Atopic Dermatitis Center
Children’s Hospital Boston is home to the world’s most extensive research enterprise at a pediatric hospital.
Atopic Dermatitis Research
Atopic Dermatitis Center, a program within the Division of Allergy and Immunology at Children’s, develops treatments informed by research. Lynda Schneider, MD, is a principal investigator for the NIH Atopic Dermatitis Research Network (ADRN) which is focused on atopic dermatitis (AD) and its association with both immune and skin barrier defects. (ADRNStudy@childrens.harvard.edu) Dr. Schneider is also an investigator for a long term study of children who have used topical tacrolimus ointment.
Food Allergy Research
Dr. Schneider, Umetsu and Rachid are conducting studies to evaluate desensitization for peanut allergy in children and young adults. If you or your child are interested in participating contact 617-355-6127.
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