More Rare Than a Pink Steak

November 15, 2018

Usually when a news headline is phrased as a question, the answer is “no” or, at best, “maybe.” But the cover of the current issue of C-Ville, Charlottesville’s alternative weekly, features a rare exception. It asks, “Could you be… Read More

Meat Sensitivity Spread by Ticks Linked to Heart Disease

June 15, 2018

The meat allergy spread by ticks continues to get more interesting — and concerning. A team of our researchers led by Coleen McNamara, MD, has linked sensitivity to the allergen in meat to increased buildup of fatty plaque in… Read More

The Meat Allergy: What’s It Like?

March 29, 2018

One day you enjoy a hamburger with no problem and the next time you eat one you have a severe, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. Scary stuff, huh?

This is the meat allergy, one of our discoveries that attracts perpetual interest…. Read More