The European Medical Journal Editorial Board is composed of internationally renowned health experts, academics and clinicians. Regular contact with board members ensures that all comments, guidance and suggestions are received and handled appropriately.

Editor-in-Chief: Prof Dr Jacques Bouchard

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Laval University; Head of the Medicine Department, La Malbaie Hospital, Québec City, Québec, Canada.

Dr Roberto Bernardini

Direttore UOC Pediatria, Nuovo Ospedale San Giuseppe, Viale Boccaccio, Empoli, Italy.

Dr Adam Fox

Consultant and Reader in Paediatric Allergy, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals/King’s College London, London, UK.

Dr Kate E.C.Grimshaw

Senior Research Fellow, Clinical and Experimental Sciences, Faculty of Medicine; Food Allergy Module Leader, MSc Allergy, University of Southampton; Specialist Paediatric Dietitian, Southampton Children’s Hospital; Southampton, UK; Chair, Allied Health Interest Group of European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI).

Dr Amir Hamzah Abdul Latiff

Consultant in Clinical Immunology, Allergy and Paediatrics, Allergy and Immunology Centre, Pantai Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; President, Malaysian Society of Allergy and Immunology (MSAI); Board Member, Asia Pacific Association of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology (APAAACI).

Dr Enrico Heffler

Personalized Medicine: Asthma & Allergy Clinic Unit, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Department of Biomedical Science, Humanitas University, Milan, Italy.

Dr Nicola Jay

Consultant Paediatrician Allergy and Asthma, Sheffield Children’s Hospital, Sheffield, UK; Council Member, British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI), Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), Paediatricians in Medical Management, and Yorkshire and the Humber Clinical Senate.

Prof Igor Kaidashev

Head of Internal Medicine and Phthysiology, Ukrainian Medical Stomatological Academy, Poltava, Ukraine.

Dr Sarah Karabus

Paediatric Allergist and Paediatrician, Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital; Senior Lecturer, Allergy Division, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa.

Dr Ting Fan Leung

Professor and Chairman, Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; International Fellow, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI); Secretary General, Asia Pacific Association of Pediatric Allergy, Respirology and Immunology (APAPARI); Vice President, Hong Kong Society for Paediatric Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases (HKSPIID).

Prof Michael Levin

Associate Professor, Division of Allergology, Department of Paediatrics, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

Dr Antonino Musarra

Head of Allergy Unit, Health Care Service, Scilla, Reggio Calabria, Italy.

Prof Branimir Nestorovic

Professor, Department of Pediatrics; Consultant, Department of Allergology and Pulmonology, University Children’s Hospital Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia.

Dr Reynold A. Panettieri

Professor of Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Vice Chancellor, Clinical & Translational Science Director, Rutgers Institute for Translational Medicine and Science, Child Health Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA; Emeritus Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Prof Nikos Papadopoulos

Professor of Allergy and Paediatric Allergy, Division of Infection, Immunity and Respiratory Medicine, University of Manchester; Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, Manchester, UK.

Dr Rodrigo Rodrigues Alves

Allergy and Clinical Immunology Division Director, Divino Espírito Santo Hospital, Ponta Delgada, Portugal.

Dr Mohamed Shamji

Head, Immodulation and Tolerance Group, Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Inflammation Repair and Development, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London; Medical Research Council and Asthma UK Centre in Allergic Mechanisms of Asthma, London, UK.

Dr Elopy Nimele Sibanda

Professor, Division of Pathology, National University of Science and Technology Medical School, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe; Adjunct Professor, Department of Pathophysiology and Allergy Research, Center of Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

Ing Ingebjørg Skrindo

Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) Specialist, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway.

Dr Frans Timmermans

Vice President, Netherlands Anaphylaxis/European Anaphylaxis Taskforce; Chair, European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology’s (EAACI) Patient Organisations Committee; Co-Chair, International Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Alliance (IFAAA).

Prof Maria Jose Torres

Head, Unit of Allergic Diseases, Malaga Regional University Hospital; Associate Professor of Medicine, Malaga University; Vice Director, Institute of Biomedical Research in Malaga, Malaga, Spain.