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Research and Specialty Council

Committee on Allergy Diagnosis and Precision Allergy Molecular Diagnostic Applications

Scientific Chair: Giovanni Melioli, Italy
Executive Chair: Ignacio Ansotegui, Spain
G Walter Canoica, Italy
Luis Caraballo, Colombia
Motohiro Ebisawa, Japan
R Maximiliano Gómez, Argentina
Erika Jensen-Jarolim, Austria
Olga Luengo, Spain
John Oppenheimer, United States
Lars Poulsen, Denmark
Eleonora Savi, Italy
Torsten Zuberbier, Germany
Elisa Villa, Italy

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Committee on Asthma

Scientific Chair: Gianenrico Senna, Italy
Executive Chair: Mario Morais Almeida, Portugal
Eugene Bleecker, United States
Matteo Bonini, Italy
Marco Caminati, Italy
Giovanna Elisiana Carpagnano, Italy
Alvaro Cruz, Brazil
Lyda Cuervo-Pardo, United States
Ves Dimov, United States
R Maximiliano Gomez, Argentina
Alexander Mathioudakis, Greece
Andrew Menzies-Gow, United Kingdom
Helena Pite, Portugal
Eva Polverino, Spain
Todor Popov, Bulgaria
Maarten van den Berge, Netherlands
Christian Virchow, Germany

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Committee on Barrier Disease Issues and the Microbiome

Scientific Chair: Michael Levin, South Africa
Executive Chair: Luis Caraballo, Colombia
Masayuki Amagai, Japan
Hans Bisgaard, Denmark
Wesley Burks, United States
Dianne Campbell, Australia
David Fleischer, United States
Tari Haahtela, Finland
John Holloway, United Kingdom
Anna Kozyrskyj, Canada
Susan Prescott, Australia
Harald Renz, Germany
Christina West, Sweden
Sergio Chiarella, United States

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Committee on Basophil, Eosinophil and Mast Cell Disorders in Allergic Disease

Scientific Chair: Mariana Castells, United States
Executive Chair: Francesca Levi-Schaffer, Israel
Bruce Bochner, United States
Stephen Galli, United States
Amy Klion, United States
Dean Metcalfe, United States
Massimo Triggiani, Italy

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Committee on Characteristics and Pathogenic Mechanisms of Indoor Aeroallergens

Scientific Chair: Luis Caraballo, Colombia
Executive Chair: Lou Zhang, China
Ana Pomés, United States
Mario Sánchez Borges, Venezuela
Ignacio Ansotegui, Spain
Josefina Zakzuk, Colombia
Leonardo Puerta, Colombia
Enrique Fernandez-Caldas, Spain
Rudolph Valenta, Austria

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Drug Hypersensitivity Reactions Committee

Scientific Chair: Tetsuo Shiohara, Japan
Executive Chair: Mario Sánchez Borges, Venezuela
Yoon-Seok Chang, Korea
Luciana Kase Tanno, Brazil
Eric Macy, United States
Jose Antonio Navarro Echeverria, Spain
Jonny Peter, South Africa
Carlos Serrano Reyes, Colombia
Bernard Thong, Singapore
Tu Trinh, Vietnam

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Committee on Food Allergy

Scientific Chair: Alessandro Fiocchi, Italy
Executive Chair:Motohiro Ebisawa, Japan
Katrina Allen, Australia
Amal Assa'ad, United States
Zeinab Awad El-Sayed, Egypt
Cesar Galván, Peru
Elham Hossny, Egypt
Santiago Martinez, United States
Anna Nowak-Wegryzn, United States
Sakura Sato, Japan
Vered Schichter-Konfino, Israel

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Committee on Pediatric Asthma

Scientific Chair: Nikos Papadopoulos, Greece
Executive Chair: Mario Morais Almeida, Portugal
Zeinab Awad El-Sayed, Egypt
Maximiliano Gomez, Argentina
Elham Hossny, Egypt
Omer Kalayci, Turkey
Peter Le Souef, Australia
Antonio Nieto, Spain
Wanda Phipatanakul, United States
Paulo Pitrez, Brazil
César Pozo Beltrán, Mexico
Gary Wong, Hong Kong
Vicky Xepapadaki, Greece

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Committee on Primary Immunodeficiencies

Chair: Ricardo Sorensen, United States
Co-Chair: David Edgar, Ireland
Zeinab Awad El-Sayed, Egypt
Antonio Condino-Neto, Brazil
Francisco Espinosa Rosales, Mexico
Elham Hossny, Egypt
Jose Antonio Ortega Martell, Mexico
Roberto Paganelli, Italy
Nima Rezaei, Iran
Nelson Rosario-Filho, Brazil
John Routes, United States
Kathleen Sullivan, United States

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Rhinitis and Rhinosinusitis Committee

Scientific Chair: Philip Rouadi, Lebanon
Executive Chair: Ignacio Ansotegui, Spain
Herberto Jose Chong Neto, Brazil
Sandra Gonzalez Diaz, Mexico
Patricia Takach, United States
Marilyn Urrutia Pereira, Uruguay
Marylin Valentin Rostan, Uruguay
Mario Zernotti, Argentina
Luo Zhang, China

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WAO Initiative in Allergen Immunotherapy (WINAiT)
WAO Initiative in New Immunological Treatments (WINiT)

Chair: Giorgio Walter Canonica, Italy
Chair: Ignacio Ansotegui, Spain

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WINAiT: Food AIT and Desensitization Committee

Scientific Chair: Motohiro Ebisawa, Japan
Executive Chair: Mimi Tang, Australia
Stefania Arasi, Italy
Katharina Blümchen, Germany
David Fleischer, United States
Michael Goldberg, Israel
Pamela Guerrerio, United States
Edwin H. Kim, United States
Ken-ichi Nagakura, Japan
Alexandra Santos, United Kingdom
Noriyuki Yanagida, Japan

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WINAiT: Respiratory AIT Committee

Scientific Chair: Giovanni Passalacqua, Italy
Executive Chair: Mübeccel Akdis, Switzerland
Ruby Pawankar, Japan
Maximiliano Gomez, Argentina
Gianenrico Senna, Italy

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WINiT: Asthma and Pulmonary Diseases Committee

Scientific Chair: Eugene Bleecker, United States
Scientific Chair: Lanny Rosenwasser, United States
Executive Chair: Anahí Yáñez, Argentina
Claus Bachert, Belgium
Marco Caminati, Italy
Lyda Cuervo-Pardo, United States
Giovanna Elisiana Carpagnano, Italy
Geoffrey Chupp, United States
Jonathan Corren, United States
Ignacio Davila, Spain
Nicola Hanania, United States
Enrico Heffler, Italy
Stephen Holgate, United Kingdom
Deborah Meyers, United States
Parameswaran Nair, Canada
Antonio Spanevello, Italy
Christian Virchow, Germany

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WINiT: Polyps and Rhinosinusitis

Scientific Chair: Claus Bachert, Belgium
Executive Chair: Luo Zhang, China
Martin Desrosiers, Canada
Phillipe Gevaert, Belgium
Daniel Hamilos, United States
Peter Hellings, Belgium
Ruby Pawankar, Japan
Martin Wagenmann, Germany

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WINiT: Skin Allergy Committee

Scientific Chair: Marcus Maurer, Germany
Scientific Chair: Torsten Zuberbier, Germany
Executive Chair: Mario Sánchez Borges, Venezuela
Executive Chair: José Antonio Ortega Martell, Mexico
Ignacio Ansotegui, Spain
Luis Felipe Chiaverini Ensina, Brazil
Alfredo Arias Cruz, Mexico
Stefanie Eyerich, Germany
Margarida Gonçalo, Portugal
Michihiro Hide, Japan
Emek Kocatürk, Turkey
Pavel Kolkhir, Russia
Yukihiro Ohya, Japan
Dmitrii Pogorelov, Russia
Harald Renz, Germany
Johannes Ring, Germany
Hirohisa Saito, Japan
Zuotao Zhao, China

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