Caroline Y. KuoAssistant Professor | Los Angeles, California
Dr. Caroline Kuo is currently Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology at UCLA. She attended medical school at the Keck School of Medicine at USC, completed her pediatric residency at Harbor-UCLA and Allergy & Immunology fellowship at UCLA, and is board-certified in Allergy & Immunology.
Dr. Kuo is director of the UCLA Pediatric Immunology Clinic, focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of both pediatric and adult patients with immunodeficiencies and recurrent infections. For more than forty years, the Division has provided clinical care to patients with primary immune deficiencies and has made seminal contributions to improving treatment of individuals with these disorders. In recognition of these efforts, the Division has been named a Center of Excellence for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Primary Immunodeficiency by the Jeffrey Modell Foundation.
Dr. Kuo’s research investigates novel therapies for rare immunologic diseases, and her work has been funded by the UCLA Children’s Discovery and Innovation Institute, Harry Winston Foundation, Primary Immune Deficiency Treatment Consortium, and the NIH CHRC. She currently serves as the UCLA Site Principal Investigator for a Phase I/II clinical trial for patients with X-Linked Chronic Granulomatous Disease funded by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.