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Kari Nadeau

Dr. Kari Nadeau is Naddisy Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at Stanford. She is also  Director of the world-renowned Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research at Stanford University, Section Chief of Allergy and Asthma at the Stanford School of Medicine, and an endowed professor under the Naddisy Foundation. 

Dr. Nadeau received her MD and PhD from Harvard Medical School, completed a residency in pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital and a clinical fellowship in asthma and immunology at Stanford. After completing her residency, she spent 5 years in the biopharmaceutical industry, where she was instrumental in obtaining FDA approval for biologics in the fields of autoimmunity and oncology, before starting her fellowship at Stanford.

Dr. Nadeau has received honors and awards from the NIH, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology; the American Lung Association; the Clinical Immunological Society; Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE); andEPA. She serves on the SAB for the EPA and is Chairmain of the Mechanistic Section of the AAAAI and is Chairman of the Gordon Research Conference in Food Allergy. She is also a member of ASCI (American Society of Clinical Investigation). 

Her laboratory and clinical research team focuses on understanding the factors responsible for the increased prevalence of allergies and asthma in the population, improving diagnostics, and understanding the immunological mechanisms underlying these diseases. The research team has published over 150 peer reviewed papers in the field. She is a strong supporter of minorities and women in science and in medicine. She has mentored over 100+ students and trainees.