Kari Nadeau, MD, PHDStanford University

    Dr. Nadeau is one of the nation’s foremost experts in adult and pediatric allergy.  She is the Director of the Nadeau Laboratory at Stanford and is an endowed professor under the Naddisy Family Foundation.  Her medical research and clinical practice, in addition to her accomplishments in drug development in the biotech industry, have given her the tools to manage the complex web of asthma and allergy research.

    Dr. Nadeau studies the mechanisms involved in allergies to better understand how to prevent and cure the disease.  She has led many clinical research studies of allergic disorders.  Her 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).  Dr. Nadeau has received honors and awards from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology; the American Lung Association; the Clinical Immunological Society; Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE); and the NIH.  She has also been recognized with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s STAR Grant Award.

    Dr. Nadeau received her MD and PhD from Harvard Medical School.  She completed a residency in pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital and a clinical fellowship in asthma and immunology at Stanford and University of California, San Francisco.  She has been a faculty member at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford since 2006.