Kari Nadeau

Professor @ Stanford University

Dr. Kari Nadeau, MD, PhD, FAAAAI, is the Director of the Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research at Stanford University and is an endowed professor under the Naddisy Family Foundation. She is one of the foremost experts in adult and pediatric allergy and asthma.

Dr. Nadeau studies the mechanisms involved in allergies and asthma to better understand how to prevent and cure these diseases. She has led many clinical research studies of asthma and allergic disorders. She was the first to successfully desensitize individuals to more than one allergy at a time using multi-allergen oral immunotherapy. She continues to push forward with innovative clinical research using novel antibodies, peptide vaccines, and nanoparticles in order to provide safe and effective therapeutic options for those with allergies and asthma. She has authored or co-authored more than 100 original papers.

Dr. Nadeau’s work has been recognized with numerous grants and awards, and her research is part of a prestigious Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). As a member of a national network of leading allergy and asthma researchers, Dr. Nadeau collaborates with colleagues from institutions around the globe and the United Nations.