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Dr Robert A Wood is an internationally recognized expert in food allergy.

Dr Robert A Wood is a professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a professor of international health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. An internationally recognized expert in food allergy and childhood asthma, Dr. Wood is chief of the Eudowood Division of Allergy and Immunology in the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

He has published more than 300 manuscripts in scientific journals, including The New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Pediatrics, and the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, as well as three books and numerous book chapters.

“The exciting thing about PVX108 is that it has the potential to introduce a step-change in the treatment of peanut allergy by overcoming many of the problems with first-generation therapies which require long term treatment and carry significant risks,” said Dr Wood.

Dr Wood also serves as director and attending physician of the Pediatric Allergy Clinics at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and as director of the Pediatric Allergy Consultation Service. He has served as associate editor of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, deputy editor of the journal Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, and associate editor of the Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. He has served on the board of directors of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology and the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology and is a past president of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

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