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Hey Jin Chong, MD, PhD

Hey Chong, MD, PhD
Job Title Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy & Immunology
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-7885 Phone
412-692-8499 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

2005 Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Va. (MD and PhD)

Residency: 

2008 Pediatrics, University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital

Fellowship:

2011 Allergy and Immunology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Mass.

Awards

  • American Association of Allergy Asthma and Immunology Chrysalis Project Travel Grant

Publications

  • Brenzovich J, Macey M, Fernando J, Chong HJ, Barnstein B, Mirmonsef P, Morales JK, Kimura A, Cruz TD, Ryan JJ.  IgE Signaling Suppresses Fc epsilon RI beta expression.  J Leukoc Biol.  2009 Dec;86(6):1351-8.
  • Gillespie SR, DeMartino RR, Zhu J, Chong HJ, Ramirez C, Shelburne CP, Bouton LA, Bailey DP, Gharse A, Mirmonsef P, Odom S, Gomez G, Rivera J, Fischer-Stenger K, Ryan JJ.   IL-10 inhibits FcepsilonRI expression in mouse mast cells.  J Immunol. 2004 Mar 1;172(5):3181-8
  • Chong HJ, Andrew Bouton L, Bailey DP, Wright H, Ramirez C, Gharse A, Oskeritzian C, Xia HZ, Zhu J, Paul WE, Kepley C, Schwartz LB, Ryan JJ. IL-4 selectively enhances Fc gamma RIII expression and signaling on mouse mast cells.  Cell Immunol. 2003 Aug;224(2):65-73

Research Interests

  • Asthma pathophysiology
  • Mast cell biology

Clinical Specialties

  • Mast cell disorders
  • Drug desensitizations
  • Food allergies
  • Immunodeficiencies
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February 27, 2014
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