Pulmonary hyper-eosinophilic syndromes: a potpourri

Relevant to researchers and clinicians in Respiratory/Rheumatology/ Infectious Diseases and General Medicine.

Amy D. Klion, MD is a Senior Investigator, head of the Human Eosinophil Section and Deputy Chief of the Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases at the NIH. Her research program includes basic and translational research related to the role of the eosinophil and eosinophil activation in disease pathogenesis. The ultimate goal of her laboratory is to develop novel diagnostic tools and treatment approaches for hypereosinophilic syndromes and other conditions associated with marked eosinophilia, including helminth infection. Dr. Klion is a Fellow of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and a recipient of the Society’s Bailey K. Ashford Medal, as well as a past president of the International Eosinophil Society and current member of the Executive Board. She has served on the editorial boards of Blood and the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology and numerous advisory committees and expert panels related to her work on eosinophilic disorders and neglected tropical diseases. She is the author of more than 200 scholarly articles, reviews, and textbook chapters.