Professor Dianne Campbell

National Allergy Centre of Excellence Training & Innovation Hub Lead

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  • Head of Allergy Research, Senior Staff Specialist, Department of Allergy and Immunology, Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network
  • Professor, Child and Adolescent Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney
  • Chief Investigator, Centre for Food & Allergy Research

Professor Dianne Campbell leads the NACE Training & Innovation Hub, which will support and mentor the next generation of allergy experts through six competitive PhD scholarships and four competitive post-doctoral fellowships.

Prof Campbell is an academic Clinical Paediatric Immunologist, with 28 years experience in clinical allergy and immunology. She completed a PhD at the University of Melbourne and subsequently held a postdoctoral position at Stanford University. Prof Campbell served as Chair of Allergy and Clinical Immunology at the Children's Hospital Westmead/Sydney University (2010-2019). She is an author of more than 150 peer-reviewed manuscripts and has a h-index of 44.

She has led randomised controlled trials in peanut and egg allergy – the most common cause of food allergy in Australian children. She is a Chief Investigator in NHMRC clinical trials, including OPIA, PrEggNut and OPTIMUM, and is a Chief Investigator in the NHMRC funded Centre for Food & Allergy Research, hosted at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute.

She has played major roles in the creation of national prevention of food allergy guidelines, standardisation of food challenges and anaphylaxis education and training for schools and childcare, serving as Chair of the Paediatric Subcommittee for Australian Society for Clinical Allergy and Immunology (2010-2016).

Prof Campbell also has extensive experience overseeing and developing paediatric graduate and postgraduate curriculum, previously serving as the Head of Paediatrics and Child Health, Sydney Medical School. She has recent biotechnology experience in her role as SVP, Clinical Development and Medical Affairs at DBV-technologies.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Commercial shellfish skin prick test extracts show critical variability in allergen repertoire. Allergy. Aug 2023

Thermostable allergens in canned fish: Evaluating risks for fish allergy. Allergy. Aug 2023

Reproducibility of food challenge to cow's milk: Systematic review with individual participant data meta-analysis. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Nov 2022 

Impact of public health interventions for food allergy prevention on rates of infant anaphylaxis. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. Sept 2022

Predicting probability of tolerating discrete amounts of peanut protein in allergic children using epitope‐specific IgE antibody profiling. Allergy. Aug 2022

Standardized testing and written communication improve patient understanding of beta-lactam allergy testing outcomes: A multicenter, prospective study. JACI Global. Aug 2022

Trends in use of specialised formula for managing cow’s milk allergy in young children. Clinical & Experimental Allergy. May 2022

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