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Heidi T. Zafra MD

Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Pediatrics
Division: Allergy

I am willing to collaborate on research projects.
I am willing to mentor a junior faculty member.

Publications (19)

  • The changing face of the allergy/immunology fellowship, part 2: Death of the academic allergist? (Zafra H, Chiu AM) Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2023 Sep;131(3):298-299 PMID: 37169326 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85160438067 05/12/2023       1 Citation
  • Severe Asthma Standard-of-Care Background Medication Reduction With Benralizumab: ANDHI in Practice Substudy. (Louis R, Harrison TW, Chanez P, Menzella F, Philteos G, Cosio BG, Lugogo NL, de Luiz G, Burden A, Adlington T, Keeling N, Kwiatek J, Garcia Gil E, ANDHI Study Investigators) J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2023 Jun;11(6):1759-1770.e7 PMID: 36948488 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85152514359 03/23/2023       5 Citations
  • Managing Diagnosis, Treatment, and Burden of Disease in Hereditary Angioedema Patients with Normal C1-Esterase Inhibitor (Jones D, Zafra H, Anderson J) Journal of Asthma and Allergy 2023;16:447-460 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85158155205 01/01/2023    
  • Hereditary Angioedema: A Review. (Zafra H) WMJ 2022 Apr;121(1):48-53 PMID: 35442579 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85128793938 04/21/2022       4 Citations
  • Long-term prevention of hereditary angioedema attacks with lanadelumab: The HELP OLE Study. (Banerji A, Bernstein JA, Johnston DT, Lumry WR, Magerl M, Maurer M, Martinez-Saguer I, Zanichelli A, Hao J, Inhaber N, Yu M, Riedl MA, HELP OLE Investigators) Allergy 2022 Mar;77(3):979-990 PMID: 34287942 PMCID: PMC9292251 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85112680925 07/22/2021       28 Citations
  • Effectiveness of lanadelumab for preventing hereditary angioedema attacks: Subgroup analyses from the HELP study. (Johnston DT, Busse PJ, Riedl MA, Maurer M, Anderson J, Nurse C, Inhaber N, Yu M, Banerji A, HELP Study Investigators) Clin Exp Allergy 2021 Oct;51(10):1391-1395 PMID: 34166549 PMCID: PMC9290609 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85113183008 06/25/2021       1 Citation
  • Onset of effect and impact on health-related quality of life, exacerbation rate, lung function, and nasal polyposis symptoms for patients with severe eosinophilic asthma treated with benralizumab (ANDHI): a randomised, controlled, phase 3b trial. (Harrison TW, Chanez P, Menzella F, Canonica GW, Louis R, Cosio BG, Lugogo NL, Mohan A, Burden A, McDermott L, Garcia Gil E, Zangrilli JG, ANDHI study investigators) Lancet Respir Med 2021 Mar;9(3):260-274 PMID: 33357499 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85099581025 12/29/2020       101 Citations
  • Impact of lanadelumab on health-related quality of life in patients with hereditary angioedema in the HELP study. (Lumry WR, Weller K, Magerl M, Banerji A, Longhurst HJ, Riedl MA, Lewis HB, Lu P, Devercelli G, Jain G, Maurer M, HELP Study Investigators) Allergy 2021 Apr;76(4):1188-1198 PMID: 33258114 PMCID: PMC8247292 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85098010100 12/02/2020       28 Citations
  • Lanadelumab demonstrates rapid and sustained prevention of hereditary angioedema attacks. (Riedl MA, Maurer M, Bernstein JA, Banerji A, Longhurst HJ, Li HH, Lu P, Hao J, Juethner S, Lumry WR, HELP Investigators) Allergy 2020 Nov;75(11):2879-2887 PMID: 32452549 PMCID: PMC7689768 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85087498118 05/27/2020       21 Citations
  • Long-term safety and efficacy of benralizumab in patients with severe, uncontrolled asthma: 1-year results from the BORA phase 3 extension trial. (Busse WW, Bleecker ER, FitzGerald JM, Ferguson GT, Barker P, Sproule S, Olsson RF, Martin UJ, Goldman M, BORA study investigators) Lancet Respir Med 2019 Jan;7(1):46-59 PMID: 30416083 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85056170947 11/13/2018       223 Citations
  • Hereditary angioedema presenting as compartment syndrome in a white girl. (Chen WL, Gallagher J, Zafra H, Gedeit R) Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2016 Sep;117(3):321-2 PMID: 27397069 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84996565810 07/12/2016       2 Citations
  • Absence of Peripheral Eosinophilia on Initial Clinical Presentation Does Not Rule Out the Diagnosis of Acute Eosinophilic Pneumonia. (Buelow BJ, Kelly BT, Zafra HT, Kelly KJ) J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2015;3(4):597-8 PMID: 25683924 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84943366931 02/17/2015       7 Citations
  • Changes in Calcium Intake and Growth in Children With Multiple Food Allergies (Walia CLS, Feuling MB, Baumler M, Gleason L, Tam JS, Zafra H, Goday PS) Infant, Child, and Adolescent Nutrition 2 December 2014;6(6):357-362 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84912129920 12/02/2014    
  • Egg baked in product open oral food challenges are safe in selected egg-allergic patients. (Buelow BJ, Lee C, Zafra HT, Dasgupta M, Hoffmann RG, Vasudev M) Allergy Rhinol (Providence) 2014 Jul;5(2):110-2 PMID: 25198996 PMCID: PMC4124576 09/10/2014    
  • Systematic review of nutrient intake and growth in children with multiple IgE-mediated food allergies. (Sova C, Feuling MB, Baumler M, Gleason L, Tam JS, Zafra H, Goday PS) Nutr Clin Pract 2013 Dec;28(6):669-75 PMID: 24166727 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84888593734 10/30/2013       85 Citations
  • The changing face of allergy/immunology fellowship programs. (Zafra H, Chiu A) Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2013 Nov;111(5):313-5 PMID: 24125132 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84886911297 10/16/2013       1 Citation
  • The value of an allergy and clinical immunology rotation at an academic tertiary medical center. (Bauer CS, Chiu AM, Zafra HT, Gimenez LM, Nugent ML, Simpson PM, Vasudev M) Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2013 Jun;110(6):468-469.e9 PMID: 23706721 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84878216059 05/28/2013       1 Citation
  • Vocal cord dysfunction: an update. (Gimenez LM, Zafra H) Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2011 Apr;106(4):267-74; quiz 275 PMID: 21457874 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79953305644 04/05/2011       57 Citations
  • What caused progressive wheezing and cough in this woman? (Healy CT, Zafra H, Zacharisen MC, Chiles , Primack ) Journal of Respiratory Diseases 1 May 2003;24(5):223-225 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0038242099 05/01/2003    
  • Last update: 06/23/2023