EDUCATION

Graduate Degree

PhD, Immunology
  • SUNY, Buffalo , 1967 , Buffalo , NY

Medical School

  • SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine , 1971 , Buffalo , NY

Internship

  • Massachusetts General Hospital , 1972 , Boston , MA

Residency

  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1974 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1975 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Allergy and Immunology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Redmond M, Pistiner M, Scherzer R, Stukus D, Twarog FJ, Lee J. Anaphylaxis knowledge in camp personnel. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2018 Apr 11. View abstract
  2. Hsu JT, Missmer SA, Young MC, Correia KF, Twarog FJ, Coughlin IB, Hornstein MD, Schneider LC. Prenatal food allergen exposures and odds of childhood peanut, tree nut, or sesame seed sensitization. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2013 Nov; 111(5):391-6. View abstract
  3. Rachid R, Leslie D, Schneider L, Twarog F. Reply. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011 Oct; 128(4):905. View abstract
  4. Gaffin JM, Sheehan WJ, Morrill J, Cinar M, Borras Coughlin IM, Sawicki GS, Twarog FJ, Young MC, Schneider LC, Phipatanakul W. Tree nut allergy, egg allergy, and asthma in children. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2011 Feb; 50(2):133-9. View abstract
  5. Rachid R, Leslie D, Schneider L, Twarog F. Hypersensitivity to systemic corticosteroids: an infrequent but potentially life-threatening condition. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011 Feb; 127(2):524-8. View abstract
  6. Permaul P, Stutius LM, Sheehan WJ, Rangsithienchai P, Walter JE, Twarog FJ, Young MC, Scott JE, Schneider LC, Phipatanakul W. Sesame allergy: role of specific IgE and skin-prick testing in predicting food challenge results. Allergy Asthma Proc. 2009 Nov-Dec; 30(6):643-8. View abstract
  7. Permaul P, Stutius LM, Sheehan WJ, Rangsithienchai P, Walter JE, Twarog FJ, Young MC, Scott JE, Schneider LC, Phipatanakul W. Sesame Allergy: Role of Specific IgE and Skin Prick Testing in Predicting Food Challenge Results. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2009 Feb; 123(2 Suppl 1):S24. View abstract
  8. Lebovidge JS, Stone KD, Twarog FJ, Raiselis SW, Kalish LA, Bailey EP, Schneider LC. Development of a preliminary questionnaire to assess parental response to children's food allergies. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2006 Mar; 96(3):472-7. View abstract
  9. Turvey SE, Cronin B, Arnold AD, Twarog FJ, Dioun AF. Adverse reactions to vitamin B12 injections due to benzyl alcohol sensitivity: successful treatment with intranasal cyanocobalamin. Allergy. 2004 Sep; 59(9):1023-4. View abstract
  10. Alangari AA, Twarog FJ, Shih MC, Schneider LC. Clinical features and anaphylaxis in children with cold urticaria. Pediatrics. 2004 Apr; 113(4):e313-7. View abstract
  11. Orange JS, Song LA, Twarog FJ, Schneider LC. A patient with severe black fly (Simuliidae) hypersensitivity referred for evaluation of suspected immunodeficiency. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2004 Feb; 92(2):276-80. View abstract
  12. Teitelbaum JE, Fox VL, Twarog FJ, Nurko S, Antonioli D, Gleich G, Badizadegan K, Furuta GT. Eosinophilic esophagitis in children: immunopathological analysis and response to fluticasone propionate. Gastroenterology. 2002 May; 122(5):1216-25. View abstract
  13. Salmun LM, Barlan I, Wolf HM, Eibl M, Twarog FJ, Geha RS, Schneider LC. Effect of intravenous immunoglobulin on steroid consumption in patients with severe asthma: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 1999 May; 103(5 Pt 1):810-5. View abstract
  14. Twarog FJ. Food-induced allergy in childhood. Allergy Asthma Proc. 1998 Jul-Aug; 19(4):219-22. View abstract
  15. Twarog FJ. Allergy and nursing. Allergy Asthma Proc. 1998 Jul-Aug; 19(4):209. View abstract
  16. Wolf SL, Twarog F, Weiler JM, Barron RJ, Lang DM, Wells JH, Zitt M, Virant FS, Katz RM, Banyash LW, et al. Discussion of risk of scuba diving in individuals with allergic and respiratory diseases: SCUBA Subcommittee. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 1995 Dec; 96(6 Pt 1):871-3. View abstract
  17. Towse A, O'Brien M, Twarog FJ, Braimon J, Moses AC. Local reaction secondary to insulin injection. A potential role for latex antigens in insulin vials and syringes. Diabetes Care. 1995 Aug; 18(8):1195-7. View abstract
  18. Twarog FJ. Home monitoring of asthma with peak expiratory flow rates. Ann Allergy. 1991 Nov; 67(5):457-60. View abstract
  19. Kamada MM, Twarog F, Leung DY. Multiple antibiotic sensitivity in a pediatric population. Allergy Proc. 1991 Sep-Oct; 12(5):347-50. View abstract
  20. Rappaport L, Coffman H, Guare R, Fenton T, DeGraw C, Twarog F. Effects of theophylline on behavior and learning in children with asthma. Am J Dis Child. 1989 Mar; 143(3):368-72. View abstract
  21. Katz AJ, Twarog FJ, Zeiger RS, Falchuk ZM. Milk-sensitive and eosinophilic gastroenteropathy: similar clinical features with contrasting mechanisms and clinical course. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 1984 Jul; 74(1):72-8. View abstract
  22. Fife D, Twarog FJ, Geha RS. Evaluation of clinical data in childhood asthma. Application of a computer file system. Am J Dis Child. 1983 Oct; 137(10):945-8. View abstract
  23. Twarog FJ. Urticaria in childhood: pathogenesis and management. Pediatr Clin North Am. 1983 Oct; 30(5):887-98. View abstract
  24. Harris A, Twarog FJ, Geha RS. Chronic urticaria in childhood: natural course and etiology. Ann Allergy. 1983 Aug; 51(2 Pt 1):161-5. View abstract
  25. Twarog FJ, Leung DY. Anaphylaxis to a component of isoetharine (sodium bisulfite). JAMA. 1982 Oct 22; 248(16):2030-1. View abstract
  26. Siegel RL, Twarog FJ. Emergency room therapy of the pediatric patient with status asthmaticus. J Asthma. 1982; 19(1):47-52. View abstract
  27. Geha RS, Rappaport JM, Twarog FJ, Parkman R, Rosen FS. Increased serum immunoglobulin E levels following allogeneic bone marrow transplantation. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 1980 Jul; 66(1):78-81. View abstract
  28. Schwartz AL, Lipton JM, Warburton D, Johnson LB, Twarog FJ. Management of acute asthma in childhood. A randomized evaluation of beta-adrenergic agents. Am J Dis Child. 1980 May; 134(5):474-8. View abstract
  29. Kohn BA, Twarog FJ, Geha RS. Differential effects of pharmacologic agents on EAC3 rosette formation by lymphocytes from normal and asthmatic subjects. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 1979 Sep; 64(3):182-8. View abstract
  30. Geha RS, Rappaport JM, Twarog FJ, Parkman R. Serum IgE levels following allogeneic bone marrow transplantation in man. Monogr Allergy. 1979; 14:81-5. View abstract
  31. Twarog FJ, Colten HR. Rational management of allergic disease: the role of immunotherapy. Pediatrics. 1977 Sep; 60(3):320-3. View abstract
  32. Soter NA, Joshi NP, Twarog FJ, Zeiger RS, Rothman PM, Colten HR. Delayed cold-induced urticaria: a dominantly inherited disorder. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 1977 Apr; 59(4):294-7. View abstract
  33. Twarog FJ, Picone FJ, Strunk RS, So J, Colten HR. Immediate hypersensitivity to cockroach. Isolation and purification of the major antigens. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 1977 Feb; 59(2):154-60. View abstract
  34. Twarog FJ, Weinstein SF, Khaw KT, Strieder DJ, Colten HR. Hypersensitivity to pancreatic extracts in parents of patients with cystic fibrosis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 1977 Jan; 59(1):35-40. View abstract
  35. Zeiger RS, Twarog FJ, Colten HR. Histaminase release from human granulocytes. J Exp Med. 1976 Oct 01; 144(4):1049-61. View abstract
  36. Zeiger RS, Yurdin DL, Twarog FJ. Histamine metabolism. I. Thin-layer radiochromatographic assays for histaminase and histidine decarboxylase enzyme activities. J Lab Clin Med. 1976 Jun; 87(6):1065-74. View abstract
  37. Rose NR, Molotchnikoff MF, Twarog FJ. Factors affecting transfer of experimental autoimmune thyroiditis in rats. Immunology. 1973 May; 24(5):859-70. View abstract
  38. Twarog FJ, Rose NR. Antigenic competition between mouse thyroglobulin and bovine serum albumin demonstrated by adoptive transfer. J Immunol. 1971 Sep; 107(3):738-41. View abstract
  39. Rose NR, Twarog FJ, Crowle AJ. Murine thyroiditis: importance of adjuvant and mouse strain for the induction of thyroid lesions. J Immunol. 1971 Mar; 106(3):698-704. View abstract
  40. Twarog FJ, Rose NR. Transfer of autoimmune thyroiditis of the rat with lymph node cells. J Immunol. 1970 Jun; 104(6):1467-75. View abstract
  41. Twarog FJ, Kenney E, Rose NR. Adjuvants for the production of autoimmune thyroiditis in the rat. Proc Soc Exp Biol Med. 1970 Jan; 133(1):185-9. View abstract
  42. Rose NR, Twarog FJ. Antigen-induced refractory period of adoptive transfer. Transplant Proc. 1969 Mar; 1(1):564-6. View abstract
  43. Twarog FJ, Rose NR. The adjuvant effect of pertussis vaccine in experimental thyroiditis of the rat. Proc Soc Exp Biol Med. 1969 Feb; 130(2):434-9. View abstract
  44. Twarog FJ, Rose NR. A refractory period in adoptive immunization following secondary stimulation of mice. J Immunol. 1969 Feb; 102(2):375-80. View abstract
  45. Twarog FJ, Rose NR. The production of thyroid autoantibodies in mice. J Immunol. 1968 Aug; 101(2):242-50. View abstract