What are mast cells and how do they affect pain, brain fog, fatigue, allergies, anaphylaxis and even autism?
Theoharis Theoharides MS, PhD, MD, FAAAAI.
Director, Molecular Immunopharmacology and Drug Discovery Laboratory at Tufts University
Theoharis C. Theoharides, received all his degrees from Yale University and he was awarded the Winternitz Price in Pathology.He has a Certificate in Global Leadership and Management from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Dr. Theoharides served on the Research Faculty of Allergy and Immunology at Yale before training in internal medicine at New England Medical Center (NEMC) in Boston. He joined Tufts University in 1983 and became tenured, full professor in 1995. He helped develop the Department and graduate studies in Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, and was the Director of Medical Pharmacology (1986-1993). He has served on 10 different NIH Study Sections.
Based on his discoveries, Dr. Theoharides developed the novel foundation that mast cells play a critical role, in addition to allergies, in inflammatory diseases such as autism, atopic dermatitis, cardiovascular disease, migraines, multiple sclerosis and psoriasis and mast cell disorders. He has been placed in the top 1% of authors most cited in pharmacological journals.