Since its inception in 2013, the CIIC had a unanimous consensus that clinical research should be a major part of our mission of trying to better the lives of our patients.
Immunology is on the forefront of scientific research and innovations which have lead to numerous achievements in immunology diagnostics and treatments.
By far, PIDD have lead to our understanding and further exploration in the field of immunology. Many CIIC members have a significant experience both in clinical and bench research in the field of immunology. We believe that as a group, we can combine forces and participate primarily in clinical research to further understand PIDD and engage in evaluating therapeutic solutions with the main goal to improve the life of our patients with PIDD.
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OUR RESEARCH COMMITTEE
Dr. William Lumry, M.D.
Dr. Lumry is a board certified Internist and Allergist. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, completed his Internal Medicine training at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and completed his clinical and research fellowship in Allergy and Immunology from Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, California.
Dr. Lumry is in private practice in Dallas, Texas treating adults and children with allergic diseases and asthma. He is a Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and teaches at Parkland Memorial and Presbyterian Hospitals in Dallas.
Dr. Elena Perez, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.A.A.A.I
Dr. Perez is board certified in Pediatrics and Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Perez graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine with a combined MD/PhD degree. She completed her Residency in Pediatrics and Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Dr. Perez is actively involved in several professional societies. Her clinical expertise is in primary immunodeficiency disorders and pediatric allergy including asthma, eczema, and food and environmental allergies.
Dr. Perez has published many papers in the field of Allergy and Immunology with an emphasis in primary immunodeficiencies.
The CIIC has conducted research for a variety of companies including: