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Charity Fox, MD


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543 Taylor Ave
Columbus, OH 43203

Phone: (614) 293-6557

Email: fox.19@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointments

Associate Professor - Practice, Pulmonary, Crit Care, & Sleep

Physician, FGP-Otolaryngology

Associate Professor - Practice, Otolaryngology

 

Biographical

OTHER EXPERTISE
CME. April 11, 1992.Rheumatology for the Non-Rheumatologist. "Upper Respiratory Manifestations of Autoimmune Disease" OSU Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Immunology.

CME. May 13-15, 1994. Rheumatology and Allergy Update. "Asthma and Allergies: New Guidelines for Management" OSU Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Immunology.

CME. April 24-28, 1994. Ohio Medical Education Network (OMEN) TV and Radio. "Indications and Use of Steriods in Allergy and Immunology"

CME. September 22, 1999. Ohio Medical Education Network (OMEN)TV and Radio. "Recent Advances in Allergy"

CME. September 21-23, 2000. Ohio Medical Education Network (OMEN)TV and Radio. "Recent Advances in the Treatment of Allergies"

CME. January 28, 2005. OSU Center for Continuing Education WEBCAST. "Update on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Allergic Rhinitis"

Licenses

1981 - present Diplomate Board Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
1991 - present Medicine: State Medical Board of Ohio
1993 - present Diplomate Board Certified: American Board of Allergy and Immunology
 

Chapters in Books

Heterogeneity in human histamine containing cells

In vitro and in vivo studies of human basophils and mast cells: Mediators, secretagougues and pharmacology

Enhanced Intestinal Mast Cell Histamine Release in Idiopathic Inflammatory Bowel Disease

 

Degrees

1969 B.A., Smith College

1971 M.A., Johns Hopkins University

1978 M.D., University of Maryland

 

Editorial Activities

1996 - 1998 Mechanisms of Allergy and Asthma
1997 - 2000 Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
 

Honors

1977 - 1978 Dean's Research Fellowship. University of Maryland School of Medicine.
1984 Geigy Fellowship Award. American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
1984 Schering Travel Grant Awardee. American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
1985 Physician Scientist Award. National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Disease.
 

Journal Articles

 

Reference Works

January 1984 Fox CC, Dvorak AM and Lichenstein LM."The histamine-containing cells of the human peritoneum and gastrointestinal mucosa" . : 167
January 1985 Wolf EJ, Fox CC, Kagey-Sobotka A, Bayless TM and Lichenstein LM."Inhibition of histamine release from human mucosal mast cells by drugs used in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease" . : 1633
January 1985 Fox CC, Dvorak AM, Peters SP, Kagey-Sobotka A, Wolf EJ and Lichenstein LM."Human intestinal mucosal mast cells: Isolation and comparison to human lung mast cells (LMC)" . : 2176
January 1987 Fox CC, Wolf E, Kagey-Sobotka A, Bayless TM and Lichenstein LM."Potentiation of Intestinal Mast Cell Mediator Release in Inflamed Tissue" . : 930
January 1987 Fox CC, Roche JK and Lichenstein LM."Immediate Hypersensitivity Responses in Idiopathic Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): Histamine Release from Human Intestinal Mast Cells in Response to Gut Epithelial Antigens" . : 1394
January 1987 Fox CC, Moore WC, Lichenstein LM."Pharmacologic Modulation of Human Gastrointestinal Mast Cell Mediator Release" . : 216
January 1988 Stevens RL, Fox CC, Lichenstein LM, Austin KF."Identification of Chrondroitin Sulfate E Proteoglycans and Heparin Proteoglycans in the Secretory Granules of Human Lung Mast Cells" . : 298
January 1989 Fox CC, Lichtenstein LM."Neuropeptides Modulate Histamine Release by Human Intestinal Mucosal Mast Cells (HIMMC)" . : A1336
January 1989 Lazenby AJ, Alianiello R, Yardly JH, Harris ML, Bayless TM, Fox CC."Mucosal and connective tissue-type cells in normal intestine and idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease" . : A292
January 1990 Fox CC, Wojtas C, Warner JA, Dersch C, Bochner BS, Lichtenstein LM."Monoclonal Antibodies Specific for Human Basophil and Mast Cell Surface Components" . : 254
January 1990 Fox CC, Wojtas C, Warner JA, Dersch C, Bochner BS, Lichtenstein LM."Production of Monoclonal Antibodies to Basophil and Mast Cell Surface Antigens" . : A1940
January 1991 Fox CC, Undem BJ."Evidence Against Neurally Mediated Histamine Release in Guinea Pig and Human Ileum" . : 259
January 1993 Fox CC, Jewell SJ."Rat Peritoneal Mast Cells Express Class II Antigens" . : 159
January 1993 Fox CC, Jewell SJ."Antigen Presentation by Highly Enriched Mast Cell Population" . : 146A
January 1994 Fox CC."Accessory Molecule Expression by Rat Mast Cells" . : 213
January 1994 Fox CC, Lakshmanan RR."Rat Mast Cells Express Accessory Molecules for Antigen Presentation" . : A498
January 1995 Love KS, Lakshmanan RR, Everett RW,Fox CC."Accessory Molecule and MHC Class II Expression by Rat Peritoneal Mast Cells Is Not Enhanced by SCF and IFN-y" . : 295
January 1996 Love KS, Lakshmanan RR, Butterfield JH and Fox CC."Expression of MHC Class II Molecules on HMC-1 Cells is Upregulated by IFN-y but not IL-4" . : 261
January 1997 Fox CC, Love KS, Lakshmanan RR."Human Mast Cell Mediated Activation of T Cells by Staphylococcal Exotoxins" . : S89
January 1999 Fox CC, Lakshmanan RR."Cytokine Production by Human Mast Cell Line HMC-1 Following Stimulation by T Cells and Superantigen" . : S45
January 2008 Raveendran R, Hauswirth DW, Crouser ED, Fox CC."Sarcoidosis Patients with Profound Lymphopenia and Opportunistic Infections" . : A93
November 2013 Curtis, CR, Fox, CC."Treatment of Adult Hyper-IgD Syndrome with Canakinumab" . : A71

Softwares

April 1994 Dr. Charity Fox."Indications and Use of Steroids in Allergy and Immunology" OMEN TV and Radio
September 1999 Dr. Charity Fox."Recent Advances in Allergy" OMEN TV and Radio
September 2000 Dr. Charity Fox."Recent Advances in the Treatment of Allergies" OMEN TV and Radio
January 2005 Dr. Charity Fox."Update on Diagnosis and Treatment of Allergic Rhinitis" WEBCast/OSU Center for Continuing MEdical Education

Presentations

The histamine-containing cells of the human peritoneum and gastrointestinal mucosa

Human Intestinal Mucosal Mast Cells

Pharmacologic Modulation of Human Gastrointestinal Mast Cell Mediator Release

Enhanced Intestinal Mast Cell Histamine Release in Idiopathic Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Neuropeptides Modulate Histamine Release by Human Intestinal Mucosal Mast Cells (HIMMC)

Antibodies Specific for Human Basophil and Mast Cell Surface Components

Monoclonal Antibodies Specific for Human Basophil and Mast Cell Surface Components

Evidence Against Neurally Mediated Histamine Release in Guinea Pig and Human Ileum

Investigations on Human Mast Cells

Evidence for Mast Cell Priming in Inflammatory Responses

Mast Cell Activation in the Mucosal Immune Response

Neuropeptide Modulation of Human Intestinal Mast Cell Histamine Release

Expression and Function of Mast Cell Class II Molecules

Expression and Function of Mast Cell MHC Class II Molecules

Role of Mast Cells in the Mucosal Immune Response

Studies in Human Intestinal Mast Cells

Mast Cell Accessory Function

Mast Cell-T Cell Interactions

Cytokine Modulation of HMC-1 Accessory Molecule Expression

Stress-Related Changes in Immune Parameters in Asthma and Allergic Disease

Occupational Exposure to Hepatitis and HIV in Allergy Practice

Studies in Human Mast Cell Line HMC-1

Mast Cell Activation of T Cells via Accessory Molecules

Mast Cell Antigen Presentation

Stress-Related Changes in Immune Parameters in Asthma and Allergic Disease

Mast Cell Activation of T Cells via Superantigens

Mast Cell Activation by Superantigen

Role of Mast Cells in Dendritic Cells in Antigen Presentation

Mast Cells in the Host-Pathogen Response

Mast Cell Antigen Presentation

Alternative Medicine and Allergy Workshop

Treatment of Spring Allergies

Recent Advances in the Treatment of Allergies

IgE and Anti-IgE

Drug Allergy

Approach to Drug Allergies

Update on Allergic Rhinitis

Challenges in the Management of Allergic Rhinitis

Approach to Management of Allergic Rhinitis

Approach to Drug Allergies

Mechanisms of Allergy

Mechanisms of Allergy/Urticaria/Dermatitis

Management of Drug Allergy

New Paradigms in Cutaneous Inflammation

Itch, Sneezes and Wheezes: Presentation and Management of Common Allergic Disorders

Update on Treatment of Allergic Disease

Allergic Diseases

Challenges in the Treatment of Allergic Disease

Comorbidities of Allergic Rhinitis

Eosinophils and Mast Cells in Non-Allergic Conditions 'Good' Roles Played by 'Bad' Cells

Update on Diagnosis and Treatment of Allergic Rhinitis

Challenges in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Allergic Rhinitis

Role of Mast Cells in Host Defencse and Repair Mechanisms

Mechanisms and Treatment of Anaphylaxis

Basics of Testing for Allergy and Immunodeficiency

Basics of Allergen Immunotherapy

Mechanisms and Treatment of Anaphylaxis

Career Paths in Allergy and Immunology

Mechanisms of Allergic Disease

Current and Future Approaches to Allergy

Drug Allergy

Food allergy and Intolerance

Uticaria: Mechanisms and Treatment

Current Modalities for Treatment of Allergic and Non-Allergic Rhinitis. Pharmacology and Patient Management.

Drug Allergy

Current Modalities for Treatment of Allergic and Non-Allergic Rhinitis. Pharmacology and Patient Management.

Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology

Allergic and Non-Allergic Rhinitis

Uticaria and Angiodema Update

Allergy Immunotherapy: Immunomodulation of the Allergic Response

Urticaria Update: Role of Autoimmune Disease

Allergic rhinitis: Mechanisms and management

Eosinophiluria.

 

Professional Activities

1993 - 1995 Reviewer for OSU Seed Grant Proposals.