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Allyson S. Larkin, MD

Allyson Larkin, MD
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:

2004 University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pa.


2007 Internal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa. 


2010 Allergy Immunology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pa.


Department of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pa.


  • American Thoracic Society
  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • American College of Allergy and Immunology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Allergy and Immunology


  • 2007 Ambulatory Resident of the Year Award- Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • 2007 Peer Nomination to the Professionalism Committee- Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • 2004 The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine’s chapter of The Gold Humanism Honor Society: In recognition of demonstrated clinical excellence, integrity, exemplary devotion to the service of others, and compassionate and respectful relationships with patients, families and colleagues.
  • 2001 Acceptance to attend the Mount Desert Island Summer Intensive Laboratory Experience-University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine


  • Gomez, M., Lee, A., Reddy, B., Muir, A., Soong, G., Pitt, A., Cheung, A., Prince, A.  Staphylococcus aureus protein A induces airway epithelial inflammatory responses by activating TNFR1.  Nature Medicine: vol 10, number 8, August 2004, pp 842-848.
  • Ratner, A.J., Bryan, R., Weber, A., Nguyen, S., Barnes, D., Pitt, A.S., Gelber, S.,Cheung, A., Prince, A. Cystic Fibrosis Pathogens Activate Ca 2+ Dependent Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Signaling Pathways in Airway Epithelial Cells. Journal of Biological Chemistry: vol 276, number 22, June 2001, pp19267-75.
  • Grandis, J.R., Drenning, S.D., Chakraborty, A., Zhou, M.Y., Zeng, Q., Pitt, A.S., Tweardy, D.J. Requirement of Stat3 but not Stat1 Activation for Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor-mediated Cell Growth in Vitro. Journal of Clinical Investigation: vol 102, number 7, October 1998, pp1385-1392.

Clinical Specialties

  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Eosinophilic disorders
  • Food and drug allergies
  • Immunodeficiencies
  • Mastocytosis
  • Urticaria/angioedema
Last Update
February 27, 2014
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Last Update
February 27, 2014