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Move Over Xolair–Another Monoclonal Antibody Reaches the Market

By Dr. Larry Chiaramonte A few months ago I wrote about an approaching fleet of monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) that promise a new set of weapons in the fight against allergic disease. The best-known mAb for allergy patients is Xolair (omalizumab), known as the anti-IgE drug, which binds an extra epitope to IgE and keeps it from binding to […]

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New Strategies in the Treatment of Asthma and Allergies

By Dr. Larry Chiaramonte The sophistication of the immune system makes the Pentagon look like amateurs. Like the military, it isn’t infallible. At times, as with allergy and autoimmune diseases, there is collateral damage where the system affects our bodies adversely. As an allergist, for many years, I have tried to mitigate the damage using […]

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