ABOUT THE EXPERT
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Food Immunotherapy Program
Director, Food Challenge Program
Co-Director, Food Allergy Program
Lead, Adolescent Transition for Allergy
Texas Children’s Hospital
Baylor College of Medicine
Aikaterini Anagnostou, MD, PhD, is professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital. She serves as director of the Food Immunotherapy Program, director of the Food Challenge Program, and co-director of the Food Allergy Program. She is also lead for Adolescent Transition for Allergy.
Dr Anagnostou is passionate about investigating new and innovative treatments for food allergy. She has developed a strong interest in preventing and treating all forms of allergic disease and is committed to improving the quality of life of patients with allergies and their families.
Dr Anagnostou studied medicine at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and graduated with first-class honors in 2000. She obtained her PhD from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. Her dissertation focused on 2 separate trials of peanut oral immunotherapy in children. Her research was published in The Lancet and received international recognition.