Stevens-Johnson Syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis (SJS/TEN)

Team seeks to shed light on rare immune-mediated adverse drug reaction

Thirty years ago when she was 16, Katie Niemeyer was prescribed carbamazepine for depression. Three weeks later she was in a St. Louis, Missouri, burn unit with second and third degree burns all over her body. “My parents were told the chances of me surviving were slim,” she said.