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Aleena Banerji, MD

  • Phone: 617-726-3850
Departments
Allergy and Immunology
Department of Medicine
Clinical Interests
Drug hypersensitivity
Asthma
Immunodeficiency
Rhinosinusitis
Cough
Anaphylaxis
Angioedema
Eosinophilic disorders
Food sensitivity
Nasal polyposis
Dermatitis
Urticaria
Immunology
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Northwestern University Medical School
Residency, Case Western Reserve University Hospital
Board Certifications
Allergy & Immunology, American Board of Allergy and Immunology
Gender
Female
Patient Age Group
Adult and pediatric
Accepting New Patients
Yes

Biography

Education:

1995 Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

1999 Medical Degree, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL

Postdoctural Training:

2002 Internal Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western University, Cleveland, OH

2005 Allergy/Immunology Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

New drug shown safe, effective in treating hereditary angioedema

Clinical trials from two international research teams have shown that icatibant, a new drug that blocks the action of an inflammatory protein known as bradykinin, is safe and effective in treating acute attacks of hereditary angioedema, a potentially life-threatening condition.

Allergy Associates
55 Fruit Street
Cox Building
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-3850
Fax: 617-724-0239