March 27, 2017
PhD Candidate Peter E. Deak - "Inhibitors for Allergic Reactions to Peanuts and Drugs: Epitope Analysis, Molecule Design and Characterization"
This dissertation describes the design, synthesis and characterization of a novel type of molecule for the inhibition of allergic reactions to food proteins and drug molecules. Allergies are a growing problem in the western world, causing a person’s immune system to attack innocuous compounds such as food, environmental factors or drugs. Moreover, allergies do not have a preventative treatment that works for severe reactions.>Full Description