Caroline C. Horner, M.D.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine
Researcher, Patient Oriented Research Unit
Patient Oriented Research UnitAllergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine

phone: (314) 454-2694


  • BA, universali cum honore, Washington University1993
  • MD, cum laude, St. Louis University School of Medicine2000
  • MSCI, Washington University School of Medicine2011


  • Medical Research Technician, Washington University School of Medicine and St. Louis University1994 - 1996
  • Summer Research Fellow, St. Louis University School of Medicine1997 - 1997
  • Resident, St. Louis University School of Medicine2000 - 2004
  • Fellow, University of Texas Medical Branch2004 - 2006

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Pediatrics 2004
  • American Board of Internal Medicine 2004
  • American Board of Allergy and Immunology 2006
  • MO, Medical License 2006


  • Medical School Class President, St. Louis University School of Medicine1998 - 2000
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, St. Louis University School of Medicine1999
  • Alpha Sigma Nu, National Jesuit honor society, St. Louis University School of Medicine1999
  • Merck Book Award, awarded for “significant contributions to the welfare of St. Louis University School of Medicine, its students, and its academic program”2000
  • Academic Fellowship Award, University of Texas Medical Branch2005
  • Nominee Outstanding Resident/Fellow Award, University of Texas Medical Branch2005
  • Nominee Outstanding Resident/Fellow Award, University of Texas Medical Branch2006
  • Clinical Research Training Center Postdoctoral Program Scholar, Washington University School of Medicine2008 - 2011
  • Gail G Shapiro Clinical Faculty Award, Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Education and Research Trust, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology2010
  • NIH Loan Repayment Program Recipient2011 - 2014

Selected Publications view all (7)

Publication Co-Authors

Daily global stress is associated with nocturnal asthma awakenings in school-age children. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2016. PMID:27246525 
Most nocturnal asthma symptoms occur outside of exacerbations and associate with morbidity. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011;128(5):977-82.e1-2. doi:10.1016/j.jaci.2011.07.018  PMCID:PMC3408598  PMID:21855126 
Diagnosis and management of asthma in preschool and school-age children: focus on the 2007 NAEPP Guidelines. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2009;15(1):52-6. doi:10.1097/MCP.0b013e32831da8ea  PMID:19077706 
Age-related changes in the asthmatic phenotype in children. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2007;19(3):295-9. doi:10.1097/MOP.0b013e32809913a2  PMID:17505189 
Management approaches to intermittent wheezing in young children. Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2007;7(2):180-4. doi:10.1097/ACI.0b013e32807fafd2  PMID:17351473 
Protein kinase C acylation by palmitoyl coenzyme A facilitates its translocation to membranes. Biochemistry. 1998;37(34):11953-61. doi:10.1021/bi980565w  PMID:9718320 
Accumulation of unsaturated acylcarnitine molecular species during acute myocardial ischemia: metabolic compartmentalization of products of fatty acyl chain elongation in the acylcarnitine pool. Biochemistry. 1996;35(24):7903-9. doi:10.1021/bi960552n  PMID:8672492