We are currently focused on the following areas:
Mission: Research, Education, Advocacy
We are dedicated to the research and support of people affected by Mastocytosis and Mast Cell Activation Diseases.
The Mast Cell Research Institute (MCRI) was founded in 2021 by Ryan Stephens, Laureano Mestro, and Michael Puscar. Their combined passion and desire to help individuals recognize that they may have …
Interested in becoming a part of our Research Committee?
If you are interested in becoming a member of the Mast Cell Research Institute (MCRI), then please do not hesitate to reach out to us. We are looking for qualified people in varying backgrounds including:
- Biological or medical sciences
- Immunology, mast cell biology
- Health sciences, medical informatics
- Allergy, pdermatology, pathology, etc.
14 Jun, 2021
New theory: What causes severe COVID and long-haul symptoms?
One theory gaining ground links a more-common-than-previously-thought immune disorder called Mast Cell Activation.
14 Jun, 2021
Differential mast cell numbers and characteristics in human tuberculosis pulmonary lesions
Tuberculosis (TB) caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), remains one of the deadliest bacterial infections worldwide..
07 Jun, 2021
American Initiative in Mast Cell Disease
2nd Biennial Meeting Virtual Conference was this past May, 2021. If you missed it,.
Hear from some of the people we’ve helped
From the day he started the regimen he has not missed a day of school Who would have thought that my 14-year old son Jack would have finished the last two weeks with such unbelievable energy, focus, and concentration. He played six games of soccer, aced four exams, gave an oral presentation on Romeo and Juliet, and learned how to recite the Lord’s Prayer in Spanish. The transformation compared to the prior year was nothing short of unbelievable.
Aaron spent over a decade living with chronic muscle pain Thankfully, in 2020 I happened across the Mast Cell Research Institute, and I started to learn about mast cells and mast cell disorders. My various symptoms sounded an awful lot like a disease I learned about through the institute. All of a sudden my condition stopped being this mysterious whirlwind of disparate conditions, and was instead relatively understandable and relatively predictable.
The Mast Cell Research Institute is officially a member of the FLCCC
We are proud to support the shared initiative of the FLCCC Alliance.
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