Research projects

We are particularly interested in cooperation with studies involving allergy to orthopaedic devices and dental implants and would welcome approaches from researchers and clinicians alike. Please contact us at info@melisa.org.

Current studies and projects:

  • Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, University Hospital Brno, Brno, Czech Republic – cardiology and metal allergy

Delayed-type hypersensitivity to metals of environmental burden in patients with Takotsubo syndrome – Is there a clinical relevance?

Hypersensitivity to material and environmental burden as a possible cause of late complications of cardiac implantable electronic devices

  • Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University – lung disease and sarcoidodis

Identification of metal sensitization in sarcoid-like metal-exposed patients by the MELISA® lymphocyte proliferation test — a pilot study

Data was presented by Dr Scott Schroeder at MELISA conference on 16th November, 2018