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Search Program Faculty/Research

Edward G. Brooks, M.D.

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Dr. Edward Brooks received his medical training at Texas Tech University and Harvard University. Dr. Brooks is a frequent speaker and consultant on airway inflammation caused by bacteria and air pollution as they relate to asthma. He actively investigates new drug targets for asthma treatment, and has written over 50 journal articles, book chapters, and reviews in immunology. 

Selected Publications

Wood PR, Hill VL, Burks ML, Peters JI, Singh H, Kannan TR, Vale S, Cagle MP, Principe MF, Baseman JB, Brooks EG. Mycoplasma pneumoniae in children with acute and refractory asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2013 May;110(5):328-334.

Burks ML, Brooks EG, Hill VL, Peters JI, Wood PR. Assessing proxy reports: agreement between children with asthma and their caregivers on quality of life. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2013 Jul;111(1):14-9.

Andrews CP, Ratner PH, Ehler BR, Brooks EG, Pollock BH, Ramirez DA, Jacobs RL. The mountain cedar model in clinical trials of seasonal allergic rhinoconjunctivitis. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2013 Jul;111(1):9-13.

Medina JL, Coalson JJ, Brooks EG, Winter VT, Chaparro A, Principe MF, Kannan TR, Baseman JB, Dube PH. Mycoplasma pneumoniae CARDS toxin induces pulmonary eosinophilic and lymphocytic inflammation. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2012 Jun;46(6):815-22.

Hochman DJ, Collaco CR, Brooks EG. Acrolein induction of oxidative stress and degranulation in mast cells. Environ Toxicol. 2012 Oct 10.

Pediatrics/Infectious Diseases


M.D., Medicine, Texas Tech University School of Medicine, 1985

B.S., Chemistry, Washington & Lee University, 1981



Phone: (210) 567-5250

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