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Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Pediatrics, Allergy and Immunology
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Certifications

  • American Board of Allergy & Immunology

Clinical Focus

Education

  • MD, Jagiellonian University

  • Residency, Pediatrics
    Jagiellonian University

  • Residency, Pediatrics
    Univ. of Maryland Medical Systems

  • Fellowship, Immunology & Allergy
    Johns Hopkins University

Biography

    Dr. Nowak is a clinician and clinical researcher in the Jaffe Food Allergy Institute. Her clinical research interests, funded in part by the National Institutes of Health and Food Allergy Initiative, include: egg and milk allergy, food-induced anaphylaxis treatment and risk factors, diagnostic issues in food allergy, food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome and pollen-food allergy syndrome (oral allergy). Dr. Nowak supervises two clinics per week in pediatric allergy and is involved in teaching fellows and residents.

Publications

Konstantinou GN, Ramon B, Grishin A, Caubet JC, Bardina L, Sicherer SH, Sampson HA, Nowak-Wegrzyn A. The role of casein-specific IgA and TGF-beta in children with Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome to milk. Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology 2014 Oct;.

Wang J, Young MC, Nowak-Węgrzyn A. International survey of knowledge of food-induced anaphylaxis. Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology 2014 Sep;.

Bloom KA, Huang FR, Bencharitiwong R, Bardina L, Ross A, Sampson HA, Nowak-Węgrzyn A. Effect of Heat Treatment on Milk and Egg Proteins Allergenicity. Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology 2014 Sep;.

Sampson HA, Aceves S, Bock SA, James J, Jones S, Lang D, Nadeau K, Nowak-Wegrzyn A, Oppenheimer J, Perry TT, Randolph C, Sicherer SH, Simon RA, Vickery BP, Wood R, Sampson HA, Randolph C, Bernstein D, Blessing-Moore J, Khan D, Lang D, Nicklas R, Oppenheimer J, Portnoy J, Randolph C, Schuller D, Spector S, Tilles SA, Wallace D, Sampson HA, Aceves S, Bock SA, James J, Jones S, Lang D, Nadeau K, Nowak-Wegrzyn A, Oppenheimer J, Perry TT, Randolph C, Sicherer SH, Simon RA, Vickery BP, Wood R. Food allergy: A practice parameter update-2014. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology 2014 Aug;.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Nowak-Wegrzyn during 2013 and/or 2014. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Scientific Advisory Board:

  • Nutricia North America; Schering-Plough (Merck & Co., Inc.)

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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