Division of Asthma, Allergy & Immunology

Our faculty offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment of asthma and allergies (seasonal, perennial, stinging insect, food, fungal, drug, chemical) and respiratory, skin, and immunologic conditions.

Along with general clinics, UVA offers clinics in immune deficiency and eosinophilic esophagitis and a combined allergy and sinus clinic in conjunction with colleagues from other divisions.


Michael Nelson MD PhD Recipient of Walter Reed Distinguished Achievement Award

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Nelson, Professor of Medicine and Division Chief for Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology; he has been named the 2023 recipient of the Walter Reed Distinguished Achievement Award.

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Read About the Latest Research Being Done by Allergy and Immunology

In addition to providing comprehensive care for adult patients with the spectrum of allergic disorders and asthma our division has numerous specialized clinical initiatives and lab research interests...

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Thomas Platts-Mills, MD, Awarded $3.1 Million R37 NIH MERIT Grant

Thomas Platts-Mills, MD, was awarded a $3.1 million R37 MERIT award for his research on the allergic and non-allergic effects of IgE antibodies to the oligosaccharide galactose alpha-1,3-galactose (alpha-gal), work that has been funded consistently by the NIH since 2008.

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Jeff Wilson MD

Community Conversation: Dr. Jeff Wilson with UVA Health

Dr. Jeff Wilson speaks with NBC29 Community Conversation about Alpha-Gal Syndrome.

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Emily McGowan, MD

Emily C. McGowan, MD, PhD, Awarded $3.9 Million Grant

Emily McGowan, MD PhD, has been awarded a 5-year, $3.9 million grant from the NIH to study the role of immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4) antibodies to milk proteins in eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE).

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Asthma, Allergy, & Immunology Media Archive

View past videos and articles related to the University of Virginia, Division of Asthma, Allergy, & Immunology

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The Division of Asthma, Allergy & Immunology is making discoveries and conducting research in areas such as immune deficiency, peanut allergy, the role of rhinovirus in asthma, the epidemiology of asthma, and tick-associated delayed anaphylaxis to red meat.