Allergy & Asthma Specialists, P.C.

Center Information

Ann Schwartz
Research Coordinator
Allergy & Asthma Specialists, P.C.
470 Sentry Parkway East, Suite 200
Blue Bell, PA 19422
USA
610-825-5800 ext 7
610-397-0873 (fax)
aschwartz@allergypc.com
www.86cough.com
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Therapeutic Areas

Immunology
Internal Medicine
Pediatrics/Neonatology
Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases

Center Overview

Allergy and Asthma Specialists, P.C. presently consists of twelve physicians. We have eight offices in the greater Philadelphia area and are the areas largest provider of allergy and immunology services. With a database of over 24,000 patients, we are a key player in performing allergy and asthma trials.

We view our research center as an integrated component of our clinical practice, not a division.

All of our physician partners are dedicated in elevating our Research Center to the highest in performance and standards.

Clinical Research Experience

Our group has been conducting research for over 20 years. We are the largest Allergy and Asthma specialists in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We therefore specialize in Allergic Rhinitis, Atopic Dermatitis, Urticaria, and Allergic Conjunctivitis trials as well as asthma trials for all age groups. We conduct largely phase III and IV trials but we have conducted phase II as well.

The following is a list of sponsors with whom we have run multiple clinical trials.

  • Schering Plough/ITGI
  • Glaxo SmithKline
  • Zeneca/Astra Zeneca
  • Forest Pharmaceuticals
  • Merck
  • Pfizer
  • Bayer
  • Sepracor
  • Aventis
  • Alcon
  • Genentech
  • Meda Pharmaceuticals
  • Circassia
  • Allergy Therapeutics

Facility Description

Our largest office of the eight and our business center, is minutes from the Pennsylvania Turnpike and local hotels. In addition we are in close proximity to the Philadelphia airport, approximately a 45-minute drive.

A beautiful modern facility comprising approximately 7500 square feet; we have within our research center a treadmill, ECG machines, pulmonary function testing, centrifuge, freezers, locked storage, and ample work space for monitors.

Investigator Experience

All of our physicians are board certified.
Robert Anolik, MD
Allergy and Immunology, Pediatrics

Mark A. Posner, MD
Allergy and Immunology, Pediatrics

Eva Jakabovics, MD
Allergy and Immunology, Pediatrics

Nora J. Lin, MD
Allergy and Immunology, Pediatrics

Matthew I. Fogg, MD
Allergy and Immunology, Pediatrics

Sandhya H. Desai, MD
Allergy and Immunology, Pediatrics

Anjana Annie Khuntia, MD
Allergy and Immunology, Pediatrics

Shashank Sheth, MD
Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicines

Christine Malloy, MD
Allergy and Immunology, Pediatrics

Patrick M. Vannelli, MD
Allergy and Immunology, Pediatrics

Niti Agarwal, MD
Allergy and Immunology, Pediatrics

Neetu Dhawan, DO
Internal Medicine

Elizabeth C. Bailey, CRNP, MSN

Staff Expertise

Our research center is staffed with one full time Clinical Research Coordinator and a per diem Coordinator.

Ann Schwartz, RN, CCRC
Certified Clinical Research Coordinator,
Over 15 years experience in research

Patient Demographics

We have eight locations in Southeastern Pennsylvania--Blue Bell, Philadelphia, Jenkintown, Landsdale, Collegeville, Pottstown, King of Prussia, and Doylestown--treating over 15,000 patients a year. 53% of our patients are pediatric and adolescent, 47% are adults. Approximately 20% of our patient population is comprised of minority races.

Other Information

We use Central IRBs. Our processing of Regulatory Documents as well as Financial Research Contracts is always very expedient; typically within one business week. We have experience using RDE.

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If you are interested in contacting this center to discuss placing a clinical trial there, please complete and send the email form below. A representative from the research center will then follow up with you.