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Kirsi Jarvinen-Seppo , MD , PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

Phone: 518-262 9824
Fax: 518-262 6161


2000 - PhD from Helsinki University
1996 - MD from Helsinki University
2005 - Board Certification - American Board of Pediatrics
2008 - Board Certification - American Board Allergy and Immunology

PubMed Publications

  1. Lopez-Exposito I, Song Y, Järvinen KM, Srivastava K, Li X-M. Maternal peanut exposure during pregnancy and lactation reduces peanut allergy risk in offspring. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2009; 124(5): 1039-46).

  2. Järvinen K-M, Laine S, Järvenpää A-L, Suomalainen H. Does low IgA in human milk predispose the infant to the development of cow’s milk allergy? Pediatr Res 2000;48:457-62.

  3. Järvinen K-M, Vila L, Chatchatee P, Busse PJ, Bardina L, Beyer K, Sampson HA. B-cell epitopes as a screening instrument for life-long cow’s milk allergy? J Allergy Clin Immunol 2002;110:293-7.

  4. Järvinen KM, Geller L, Bencharitiwong R, Sampson HA. Presence of functional, autoreactive IgE antibody in infants with cow’s milk allergy. Clin Exp Allergy. 2012 Feb;42(2):238-47. PMID: 22092935.

  5. Järvinen KM, Fleischer D. Can we prevent food allergy by manipulating the timing of food exposure? Review. Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. 2012 Feb;32(1):51-65. PMID: 22244232.