Contributor details for Francesca Levi-Schaffer


Francesca Levi-Schaffer


Isaac and Myrna Kaye Chair in Immunopharmacology
Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Unit
Institute for Drug Research
School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
POB 12065, Ein Kerem
Jerusalem 91120, Israel



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Research interests

eosinophils and mast cells as effector cells in allergic inflammation: characterization of new receptors/ligands, hypoxia/angiogenesis and eosinophils, asthma, atopic dermatitis, allergic rhinitis, immunopharmacological modulation of allergic diseases by bispecific recombinant antibodies, bacteria interactions with eosinophils and mast cells, the allergic effector unit, mast cell derived tumors: new antibody based treatment, the allergic inflammation and the resolvome, non IgE-mediated mast cell activation in diseases

NC-IUPHAR and oversight committee membership

Antibody Subcommittee
Core Members
Scientific Advisors for IUPHAR Guide to Immunopharmacology