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Mary Beth Fasano, MD, MSPH

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Program Director, Allergy - Immunology Fellowship Program
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics - Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology
Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine - Immunology

Contact Information

Primary Office
C42-E6 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242
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Education

BA, Johns Hopkins University
MPH, University of North Carolina School of Public Health
MD, Texas Tech University School of of Medicine
Resident, Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellow, Research, Infectious Diseases, Wake Forest University Medical Center
Fellow, Allergy/Immunology, Johns Hopkins Hospital

Licensure and Certifications



- American Board of Allergy and Immunology
- American Board of Pediatrics

Publications

Wood, R. A., Khan, D. A., Lang, D. M., Fasano, M. B., Peden, D. B., Busse, P. J., Carter, M. C., Demain, J. G., Dinakar, C., Grayson, M. H., Markovics, S. B., Sicherer, S. H., Stone, K. D., Sullivan, K. E., Williams, P. V., Fleisher, T. A. & Casale, T. B. (2019). American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology response to the EAACI/GA2 LEN/EDF/WAO guideline for the definition, classification, diagnosis, and management of Urticaria 2017 revision. (Vols. 74). (2), pp. 411-413. Allergy. PMID: 30338538.

Sonkar, (2019). Nox2 NADPH oxidase is dispensable for platelet activation or arterial thrombosis in mice. Blood Advances, 3(8), 1272-84. PMID: 30995985.

Wood, R. A., Khan, D. A., Lang, D. M., Fasano, M. B., Peden, D. B., Busse, P. J., Carter, M. C., Demain, J. G., Dinakar, C., Grayson, M. H., Markovics, S. B., Sicherer, S. H., Stone, K. D., Sullivan, K. E., Williams, P. V., Fleisher, T. A. & Casale, T. B. (2018). AAAAI Response to the EAACI/GA²LEN/EDF/WAO Guideline for the Definition, Classification, Diagnosis and Management of Urticaria 2017 Revision. Allergy. PMID: 30338538.

Falcone, E. L., Petts, J. R., Fasano, M. B., Ford, B., Nauseef, W. M., Neves, J. F., Simões, M. J., Tierce, 4th, M. L., de la Morena, M. T., Greenberg, D. E., Zerbe, C. S., Zelazny, A. M. & Holland, S. M. (2016). Methylotroph Infections and Chronic Granulomatous Disease. Emerging infectious diseases, 22(3), 404-9. PMID: 26886412.

Aleem, S., Kumar, B., Fasano, M. B., Takacs, E. & Azar, A. E. (2016). Successful use of cyclosporine as treatment for eosinophilic cystitis: a case report. The World Allergy Organization journal, 9, 22. PMID: 27458500.

Nelson, M. R. (2014). Formulating the Allergy and Immunology Milestones. Journal of Graduate Medical Education, 6(1s1), 1–4. DOI: 10.4300/JGME-06-01s1-02.

Wasserman, R. L., Melamed, I., Nelson, Jr, R. P., Knutsen, A. P., Fasano, M. B., Stein, M. R., Rojavin, M. A. & Church, J. A. (2011). Pharmacokinetics of subcutaneous IgPro20 in patients with primary immunodeficiency. Clinical pharmacokinetics, 50(6), 405-14. PMID: 21553933.

Moy, J. N., Scharenberg, A. M., Stein, M. R., Suez, D., Roberts, R. L., Levy, R. J., Ballow, M., Fasano, M. B., Dash, C. H. & Leach, S. J. (2010). Efficacy and safety of a new immunoglobulin G product, Gammaplex(®), in primary immunodeficiency diseases. Clinical and experimental immunology, 162(3), 510-5. PMID: 21070209.

Sicherer, S. H., Mahr, T. & Immunology, the Section on Allergy, (2010). Management of Food Allergy in the School Setting. Pediatrics, 126(6), 1232–1239. PMID: 21115583.

Hagan, J. B., Fasano, M. B., Spector, S., Wasserman, R. L., Melamed, I., Rojavin, M. A., Zenker, O. & Orange, J. S. (2010). Efficacy and safety of a new 20% immunoglobulin preparation for subcutaneous administration, IgPro20, in patients with primary immunodeficiency. Journal of clinical immunology, 30(5), 734-45. PMID: 20454851.

Skoner, D., Gentile, D., Bush, R., Fasano, M. B., McLaughlin, A. & Esch, R. E. (2010). Sublingual immunotherapy in patients with allergic rhinoconjunctivitis caused by ragweed pollen. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology, 125(3), 660-6, 666.e1-666.e4. PMID: 20153030.

Fasano, M. B. (2010). Combined airways: impact of upper airway on lower airway. Current opinion in otolaryngology & head and neck surgery, 18(1), 15-20. PMID: 19915468.

Dowden, A. M., Rullo, O. J., Aziz, N., Fasano, M. B., Chatila, T. & Ballas, Z. K. (2009). Idiopathic systemic capillary leak syndrome: novel therapy for acute attacks. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology, 124(5), 1111-3. PMID: 19703708.

Hare, N. (2008). Clinical Manifestations of Food Allergy: Differentiating True Allergy From Food Intolerance. Postgraduate Medicine, 120(2). DOI: 10.3810/pgm.2008.07.1799.

Awad, O. G., Lee, J. H., Fasano, M. B. & Graham, S. M. (2008). Sinonasal outcomes after endoscopic sinus surgery in asthmatic patients with nasal polyps: a difference between aspirin-tolerant and aspirin-induced asthma?. The Laryngoscope, 118(7), 1282-6. PMID: 18475212.

Awad, O. G., Fasano, M. B., Lee, J. H. & Graham, S. M. (2008). Asthma outcomes after endoscopic sinus surgery in aspirin-tolerant versus aspirin-induced asthmatic patients. American journal of rhinology, 22(2), 197-203. PMID: 18416980.

Fasano, M. B. (2008). Asthma articles- Baby, ages 0-1; Toddler, ages 1-2; Pre-schooler, ages 2-4; Grade school, ages 5-8. Babycenter.com.

Walker, N. E., Fasano, M. B., Hobbs, R. A. & Horwitz, P. A. (2007). Clopidogrel desensitization protocol for the treatment of thienopyridine hypersensitivity. Critical pathways in cardiology, 6(1), 26-9. PMID: 17667884.

Fasano, M. B. (2006). Dermatologic food allergy. Pediatric annals, 35(10), 727-31. PMID: 17048715.

Walker, N. E., Fasano, M. B. & Horwitz, P. A. (2006). Desensitization for the management of clopidogrel hypersensitivity: initial clinical experience. The Journal of invasive cardiology, 18(7), 341-4. PMID: 16816444.

Fasano, M. B. (2005). Inhaled and intranasal corticosteroids and your child [patient evaulation brochure]. American Academy of Pediatrics.

Fasano, M. B. (2005). Asthma and your child [patient evaulation brochure]. American Academy of Pediatrics.

Fasano, M. B. (2005). Asthma articles- Baby, ages 0-1; Toddler, ages 1-2; Pre-schooler, ages 2-4; Grade school, ages 5-8. Babycenter.com.

Fasano, M. B. (2005). Living with asthma: guide for African-American families. American Academy of Pediatrics.

Fasano, M. B. (2005). Living with asthma video script. American Academy of Pediatrics.

Fasano, M. B. (2003). Primary immunodeficiencies. In R. H. Gates (Eds.) Infectious disease secrets. (2. ed.) Philadelphia: Elsevier, Hanley Belfus.

Georgitis, J. W., Fasano, M. B. (2001). Allergenic components of vaccines and avoidance of vaccination-related adverse events. Current allergy reports, 1(1), 11-7. PMID: 11899279.

Duke, S. G., McGuirt, Jr, W. F., Jewett, T. & Fasano, M. B. (2000). Velocardiofacial syndrome: incidence of immune cytopenias. Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery, 126(9), 1141-5. PMID: 10979130.

Dunagan, D. P., Rubin, B. K. & Fasano, M. B. (1999). Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in a child receiving ACTH for infantile spasms. Pediatric pulmonology, 27(4), 286-9. PMID: 10230930.

James, J. M., Zeiger, R. S., Lester, M. R., Fasano, M. B., Gern, J. E., Mansfield, L. E., Schwartz, H. J., Sampson, H. A., Windom, H. H., Machtinger, S. B. & Lensing, S. (1998). Safe administration of influenza vaccine to patients with egg allergy. The Journal of pediatrics, 133(5), 624-8. PMID: 9821418.

Fasano, M. B., Wells, J. D. & McCall, C. E. (1998). Human neutrophils express the prostaglandin G/H synthase 2 gene when stimulated with bacterial lipopolysaccharide. Clinical immunology and immunopathology, 87(3), 304-8. PMID: 9646841.

Fleischman, A., Hershfield, M. S., Toutain, S., Lederman, H. M., Sullivan, K. E., Fasano, M. B., Greene, J. & Winkelstein, J. A. (1998). Adenosine deaminase deficiency and purine nucleoside phosphorylase deficiency in common variable immunodeficiency. Clinical and diagnostic laboratory immunology, 5(3), 399-400. PMID: 9605997.

Bowton, D. L., Fasano, M. B. & Bass, D. A. (1998). Skin sensitivity to allergen does not accurately predict airway response to allergen. Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology, 80(2), 207-11. PMID: 9494456.

Fasano, M. B. (1998). Primary immunodeficiencies. In R. H. Gates (Eds.) Infectious disease secrets. Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus.

Bowton, D. L., Seeds, M. C., Fasano, M. B., Goldsmith, B. & Bass, D. A. (1997). Phospholipase A2 and arachidonate increase in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid after inhaled antigen challenge in asthmatics. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine, 155(2), 421-5. PMID: 9032172.

Fasano, M. B., Sullivan, K. E., Sarpong, S. B., Wood, R. A., Jones, S. M., Johns, C. J., Lederman, H. M., Bykowsky, M. J., Greene, J. M. & Winkelstein, J. A. (1996). Sarcoidosis and common variable immunodeficiency. Report of 8 cases and review of the literature. Medicine, 75(5), 251-61. PMID: 8862347.

Samet, J. M., Fonteh, A. N., Galli, S. J., Tsai, M., Fasano, M. B. & Chilton, F. H. (1996). Alterations in arachidonic acid metabolism in mouse mast cells induced to undergo maturation in vitro in response to stem cell factor. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology, 97(6), 1329-41. PMID: 8648030.

Fasano, M. B. (1995). Risks and benefits of intravenous immunoglobulin treatment in children. Current opinion in pediatrics, 7(6), 688-94. PMID: 8776020.

Samet, J. M., Fasano, M. B., Fonteh, A. N. & Chilton, F. H. (1995). Selective induction of prostaglandin G/H synthase I by stem cell factor and dexamethasone in mast cells. The Journal of biological chemistry, 270(14), 8044-9. PMID: 7536192.

Perlman, E. J., Lederman, H. M., Taylor, G. A., Fasano, M. B., Loughlin, G. M. & Zeitlin, P. L. (1993). "Bronchitis" obliterans and prolonged transient hypogammaglobulinemia in a child. Pediatric pulmonology, 16(6), 375-9. PMID: 8134161.

Fasano, M. B., Sullivan, K., Ibsen, L. & Winkelstein, J. A. (1993). Chronic meningococcemia in a child with a deficiency of the sixth component of complement. Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, 4(4), 214-6. PMID: 8298713.

Fasano, M. B., McClosky, J. & Winkelstein, J. A. (1993). Pathophysiology of the immune system. In P. R. Holbrook (Eds.) Textbook of pediatric critical care. Philadelphia: Saunders.

Fasano, M. B., Winkelstein, J. A., LaRosa, T., Bias, W. B. & McLean, R. H. (1992). A unique recombination event resulting in a C4A*Q0,C4B*Q0 double null haplotype. The Journal of clinical investigation, 90(4), 1180-4. PMID: 1401055.

Fasano, M. B., Wood, R. A., Cooke, S. K. & Sampson, H. A. (1992). Egg hypersensitivity and adverse reactions to measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine. The Journal of pediatrics, 120(6), 878-81. PMID: 1593346.

Esolen, L. M., Fasano, M. B., Flynn, J., Burton, A. & Lederman, H. M. (1992). Pneumocystis carinii osteomyelitis in a patient with common variable immunodeficiency. The New England journal of medicine, 326(15), 999-1001. PMID: 1545853.

Fasano, M. B., Cousart, S., Neal, S. & McCall, C. E. (1991). Increased expression of the interleukin 1 receptor on blood neutrophils of humans with the sepsis syndrome. The Journal of clinical investigation, 88(5), 1452-9. PMID: 1834697.

Fasano, M. B., Densen, P., McLean, R. H. & Winkelstein, J. A. (1990). Prevalence of Homozygous C4B Deficiency in Patients with Deficiencies of Terminal Complement Components and Meningococcemia. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 162(5), 1220–1221. PMID: 2230255.

Fasano, M. B., Hamosh, A. & Winkelstein, J. A. (1990). Recurrent systemic bacterial infections in homozygous C2 deficiency. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, 1(1), 46–49. DOI: 10.1111/j.1399-3038.1990.tb00008.x.

Arden, N. H., Patriarca, P. A., Fasano, M. B., Lui, K. J., Harmon, M. W., Kendal, A. P. & Rimland, D. (1988). The roles of vaccination and amantadine prophylaxis in controlling an outbreak of influenza A (H3N2) in a nursing home. Archives of internal medicine, 148(4), 865-8. PMID: 3355306.

Fasano, M. B., Hayes, J. & Wilson, R. (1986). Traditional beliefs and use of health care services by Vietnamese and Laotian refugees. Texas medicine, 82(8), 33-6. PMID: 3750210.

Hofstetter, M., Fasano, M. B. & Ottesen, E. A. (1983). Modulation of the host response in human schistosomiasis. IV. Parasite antigen induces release of histamine that inhibits lymphocyte responsiveness in vitro. Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950), 130(3), 1376-80. PMID: 6185579.