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Fall 2011 Issue: Volume 6 Number 3

Dr. Dean Metcalfe

NIH Research:  “The public wants diseases cured...”

Dr. Dean Metcalfe is Chief of the Laboratory of Allergic Diseases at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Chief of the Mast Cell Biology Section, and Associate Director of the Allergy and Immunology Training Program. A specialist in the biology of mast cells, which cause allergic reactions, he spoke recently with NIH MedlinePlus magazine’s Christopher Klose about the challenges and rewards of medical research. …Continue Reading, “The public wants diseases cured...”