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Stacie Jones, MD

Professor of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/College of Medicine/Department of Pediatrics
Chief, Allergy and Immunology
Dr. and Mrs. Leeman King Endowed Chair in Pediatric Allergy
Co-Director, Lung Cell Biology Laboratory
Phone:  501-364-1100
Research Overview

Dr. Stacie Jones is a Professor within the Department of Pediatrics and the Section Chief of Allergy and Immunology at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Jones’ research is focused in the areas of both clinical and translational science research. Her primary area of research focuses on basic science and translational research related to asthma mechanisms and clinical and translational studies in food allergy. In collaboration with Dr. Richard Kurten, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Dr. Jones has ongoing projects conducted in the Lung Cell Biology Laboratory related to airway changes and responsiveness to medications. Dr. Jones’ clinical research is focused on developing new therapies for children and adults with food allergy. The work conducted at ACHRI by Dr. Jones with partners, Dr. Tamara Perry, Dr. Amy Scurlock, and Dr. Jeremy Bufford in collaboration with Dr. Wesley Burks at Duke University, is pioneering new therapies for children with peanut allergy. Dr. Jones and her team are also part of the 5-center, NIH-funded, Consortium of Food Allergy Research, developed to improve understanding of mechanisms of food allergy and to develop new treatments for food allergic children and adults. Additionally, Dr. Jones’ clinical research includes studies to improve efficacious, safe drug labeling for medications related to asthma and allergic disease in children.

Recent Publications

Heulitt MJ, Jones SM, Holt SJ, Thurman TL, Jo CH, Simpson PM. Repeated measurements of respiratory mechanics in developing rats utilizing a forced oscillation technique. Exp Lung Res. 2008 Sep;34(7):409-23.

Perry TT, Vargas PA, McCracken A, Jones SM. Underdiagnosed and uncontrolled asthma: findings in rural schoolchildren from the Delta region of Arkansas. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2008 Oct;101(4):375-81.

Hofmann AM, Scurlock AM, Jones SM, Palmer KP, Lokhnygina Y, Steele PH, Kamilaris J, Burks AW. Safety of a peanut oral immunotherapy protocol in children with peanut allergy. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2009 Aug;124(2):286-91.]

Jones SM, Pons L, Roberts JL, Scurlock AM, Perry TT, Kulis M, Shreffler WG, Steele P, Henry KA, Adair M, Francis JM, Durham S, Vickery BP, Zhong X, Burks AW. Clinical efficacy and immune regulation with peanut oral immunotherapy J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2009 Aug;124(2):292-300.

Sicherer SH, Wood RA, Stablein D, Lindblad R, Burks AW, Liu AH, Fleischer DM, Leung DYM, Sampson HA. Maternal consumption of peanut during pregnancy is a risk factor for high-level peanut sensitization in atopic infants. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2010 126:1191-1197.

Vickery BP, Pons L, Kulis M, Steele P, Jones SM, Burks AW. Individualizing maintenance doses of egg white oral immunotherapy based on IgE levels is associated with the development of tolerance. Annals Allergy Asthma Immunol 2010 105:444-450.

Groetch, ME, Christie, L, Vargas, PA, Jones, SM, Sicherer, SH. Food allergy educational needs of pediatric dietitians: A survey by the consortium of food allergy research. J Nutr Educ Behav 2010 42:259-264.

Sicherer SH, Wood RA, Stablein D, Burks AW, Liu AH, Jones SM, Fleischer DM, Leung DYM, Lindbland R, Sampson HA. Immunologic features of infants with milk or egg allergy enrolled in an observational study (CoFAR) of food allergy. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2010 125(5):1077-1083.

Pesek RD, Vargas PA, Halterman JS, Jones SM, McCracken A, Perry TT. A comparison of asthma prevalence and morbidity between rural and urban schoolchildren in Arkansas. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2010 104:125-131.

Carlisle SK, Vargas PA, Noone S, Steele P, Sicherer SH, Burks AW, Jones SM. Food allergy education for school nurses: a needs assessment survey by the consortium of food allergy research. J Sch Nurs. 2010 Oct;26(5):360-7.

To find publications by Stacie Jones, please visit Pubmed Central, a National Institutes of Health-operated site for electronic distribution of life sciences research reports.


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