Dr. Alan Paul Knutsen MD
Allergist and Immunologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Allergy/Immunology1465 S Grand Blvd Saint Louis MO, 63104
Dr. Alan Knutsen practices Pediatric Allergy Medicine in Saint Louis, MO. A pediatric allergist/immunologist finds and treats allergies and immune system problems that child patients suffer from. Dr. Knutsen treats the reactions caused by pet dander, pollen, dust, mold spores, insect stings, food, and medications; those reactions include asthma, hay fever, hives, eczema, or a very severe and unusual reaction called anaphylaxis.
Education and Training
St Louis Univ Sch of Med, St Louis Mo 1975
Saint Louis University School of Medicine 1975
Allergy and ImmunologyAmerican Board of Allergy and ImmunologyABAI
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
DermatologyAmerican Board of DermatologyABD
- Selective antibody deficiency to bacterial polysaccharide antigens in patients with Netherton syndrome.
- Kinetics of T-cell development of umbilical cord blood transplantation in severe T-cell immunodeficiency disorders.
- B-lymphocyte aggregates in alveoli from a child with hypersensitivity pneumonitis (bird breeders lung).
- Increased sensitivity to IL-4 in patients with allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis.
- Umbilical cord blood transplantation in severe T-cell immunodeficiency disorders: two-year experience.
- Lymphocytes in allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis.
- Localization of IgE to lung germinal lymphoid follicles in a patient with allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis.
- Increased sensitivity to IL-4 in cystic fibrosis patients with allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis.
- Immunopathogenesis of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis in cystic fibrosis.
- Rice-induced enterocolitis in an infant: TH1/TH2 cellular hypersensitivity and absent IgE reactivity.
- Use of rituximab to decrease panel-reactive antibodies.
- Successful umbilical cord blood stem cell transplantation in a patient with Rothmund-Thomson syndrome and combined immunodeficiency.
- A teenage boy with late onset hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis with predominant neurologic disease and perforin deficiency.
- Mold-sensitivity in children with moderate-severe asthma is associated with HLA-DR and HLA-DQ.
- Janus kinase 3 missense mutation in a child with Jacobsen syndrome.
- A Phase 3, Multinational, Multicenter, Open-Label Study of ProMetic BioTherapeutics IVIG
- Patients Treated for Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD) Since 1995
- Patients Treated for Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome (WAS) Since 1990
- Patients Treated for SCID (1968-Present)
- Natural History Study of SCID Disorders
- Birth Defects
- Hay Fever (allergic Rhinitis)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (copd)
- Allergic Reaction
- Hives (urticaria)
- Food Allergies
- Duke Univ Med Ctr, Pediatric Allergy; St Louis Univ Hosp, Pediatrics
- Glennon St Louis University
- Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center
- St Louis University Group of Hospitals Program
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