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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Gern is board-certified in Allergy and Immunology and Pediatrics. His areas of interest include childhood allergies, asthma, food allergies, and immune deficiency.

Specialties

Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Allergic Rhinitis

Allergy Testing

Asthma

Atopic Dermatitis/Eczema

Drug Allergies

Food Allergy

Immunodeficiency Disorders

Immunotherapy

Insect Sting Allergy

Latex Allergies

Patch Testing

Preschool Wheezing

Pulmonary Function Test

Recurrent Sinus Infection

Uticaria

Clinics

American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Pediatrics
Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Allergy & Immunology
Pediatrics
Fellowship The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Internship State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
Medical School University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

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Research

Dr. Gern leads several NIH-funded studies to define the role of viral infections in the initiation and disease activity of asthma, and to identify interactions between host and viral factors that determine the severity of respiratory illnesses. He is the Principal Investigator for the University of Wisconsin Asthma and Allergic Diseases Clinical Research Center.


PubMed Articles
Barretto KT Brockman-Schneider RA Kuipers I Basnet S Bochkov YA Altman MC Jarjour NN Gern JE Esnault S Human airway epithelial cells express a functional IL-5 receptor. Allergy . 2020 Aug;75(8)
[PubMed ID: 32246831]
Gern JE Immune responses to rhinoviruses and asthma: Are we 3 steps closer to the door? J Allergy Clin Immunol . 2020 Jul 14;
[PubMed ID: 32673613]
Steiman CA Evans MD Lee KE Lasarev MR Gangnon RE Olson BF Barnes KL Bendixsen CG Seroogy CM Gern JE Patterns of Farm Exposure are Associated with Reduced Incidence of Atopic Dermatitis in Early Life. J Allergy Clin Immunol . 2020 Jul 7;
[PubMed ID: 32650021]
Vogt MR Fu J Kose N Williamson LE Bombardi R Setliff I Georgiev IS Klose T Rossmann MG Bochkov YA Gern JE Kuhn RJ Crowe JE Jr Human antibodies neutralize enterovirus D68 and protect against infection and paralytic disease. Sci Immunol . 2020 Jul 3;5(49)
[PubMed ID: 32620559]
Nakagome K Shimizu T Bochkov YA Noguchi T Kobayashi T Soma T Ueki S Gern JE Nagata M Cadherin-related family member 3 upregulates the effector functions of eosinophils. Allergy . 2020 Jul;75(7):1805-1809
[PubMed ID: 32056219]
Jackson DJ Busse WW Bacharier LB Kattan M O'Connor GT Wood RA Visness CM Durham SR Larson D Esnault S Ober C Gergen PJ Becker P Togias A Gern JE Altman MC Association of respiratory allergy, asthma, and expression of the SARS-CoV-2 receptor ACE2. J Allergy Clin Immunol . 2020 Jul;146(1):203-206.e3
[PubMed ID: 32333915]
Mansbach JM Geller RJ Hasegawa K Piedra PA Avadhanula V Gern JE Bochkov YA Espinola JA Sullivan AF Camargo CA Detection of respiratory syncytial virus or rhinovirus weeks after hospitalization for bronchiolitis and the risk of recurrent wheezing. J Infect Dis . 2020 Jun 20;
[PubMed ID: 32564083]
Papadopoulos NG Custovic A Deschildre A Mathioudakis AG Phipatanakul W Wong G Xepapadaki P Agache I Bacharier L Bonini M Castro-Rodriguez JA Chen Z Craig T Ducharme FM El-Sayed ZA Feleszko W Fiocci A Garcia-Marcos L Gern JE Goh A Gómez RM Hamelmann EH Hedlin G Hossny EM Jartti T Kalayci O Kaplan A Konradsen J Kuna P Lau S Le Souef P Lemanske RF Mäkelä MJ Morais-Almeida M Murray C Nagaraju K Namazova-Baranova L Garcia AN Yusuf OM Pitrez PMC Pohunek P Pozo Beltrán CF Roberts GC Valiulis A Zar HJ Pediatric Asthma in Real Life Collaborators. Impact of COVID-19 on Pediatric Asthma: Practice Adjustments and Disease Burden. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract . 2020 Jun 17;
[PubMed ID: 32561497]
Liu Y Bochkov YA Eickhoff JC Hu T Zumwalde NA Tan JW Lopez C Fichtinger PS Reddy TR Overmyer KA Gumperz JE Coon J Mathur SK Gern JE Smith JA Orosomucoid-like 3 Supports Rhinovirus Replication in Human Epithelial Cells. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol . 2020 Jun;62(6):783-792
[PubMed ID: 32078788]
Jackson DJ Bacharier LB Calatroni A Gill MA Hu J Liu AH Wheatley LM Gern JE Gruchalla RS Khurana Hershey GK Kattan M Kercsmar CM Kim H O'Connor GT Patel S Pongracic JA Wood RA Busse WW Serum IL-6: A biomarker in childhood asthma? J Allergy Clin Immunol . 2020 Jun;145(6):1701-1704.e3
[PubMed ID: 32004524]
Mathioudakis AG Custovic A Deschildre A Ducharme FM Kalayci O Murray C Garcia AN Phipatanakul W Price D Sheikh A Agache I Bacharier L Bonini M Castro-Rodriguez JA De Carlo G Craig T Diamant Z Feleszko W Ierodiakonou D Gern JE Grigg J Hedlin G Hossny EM Jartti T Kaplan A Lemanske RF Le Souef P Makela MJ Matricardi PM Miligkos M Morais-Almeida M Pite H Pitrez PMC Pohunek P Roberts G Sanchez-Garcia S Tsiligianni I Turner S Winders TA Wong G Xepapadaki P Zar HJ Papadopoulos NG Research Priorities in Pediatric Asthma: Results of a Global Survey of Multiple Stakeholder Groups by the Pediatric Asthma in Real Life (PeARL) Think Tank. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract . 2020 Jun;8(6):1953-1960.e9
[PubMed ID: 32146166]
Fujiogi M Camargo CA Jr Raita Y Bochkov YA Gern JE Mansbach JM Piedra PA Hasegawa K Respiratory viruses are associated with serum metabolome among infants hospitalized for bronchiolitis: A multicenter study. Pediatr Allergy Immunol . 2020 May 27;
[PubMed ID: 32460384]
Sheehan WJ Krouse RZ Calatroni A Gergen PJ Gern JE Gill MA Gruchalla RS Khurana Hershey GK Kattan M Kercsmar CM Lamm CI Little FF Makhija MM Searing DA Zoratti E Busse WW Teach SJ NIAID-sponsored Inner-City Asthma Consortium. Aeroallergen Sensitization, Serum IgE, and Eosinophilia as Predictors of Response to Omalizumab Therapy During the Fall Season Among Children with Persistent Asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract . 2020 May 4;
[PubMed ID: 32376491]
Agache I Song Y Rocha C Beltran J Posso M Steiner C Alonso-Coello P Akdis C Akdis M Canonica GW Casale T Chivato T Corren J Del Giacco S Eiwegger T Firinu D Gern JE Hamelmann E Hanania N Mäkelä M Martín IH Nair P O'Mahony L Papadopoulos NG Papi A Park HS Pérez de Llano L Quirce S Sastre J Shamji M Schwarze J Canelo-Aybar C Palomares O Jutel M Efficacy and safety of treatment with dupilumab for severe asthma: A systematic review of the EAACI guidelines-Recommendations on the use of biologicals in severe asthma. Allergy . 2020 May;75(5):1058-1068
[PubMed ID: 32154939]
Agache I Rocha C Beltran J Song Y Posso M Solà I Alonso-Coello P Akdis C Akdis M Canonica GW Casale T Chivato T Corren J Del Giacco S Eiwegger T Firinu D Gern JE Hamelmann E Hanania N Mäkelä M Martín IH Nair P O'Mahony L Papadopoulos NG Papi A Park HS Pérez de Llano L Quirce S Sastre J Shamji M Schwarze J Canelo-Aybar C Palomares O Jutel M Efficacy and safety of treatment with biologicals (benralizumab, dupilumab and omalizumab) for severe allergic asthma: A systematic review for the EAACI Guidelines - recommendations on the use of biologicals in severe asthma. Allergy . 2020 May;75(5):1043-1057
[PubMed ID: 32064642]
Agache I Beltran J Akdis C Akdis M Canelo-Aybar C Canonica GW Casale T Chivato T Corren J Del Giacco S Eiwegger T Firinu D Gern JE Hamelmann E Hanania N Mäkelä M Hernández-Martín I Nair P O'Mahony L Papadopoulos NG Papi A Park HS Pérez de Llano L Posso M Rocha C Quirce S Sastre J Shamji M Song Y Steiner C Schwarze J Alonso-Coello P Palomares O Jutel M Efficacy and safety of treatment with biologicals (benralizumab, dupilumab, mepolizumab, omalizumab and reslizumab) for severe eosinophilic asthma. A systematic review for the EAACI Guidelines - recommendations on the use of biologicals in severe asthma. Allergy . 2020 May;75(5):1023-1042
[PubMed ID: 32034960]
Altman MC Beigelman A Ciaccio C Gern JE Heymann PW Jackson DJ Kennedy JL Kloepfer K Lemanske RF Jr McWilliams LM Muehling L Nance C Peebles RS Jr Evolving concepts in how viruses impact asthma: A Work Group Report of the Microbes in Allergy Committee of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. J Allergy Clin Immunol . 2020 May;145(5):1332-1344
[PubMed ID: 31926183]
Ober C McKennan CG Magnaye KM Altman MC Washington C 3rd Stanhope C Naughton KA Rosasco MG Bacharier LB Billheimer D Gold DR Gress L Hartert T Havstad S Khurana Hershey GK Hallmark B Hogarth DK Jackson DJ Johnson CC Kattan M Lemanske RF Lynch SV Mendonca EA Miller RL Naureckas ET O'Connor GT Seroogy CM Wegienka G White SR Wood RA Wright AL Zoratti EM Martinez FD Ownby D Nicolae DL Levin AM Gern JE Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes-Children's Respiratory Research Workgroup. Expression quantitative trait locus fine mapping of the 17q12-21 asthma locus in African American children: a genetic association and gene expression study. Lancet Respir Med . 2020 May;8(5):482-492
[PubMed ID: 32380068]
Fujiogi M Camargo CA Jr Raita Y Bochkov YA Gern JE Mansbach JM Piedra PA Hasegawa K Association of rhinovirus species with nasopharyngeal metabolome in bronchiolitis infants: A multicenter study. Allergy . 2020 Apr 18;
[PubMed ID: 32306415]
Wiesner DL Merkhofer RM Ober C Kujoth GC Niu M Keller NP Gern JE Brockman-Schneider RA Evans MD Jackson DJ Warner T Jarjour NN Esnault SJ Feldman MB Freeman M Mou H Vyas JM Klein BS Club Cell TRPV4 Serves as a Damage Sensor Driving Lung Allergic Inflammation. Cell Host Microbe . 2020 Apr 8;27(4):614-628.e6
[PubMed ID: 32130954]