Associate Professor Jennifer Koplin
National Allergy Centre of Excellence Evidence & Translation Hub Lead
- Group Leader, Childhood Allergy & Epidemiology, Child Health Research Centre, the University of Queensland
- Honorary Fellow, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
- Chief Investigator, Centre for Food & Allergy Research
As NACE Evidence & Translation Hub Lead, Associate Professor Jennifer Koplin will help establish and lead a series of living systematic reviews, and stakeholder roundtables encompassing drug, food, insect and respiratory allergy to seamlessly connect evidence and practice.
A renowned epidemiologist, her research focuses on prevention of childhood allergic disease. A/Prof Koplin completed her PhD at the University of Melbourne on the epidemiology of food allergy in infancy. She is Group Leader of the Childhood Allergy & Epidemiology Research Group at the Child Health Research Centre, University of Queensland, and is a Chief Investigator in the Centre for Food & Allergy Research, hosted at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute.
A/Prof Koplin has more than 160 peer-reviewed publications in the area of allergic disease. She has led large NHMRC-funded population-based cohort studies including the EarlyNuts study and age 10 follow up of the HealthNuts cohort and is a Chief Investigator on the SchoolNuts and MACS cohort studies and the age 15 follow up of the HealthNuts cohort, as well as two large population-based allergy prevention trials (VITALITY and PrEggNuts) that aim to understand different aspects of food allergy and other allergies in childhood.
Out-of-hospital health care costs of childhood food allergy in Australia: a population-based longitudinal study. Pediatric Allergy & Immunology. Nov 2022.
Socioeconomic Determinants of Food Allergy Burden—A clinical introduction. Annals of Allergy Asthma & Immunology. Oct 2022
A pragmatic approach to infant feeding for food allergy prevention. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. Sept 2022
The natural history of peanut and egg allergy in children up to age 6 years in the HealthNuts population-based longitudinal study. J Allergy Clin Immunol. Sept 2022.
Infant feeding patterns before and after changes to food allergy prevention guidelines in Australia. The Medical Journal of Australia. Jun 2022