Four major focuses

  • Patient care/education
  • SCID Newborn Screening referral center
  • Research: We offer opportunities for our patients to be involved in the latest research on primary immunodeficiencies. Clinical protocols include the only USIDNET enrolling site in eastern Missouri and opportunities to participate in clinical trials through the Primary Immune Deficiency Treatment Consortium. We also have clinical protocol to investigate the genetic causes of primary immunodeficiencies.
  • Designated Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic and Research Center for Primary Immunodeficiencies at St. Louis Children’s Hospital

We provide

  • Inpatient consultation services for children with suspected immunologic disorders, including prompt evaluation of infants with abnormal newborn screen results
  • Clinics — seven times per month — at St. Louis Children’s Hospital attended by immunology-focused physicians representing all relevant specialties
  • Dedicated nurse practitioner to coordinate patient care and enhance the ease of referrals
  • Opportunities for patients to enroll in clinical trials