Consultant Clinical Immunologist, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Ignacio J. Ansotegui
Head of Department of Allergy & Immunology, Hospital Quironsalud Bizkaia
After finishing his medical studies at the University of Basque Country, Dr. Ansotegui moved to the Department of Immunology at the Karolinska Institute of Stockholm where he completed his PhD studies and medical specialization in Immunology. Later, at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, he got his second specialty in Allergology and Clinical Immunology. Between 2007 and 2010, he was appointed as Consultant Immunologist at Royal Hospitals and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Queen’s University of Belfast, UK.
Dr. Ansotegui has been President of the World Allergy Organization 2018-2019 and he has published over 200 peer reviewed articles.
He received International Distinguished Fellow Award from the ACAAI and he is current Honorary Member of the Italian Society of Allergology, Asthma and Clinical Immunology, Georgian Association of Allergology and Clinical Immunology, the Lebanese Society of Allergy and Immunology and the Argentinean Association of Allergology and Clinical Immunology.
Professor of Pediatrics; Janie Robinson and John Moore Lee Chair in Pediatrics, Monroe Carell Jr Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA
Professor of Medicine University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Partner of Bernstein Allergy Group and Bernstein Clinical Research Center
Georgio Walter Canonica
Professor Respiratory Diseases & Chair Personalized Medicine Asthma & Allergy Unit, Humanitas University & Research Hospital, Italy
Pulmonary Medicine Genoa University
Allergy and Clinical Immunology Florence University
Uppsala University Sweden
MedUniv South Carolina Charleston USA
1995 Genoa University Full Professor Internal Medicine
Director Allergy Clinical Immunology Specialty School
Full Professor of Pulmonary Medicine
Director Pulmonary Medicine Specialty School
Chairman Dept Medical Specialties
Laurea Honoris Causa ClujiNapoca Romania
Legend of Allergy and Immunology Allergy 2021
2022 Lyfetime Achievement Award APAACI
2023 Lyfetime Achievement Award WAO
Former President of
SIAAIC -Italian Soc Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol
SIMER-Italian Soc Resp Med ( currently IRS-Ital Resp Soc )
President REG-Resp Effectiveness Group
GINA International Advocate
ExCom Member of ARIA- GALEN
Chair EAACI Methodology Committee
Chair WAO Biologics in Allergy
Steering Com SANI-Severe Asthma Network Italy (registry).
Fellow ERS ACAAI AAAAI EAACI
H index 134 Citations >88.000
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterology, Great Ormond Street Hospital, UK
He graduated from Oxford University, completing his postgraduate training in some of the largest centres in Britain, such as Oxford, Barts Health and King’s College London, before moving to Great Ormond Street Hospital in 2019.
He is a specialist in paediatric gastroenterology – his special-interests are in inflammatory and autoimmune bowel diseases; and gastro-intestinal allergy, in which he is the clinical lead at Great Ormond Street Hospital.
Outside of clinical medicine, he is an advocate for national improvements in health care. He has been the NHS’s National Medical Director’s Clinical Fellow in 2016-17, and is now using these skills in leading the benchmarking national framework for Quality Standards in Paediatric Gastroenterology within the UK. He has in interest in bio-informatics, and it’s impacts on improving healthcare outcomes. He is an Innovation Officer at Great Ormond Street Hospital.
He is excited to be speaking at the BSACI Global Symposium
Consultant Paediatric Allergist, Imperial College Healthcare Trust and Great Ormond Street Hospital
She graduated from Queen’s University, completing her Masters in Allergy at Imperial College London with distinction. She completed her postgraduate training in some of the largest tertiary allergy services in the UK, including St Mary’s Hospital and St Thomas’ Evelina Children’s Hospital. She currently leads the paediatric allergy team at St Mary’s London Hospital and the Gastrointestinal and Dermatology allergy services at Great Ormond Street Hospital.
She is a specialist in paediatric allergy – her interests include food allergy, eczema, asthma, allergic rhinitis/hayfever, chronic urticaria – with particular interests in complex gastrointestinal and skin allergies.
Outside of clinical medicine, she is committed to quality improvement and medical education. She leads on regular governance projects to ensure quality improvement and safety both locally and nationally. She co-founded the RISK (responsive in situ simulation for kids) programme when she was clinical lead for paediatric allergy at UCLH. She is particularly passionate about improving quality of care for young people.
She attends BSACI council meetings and founded the national Gastro-Allergy Network. She is also a member of several national and international Paediatric, Allergy and Gastroenterology medical societies including: EAACI, ESPGHAN, BSPGHAN and the RCPCH; particularly of note allergy representative on the ESPGHAN Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases working group.
Professor and Chair, Department of Clinical Immunology; Medical University and ALL-MED MEDICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE, Wroclaw, Poland
Marek Jutel was born in Wroclaw, Poland. He is currently a professor of allergy, clinical immunology, and internal medicine, and Head of the Department and Clinical Immunology at the Wroclaw Medical University, and Director of ALL-MED Medical Research Institute in Wroclaw, Poland. He is immediate Past President of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) 2019-2022. He has served as EAACI Executive Committee member (2009-ongoing), chair of the EAACI Scientific Programme Committee (2013-2015), and Treasurer (2015-2019). Currently, he is a member Board of Officers Member as Past President. He keeps the governmental position as the Allergy Consultant in-chief for the Lower Silesia Region. He is a board member of the Immunotherapy Committee in the Polish Allergy Society. He is deputy Editor-in Chief of the journal ALLERGY an Associate Editor of Allergy and Clinical and Translational Allergy and a member of the editorial boards of 10 other journals. Prof. Jutel’s research has been focused on immune tolerance mechanisms, especially in the model of allergen-specific immunotherapy (AIT). He is also constantly involved in clinical research on immunotherapy, biologics, and pharmacotherapy in allergic diseases, asthma, and COPD. He pioneered the use of recombinant allergens in the diagnosis and treatment of allergic diseases. He was the principal investigator in more than 40 clinical trials in allergy, asthma, COPD, and other immune-mediated diseases.
Prof. Jutel has authored more than 300 scientific articles and 50 books and book chapters. He has directed 14 doctoral theses. He constantly contributes to a large number of guidelines and position papers on the management of allergic and immune-mediated diseases published by EAACI and other scientific organizations.
Clin professor of Medicine, UMDNJ-Rutgers, USA
Dr Oppenheimer has focused his career on guideline development and has been actively involved in measurement development in the field of allergy and immunology. He serves as the Associate Editor of Annals of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, co-section editor of Current Reports of Allergy and Immunology and Current Opinion of Allergy and Immunology, and is a reviewer for several journals including the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology and JAMA. He has participated in over 100 clinical studies with over 250 peer-reviewed publications.
Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology and Venerology, Medical University of Graz and Allergy Outpatient Clinic Vienna
Consultant Anaesthetist and Drug Allergy Specialist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, UK
Section Chief and Allergy & Director, Atopic Dermatitis Center Boston Children’s Hospital, Director, Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Consultant Allergy Dietitian, Guys & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Associate Professor, Nova Southeastern University Allopathic School of Medicine, Dept of Medicine, USA
Dr. Wallace is the past President of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. Dr. Wallace is currently on the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Wallace is a past member of the World Allergy Organization Board of Directors, is current co-chair of the WAO Emerging Societies/World Allergy Training School.
Dr. Wallace is the recipient of the ACAAI’s Gold-headed Cane Award. She has received the ACAAI Distinguished Fellow Award, ACAAI Distinguished Service Award, and the ACAAI Woman in Allergy Award.
Dr. Wallace is the current website Editor and advisor for the Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters of which she is the immediate past co-chair. She is an author of the JTFPP Anaphylaxis and Allergen Immunotherapy Practice Parameter Update 2023, currently in publication and is on the JTFPP Allergen Immunotherapy workgroup at the current time.
General Practitioner, States of Jersey, Jersey
Emeritus Professor of Medicine, The Ohio State University Hospital, USA
MA MD FRCP, Consultant Allergist and Respiratory Physician, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Affiliated Associate Professor, University of Cambridge, UK
He has worked in several roles to improve the delivery of allergy care and reduce variability in standards. He set up and chaired the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Allergy (BSACI) Standards of Care Committee leading to the publication of 10 national Allergy guidelines. He was a member of the Resuscitation Council Working Group that published the first guidelines on the management of anaphylaxis. He was a lead author on the Royal College of Physicians National Review of Asthma Deaths, chaired the NICE Drug Allergy Guideline published in 2014 and sat on the steering committee for the Royal College of Anaesthetists Perioperative Anaphylaxis National Audit Project (NAP6).
In 2011 he was awarded the William Frankland BSACI award for outstanding services to Allergy and from 2015 to 2018 served as BSACI President.
Prof in Paed. Allergy & Resp. Medicine, University of Southampton, UK
Hon. Consultant Allergist & Rhinologist; Hon. Associate Professor, Royal National ENT Hospital and University College, London
Honorary Associate Professor in Division of Immunity and Infection, University College London.
She trained at Cambridge University and the Middlesex Hospital, to which she later returned as an allergy trainee under Jonathan Brostoff and Ivan Roitt.
She is also a EUFOREA Board Member and Lead for Rhinitis and
Scientific Chief Editor for Rhinology Section, Frontiers in Allergy.
Glenis is a BSACI Past President and has been awarded the BSACI William Frankland medal for outstanding services to UK Clinical Allergy as well as Allergy UK-Allergist of the Year- 2011, European Academy of Allergy and Immunology Clemens von Pirquet award for research, British Medical Association -Walter Jobson Horne Award and World Allergy Organization -Outstanding Clinician
In 2020 she gave the BSACI Jack Pepys Lecture.
Her research interests include rhinitis and its co-morbidities, including asthma and rhinosinusitis; aspirin hypersensitivity and sublingual immunotherapy.
She is the author of over 400 peer- reviewed publications (H index 82)
and of 2 novels, proceeds from which go to Alzheimer’s research.
Full Professor and Head of Allergy Unit, University of Malaga and Malaga Regional University Hospital, Spain
She has placed the unit as one of the main allergy services at both national and international level, becoming in 2018 Center of Excellence by the World Allergy Organization.
Her main research area is drug and food allergy and immunotherapy. She has been principal investigator of 17 national competitive projects and collaborating researcher in more than 25. Currently, she coordinates a work-package of a Horizon 2020 European project, two JPI European projects, and one Euronanomed European project. She is author of more than 200 publications in international journals, more than 300 communications to national and international congresses, and has been invited speaker in more than 40 conferences. She has also received 6 research awards. Finally, she is Deputy Editor of the Allergy journal, one the leading journals in the field of Allergy, and inventor of 9 patents, one of which has been licensed to the industry for diagnosing betalactam allergy.