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Director of Duke's Asthma and Allergic Diseases Center, Chief of Allery & Immunology, JB Sidbury Professor of Pediatrics

Active years

1968-present

Degrees

BS Duke, MD UNC (pediatric immunology)

Pioneered use of bone marrow and thymus transplants to treat SCID -- "bubble boy disease," persuaded NC legislators to add SCID to the newborn blood testing panel, still winning grants and publishing scientific work in her late 80s.