Division of Asthma, Allergy & Immunology

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

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


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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Dr Platts-Mills UVA

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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Michael Nelson, MD, PhD

Michael R. Nelson, MD, PhD, Appointed to ABMS Executive Committee

Chief of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology Michael Nelson, MD, PhD, was appointed to serve on the Executive Committee of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), the leading not-for-profit organization overseeing specialty board certification in the United States.

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Michael Nelson, MD, PhD

FDA Advisers Support Novavax’s Covid-19 Vaccine for Authorization

Vaccine advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration decided in June that authorizing Novavax’s Covid-19 vaccine – which uses different technology from the three vaccines currently in use in the US – for emergency use in adults would be beneficial.

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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.