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Melinda M. Rathkopf, MD

Nov 10, 2017

Melinda Rathkopf, MD, FAAAAI, FACAAI, FAAP, is a Partner at the Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Center of Alaska and is board-certified in pediatrics and allergy / immunology. She has been practicing in Anchorage, Wasilla and Valdez since July 2006. She previously served nine years as an U.S. Air Force physician. Dr. Rathkopf is the American […]

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Megha Tollefson

Oct 12, 2017

Diagnosed or suspected as by a physician

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Menachem Rottem

Oct 04, 2017

Prof. Rottem is Head of the Allergy Asthma and Immunology Service at the Emek Medical Center, Afula, and Clinical Associate Professor at the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. A graduate of the Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem, Prof. Rottem completed a Residency in Pediatrics at Hadassah University Medical […]

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Summer 2017 Chronicles, Letter and Updates from the Chair

Jul 01, 2017

Summer Greetings! Here within TMS, there is so much going on that I hardly know where to start. The new website has been launched and running now for over four months, and we are delighted with the results thanks to the design team of Russell Hirshon and Shannon Flynn at Ministers of Design. We have […]

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Diagnostic Workup for Advanced Forms of Mastocytosis

Jun 13, 2017

Wolfgang R. Sperr1, Celalettin Ustun2 1Department of Internal Medicine I, Division of Hematology and Hemostaseology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria 2Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minnesota, USA Author Contact: Wolfgang Sperr, MD: Celalettin Ustun, MD: Mastocytosis denotes a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by abnormal […]

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Volunteer Job Postings

May 25, 2017

Volunteers Needed! The Mastocytosis Society (TMS) IS Volunteers! If you would like to volunteer for TMS, first please look over the many opportunities which are currently available and see if any of them match the talents you have to share. Then, please go to and fill out the Volunteer application and submit it to […]

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TMS Bylaws

Apr 19, 2017

  The Mast Cell Disease Society, Inc. formerly known as The Mastocytosis Society, Inc. Official Bylaws Last revised and approved by the TMS Board of Directors: March 18, 2020   Article I – Name, Incorporation, Officers   Section 1. Name: The name of the corporation is The Mast Cell Disease Society, Inc. (referred to hereinafter […]

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Mastocytosis and Pregnancy

Mar 31, 2017

Almudena Matito, MD, PhD Instituto de Estudios de Mastocitosis de Castilla La Mancha, Toledo, Spain Spanish Network on Mastocytosis (REMA)   Author Contact: Almudena Matito, MD, PhD Instituto de Estudios de Mastocitosis de Castilla La Mancha Hospital Virgen del Valle, Carretera de Cobisa s/n, Toledo 45071, Spain   E-mail:   Introduction Mastocytosis is a […]

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Patient Survey Information and Updates

Mar 31, 2017

One important way our mast cell disorder community can help ensure advances in research and patient care is by participating in surveys related to these disorders and rare diseases in general. Below are some surveys that our community has participated in or can still take part in. The Mastocytosis Society, Inc. 2020 Patient Survey to […]

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Join the Research Committee

Jan 26, 2017

TMS Research Committee Volunteer Positions If you are interested in becoming a member of The Mastocytosis Society Research Committee and meet the requirements, please submit your CV/resume to TMS will contact qualified applicants as positions become available. The Mastocytosis Society (TMS) Research Committee activities are listed below. Requirements and Preferences Candidates must have a […]

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