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Board of Directors

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Ignacio Ansotegui Motohiro Ebisawa
Mario Sánchez Borges
Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Centro Médico-Docente La Trinidad Caracas, Venezuela
Ignacio Ansotegui

Department of Allergy
and Immunology
Hospital Quirón Bizkaia
Erandio, Spain
Motohiro Ebisawa
Sagamihara National Hospital
Division of Allergy
Kanagawa, Japan
Lanny J. Rosenwasser
Francesca Levi-Schaffer
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Department of Pharmacology
Jerusalem, Israel
Lanny J. Rosenwasser
The Dee Lyons/Missouri Chair in Pediatric Immunology Research Children's Mercy Hospital & Clinics
Kansas City, MO, USA
Ruby Pawankar
Dept of Pediatrics
Nippon Medical School
Tokyo, Japan


Mübeccel Akdis
Head of Immunodermatology
Swiss Institute of Allergy & Asthma Research
Davos, Switzerland
Suwat Benjaponpitak
Dept of Pediatrics
Ramathibodi Hospital
Bangkok, Thailand
Sergio Bonini
Second University of Naples
Rome, Italy
Wesley Burks
North Carolina
Children's Hospital
Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Luis Caraballo
Institute for Immunological Research
University of Cartagena
Cartagena, Colombia
Zeinab Awad El-Sayed
Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Unit
Children’s Hospital
Ain Shams University
Cairo, Egypt
Stanley Fineman
Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta Allergy & Asthma Clinic
Marietta, GA, USA
Paul Greenberger
Division of Allergy-Immunology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL, USA
Elham Hossny
Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Unit
Children’s Hospital
Ain Shams University
Cairo, Egypt
José Antonio Ortega-Martell
Faculty of Immunology, School of Medicine
Autonomous University of Hidalgo State
Pachuca, Mexico
Hirohisa Saito
National Research Institute for
Child Health and Development
Tokyo, Japan
Mimi Tang
Royal Children's Hospital
Melbourne, Australia
Mario Zernotti
ENT Department
Sanatorio Allende
Cordoba, Argentina
Luo Zhang
Beijing Institute of Otolaryngology
Beijing, China