Chie Tamamoto - Mochizuki

May 14, 2022 / 5 mins read

Dr. Chie Tamamoto-Mochizuki, DVM, our first WFA Scholarship Winner, worked and studied in Japan before coming to North Carolina State University to do graduate work under Prof. Thierry Olivry in the area of cell biology. Thanks to the support of her sponsors, NCSU and WFA, she was able to conduct a study of cells that are the key drivers of itch in canine atopic dermatitis The study looked at Cytopoint, used to relieve itch in dogs, and she published an article in 2019 about using monoclonal antibodies to block cells that cause allergy flares.