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Below are Dr. Iweala’s popular media appearances and mentions.  Feel free to click the links and read up on any of the articles!


“Tick Season, Part 2: Red Meat Allergy From Tick Bites” The Sci’more Podcast June 1, 2023. Spotify: Apple Music: Google Podcast:

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology, Feb 25 to 28.” (Regarding COVID-19 Vaccination Well-tolerated in Patients with Mast Cell Activation Syndrome).  HealthDay: News for Healthier Living. March 7, 2022.

 “Patients with mast cell activation syndrome tolerate COVID-19 vaccines.” Healio. February 28, 2022.

 “Mast Cell Disorder Patients Tolerating COVID-19 Vaccine.”  Allergic Living. February 3, 2022.

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. (2022, February 1). COVID-19 Vaccination Well-tolerated in Patients with Mast Cell Activation Syndrome [Press Release].

“Synthetic Biology Partners with AI to Delete Food Allergies.” Forbes Magazine. January 28, 2021.

“Taking a Bite Out of Meat Allergies.” Endeavors: Stories Powered by UNC Research. August 14, 2020.

“Understanding and Treating a Food Allergy Epidemic.” Finding Genius Podcast: Health, Bioscience, and Medicine Edition. March 06, 2020.

“Sesame Allergies Are Likely More Widespread Than Previously Thought: The Salt.” National Public Radio (NPR). August 2, 2019.

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“Ticked Off. Health Flash: Lyme Disease Isn’t the Only Threat from the Tiny Bugs.” Women’s Health Magazine. June 2019. p77-78.

“What Restaurants, and the Rest of Us, Get Wrong About Food Allergies.” WGBH PBS NOVA. April 24, 2019.

“Peanut Allergies are on the Rise. This Chemical Compound Could Prevent Life-Threatening Reactions.” WGBH PBS NOVA. April 8, 2019.

“Cases of Tick-Borne Meat Allergy May Be on the Rise.” Voice of America. July 31, 2018.

“What the Mystery of Tick-Borne Meat Allergy Could Reveal.” The New York Times Magazine. July 24, 2018.