease Research Center was awarded the distinct honor of being selected as a World Allergy Organization (WAO) Center of Excellence for the 2016-2019 term, one of only eight Centers of Excellence in the world. Over the past several decades, the clinical research faculty have conducted over 500 clinical trials.  This prestigious clinical research unit is affiliated with various institutions in the Tampa Bay Area including the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital, Tampa General Hospital, Florida Hospital, the University of South Florida Morsani Center for Advanced Healthcare, and All Children’s Hospital. 

The goals of this Center are:
• To promote and conduct research in the area of airway disease and pulmonary medicine at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine
• To bring together basic and clinical scientist who translate bench and clinical research into improved treatment of patients who suffer from asthma, allergic and immunologic diseases.
• All faculty participate in the Center’s research


Clinical Research 

The Clinical Research Unit has experience in phase II, III and IV, adult and pediatric clinical trials. 

For a list of current clinical trials, contacts and information on how to volunteer click here. 

The Division’s Clinical Research Unit provides quality research in a variety of clinical areas including:

  • Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Chronic Urticaria (Hives)
  • COVID-19
  • Hereditary Angioedema

 



Join a severe asthma study unlike any other Asthma symptoms and effects on the body are different for each person, making severe asthma difficult to treat.

The PrecISE research study is an opportunity for you to contribute to the discovery of more effective ways to treat patients with severe asthma. We will be testing new treatments in adolescents and adults. To view details and eligibility click here.

To volunteer, participate or request more information click on for more information.

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PrecISE Research Study
Join a severe asthma study unlike any other

Asthma symptoms and effects on the body are different for each person, making severe asthma difficult to treat. The PrecISE research study is an opportunity for you to contribute to the discovery of more effective ways to treat patients with severe asthma. We will be testing new treatments in adolescents and adults. To view details and eligibility click on PrecISE Research Study.

To volunteer, participate or request more information click on the following tab.

For more information


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