Dr. Reinhard Kage is a medical doctor with a Ph.D. in Clinical Biochemistry. Since 2001, he has served as the Medical Director/CEO of the Rheumatology and Allergy Institute of Connecticut, located in Manchester, CT, providing diagnosis and treatments for rheumatological, immunological and allergic diseases. His early work specialized in neuroscience and neuropeptide research, starting at the Max-Planck-Institute for Experimental Medicine in Gottingen, Germany, followed by positions at the University of Massachusetts and Boston University. As a visiting scientist at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in Bethesda, Dr. Kage completed a fellowship in Clinical Immunology and Allergy working under Dr. Anthony Fauci. Throughout his career, Dr. Kage has taught medical students and medical residents via faculty positions at New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, George Washington University Medical School, and Boston University School of Medicine.