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Steven V. Stryk

Mar 21, 2019

Patients must have an elevated tryptase above lab normals to schedule an appointment for Mastocytosis or MMAS.

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Cheyanne Perry

Feb 07, 2019

A woman stood amongst the rubble, solemnly watching as the emergency crew prepared her husband for transport. An officer contorted his face with a hardened expression, delivering the unfortunate news. It was assumed he fell asleep behind the wheel. The predicted outcome was grim. Despite numerous miscarriages, the young newlyweds were unknowingly parents the day […]

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Natalia Vargas Navia

Nov 08, 2018

I am a pediatric dermatologist, I work in a pediatric hospital of reference in my country and I have clinical experience in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with mastocytosis

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The Mastocytosis Society Conference

Oct 23, 2018

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Christopher Chang

Apr 03, 2018

Undergraduate, majored in Chemistry, BSc, MSc from Georgetown University. Medical school at Georgetown University. Pediatric internship and residency at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. Allergy/Immunology fellowship at University of California at Davis. Currently, Medical Director of Pediatric Immunology and Allergy at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital and Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology, […]

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Arnold Kirshenbaum

Mar 13, 2018

Providers are welcome to contact our office 301-860-1200 and discuss a patient prior to referral. Visual web conferences or chats are encouraged. Prior to any patient visit, providers should forward (1) a referral letter stating reason for consulation, (2) a complete summary discharge (maximum 1-2 pages) stating CC, HPI, PMH, ROS, and PE history, and 3) recent lab (6-12 months) as listed below: For MMAS or mastocytosis, lab must include a serum tryptase, cutaneous or bone marrow biopsy with kit, CD25 staining to confirm diagnosis For MCAS, lab must include copies of serum tryptase, copies of all other studies (ie, 24 hour urine studies, serum thyroid functions/antibodies, serology, rheumatology, hormonal studies), xrays, CTs, MRIs, sonograms ordered to workup or confirm diagnosis.

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The Mastocytosis Society, Inc. Announces Three Research Grants

Feb 14, 2018

The Mastocytosis Society, Inc. Announces Three Research Grants (Sterling, MA, February 14, 2018) The Mastocytosis Society, Inc. (TMS) has awarded three research grants totaling $170,000 to support research in Pediatric Mastocytosis, including Related Disorders of Pediatric Mast Cell Activation. “While initially, we thought we would only be able to support one research study, thanks to […]

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2018 TMS Research Grant Awards

Feb 12, 2018

The Mastocytosis Society, Inc. (TMS) has awarded three research grants totaling $170,000 to support research in Pediatric Mastocytosis, including Related Disorders of Pediatric Mast Cell Activation. These grants were made possible by generous donations from the Catalano Family through Wyatt’s Warriors, and from Karen and Jim Houghton. TMS congratulates our 2018 Research Grant recipients! 2018 […]

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TMS Research Grant Awards: 2010 – 2018

Feb 12, 2018

The Mastocytosis Society, Inc. (TMS) awards grant funding for mastocytosis and mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS) research. Below is a list of our award recipients from recent years. This page will be updated as new publications or presentations related to TMS-funded research are identified. TMS thanks all of those listed below and previous awardees for […]

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