Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is committed to providing exceptional care for children with Primary Immunodeficiency Disorders. Here are stories of patients we’ve helped and news surrounding our fight to cure these rare disorders.

INFILTR8: Rare Disease Attacks a Child’s Immune System (Links to an external site)

It seems unthinkable, but doctors are still faced with treating diseases that they have never seen before. So rare, that many times they go undiagnosed, misdiagnosed, and mismanaged for years. Another one of these diseases that attacks children, especially boys, has been discovered. And now researchers worldwide are working together to find innovative ways to […]

Jeffrey Modell Foundation offers hope for children with Primary Immunodeficiency Disorders (Links to an external site)

St. Louis Children’s Hospital is now recognized as a Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic and Research Center for Primary Immunodeficiencies. This was made possible by Vicki and Fred Modell, who established the Jeffrey Modell Foundation in memory of their son, Jeffrey, who died at the age of 15 from complications of Primary Immunodeficiency (PI)—a group of more than 350 […]