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Meet the Practitioners

Dr. Megon Bresciani
Allergist

Iscrizione Ordine dei Medici di Roma
no. 55390
P.I. 08975781009

A dual Italian/American citizen, Dr. Bresciani grew up in Italy and the U.S. She completed her high school and medical studies in Naples, then spent two years of her Residency training in Montpellier, France, at the Service des Maladies Respiratoire, Hôpital Universitaire A.de Villeneuve and the CNRS Unitè 454 “Immunopathologie de l’asthme” where she fell in love with asthma research. Since then she has participated in many Italian/European clinical research projects. She has been practicing in Rome since 2006.

Training and certifications:
- Laurea in Medicina e Chirurgia, Second University of Naples, Italy (July 1996)
- Residency in Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Second University of Naples, Italy (November 2000)
- PhD in Cllinical Immunology, Secon University of Naples, Italy (November 2004)
- Practical Spirometry course, Royal Brompton Hospital, Lung Function Unit, London UK (June 2007)
- First level training in “Bioterapia Nutrizionale”, Centro Ricerche Vis Sanatrix Naturae, Rome, Italy (2004-2006)

Memberships:
-European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI);
-Associazione Allergologi Italiani Territoriali ed Ospedalieri (AAITO) Lazio Section Board;
-Italian Working Group (Progetto Mondiale Asma) for the translation and revision of the International GINA Guidelines on Asthma (www.ginasma.it) since 2007;
-Allergy Working Group of the Ordine dei Medici e Chirurghi di Roma since 2015

Services provided:
Diagnosis and treatment of respiratory, food, skin allergies.
Immunotherapy.
Spirometry and treatment of asthma.
Guidance for food intolerances.

Languages spoken: Italian, English, French

Main publications:
D'Amato G, Vitale C, Lanza M, Sanduzzi A, Molino A, Mormile M, Vatrella A, Bilò MB, Antonicelli L, Bresciani M, et al. Near fatal asthma: treatment and prevention. Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol. 2016

Bonini M, Gramiccioni C, Fioretti D, Ruckert B, Rinaldi M, et al. AIDA and the Italian Unit of the GA2LEN Olympic Study. Asthma, allergy and the Olympics: a 12-year survey in elite athletes. Curr Opin Allergy and Immunol. 2015

Asero R, Bresciani M, Cervone M, Minale P, Murzilli F, et al. Analysis of the IgE response to pine nut allergens in Italian allergic patients. J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol. 2014

Haahtela T, Burbach GJ, Bachert C, Bindslev-Jensen C, Bresciani M, et al. Clinical relevance is associated with allergen-specific wheal size in skin prick testing. Clin Exp Allergy. 2014

Heinzerling L, Mari A, Bergmann KC, Bresciani M, Burbach G, et al. The skin prick test:European standards. Clin Transl Allergy. 2013

Braido F, Comaschi M, Valle I, Delgado L, Coccini A, et al; ARGA Study Group; EAACI/CME Committee. Knowledge and health care re source al location: CME/CPD course guideline-based efficacy. Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol. 2012

Antonicelli L, Braschi MC, Bresciani M, Bonifazi M, Baldacci S,et al. The complex link between severities of asthma and rhinitisi in mite allergic patients. Respir Med. 2013

Baldacci S, Maio S, Simoni M, Cerrai S, Sarno, Bresciani M, et al; ARGA study group. The Arga study with general practitioners:impact of medical education on asthma/rinitis management. Respir Med. 2012

AAITO-IFIACI Anisakis Consortium. Anisakis hypersensitivity in Italy: prevalence and clinical features: a multicener study. Allergy. 2011

Bousquet PJ, Burbach G, Heinzerling LM, Edenharter G, Bresciani M, et al. GA2LEN skin test study III: minimum battery of test inhalent allergens needed in epidemiological studies in patients. Allergy. 2009

Burbach GJ, Heinzerling LM, Edenharter G, Bachert C, Bresciani M,et al. GA(2)LEN skin test study II: clinical relevance of inhalant allergen sensitizations in Europe. Allergy. 2009

Heinzerling LM, Burbach GJ, Edenharter G, Bachert C, Bresciani M, et al. GA(2)LEN skin test study I: GA(2)LEN harmonization of skin prick testing: novel sensitization patterns for inhalant allergens in Europe. Allergy. 2009

Bresciani M, Lalibertè F, Lalibertè MF, Gramiccioni C, Bonini S. Nerve Growth Factor localisation in the nasal mucosa of patients with persistent allergic rhinitis. Allergy. 2009

Shaheen S, Potts J, Gnatiuc L, Makowska J, Kowalski ML; Selenium and Asthma Research Integration project; GA2LEN. The relation between paracetamol use and asthma: a GA2LEN European case-control study. Eur Respir J. 2008

Burney P, Potts J, Makowska J, Kowalski M, Bresciani M, et al. A case-control study of the relation between plasma selenium and asthma in European populations: a GAL2EN project. Allergy. 2008

Bonini S, Rasi G, Brusasco V, Carlsen KH, Bresciani M, et al. Nonspecific provocation of target organs in allergic diseases: EAACI-GA(2)LEN consensus report. Allergy. 2007

Heinzerling L, Frew AJ, Bindslev-Jensen C, Bonini S, Bousquet J, Bresciani M, et al. Standard skin prick testing and sensitization to inhalant allergens across Europe--a survey from the GALEN network. Allergy. 2005

Bresciani M, Parisi C, Menghi G, Bonini S.Hygiene hypothesis: does it function world wide? Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2005

Bonini S, Lambiase A, Lapucci G, Properzi F, Bresciani M, et al. Nerve growth factor and asthma. Allergy. 2002

Bresciani M, Paradis L, Des Roches A, Vernhet H, Vachier I, et al. Rhinosinusitis in severe asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2001

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