Manuel Lopez, MD
Emeritus Professor of Medicine
Section of Clinical Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology
Dr. Lopez earned his medical degree at the Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia. He was the recipient of the John Simmon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship and a Clinical and Research Fellowship at Harvard University, Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Dr. Lopez has been on the faculty of Louisiana State University Medical Center, Tulane Medical School and is currently Emeritus Professor of Medicine working in the Tulane Allergy & Immunology clinic. He is board certified in Allergy and Immunology and Laboratory Immunology. Dr. Lopez is a fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, a member of the American Association of Immunologists, the International Association of Aerobiology, American Thoracic Society, as well as other national and international associations.
Dr. Lopez has co-authored over 100 articles and abstracts appearing in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Journal of Immunology, International Archives of Allergy and Applied Immunology, Clinical and Experimental Allergy, Environmental Research, Human Immunology, Toxicology Industrial Health and others. He has been a reviewer for several medical journals and has been a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, and the Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology and currently member of the editorial board of the Journal of Investigative Allergology and Clinical Immunology. Dr. Lopez has been a member of several NIH study sections and the Food and Drug Administration advisory committee on allergenic extracts. Throughout the years he has been involved in teaching, research and patient care. Dr. Lopez has a very active consultation practice in allergy, occupational hypersensitivity diseases and clinical immunology. His research has included, among others, the effects of chemicals on the immune system, occupational asthma, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, the role of molds in allergy, effects of environmental tobacco smoke on asthmatics and the evaluation of drug allergies.
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