Associate Professor of Medicine and Molecular Microbiology in the School of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?"
"We found that infant exposure to bovine IgG correlates with the presence of infant colic...We have shown that most dietary milk proteins do not alter the incidence of IDDM [insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus] in NOD [non-obese diabetic] mice. However, bovine IgG is anti-diabetogenic and other dietary proteins are diabetogenic [causing diabetes]."
"Immune Responses to Dietary Proteins," Washington University website, (accessed Sep. 26, 2007)
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Involvement and Affiliations:
Associate Professor of Medicine and Molecular Microbiology, School of Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
Residency, Internal Medicine, State University of New York-Buffalo, Buffalo Gen and EJ Meyer Hospitals, Buffalo, NY, 1972