Award: Fulbright Irish Scholar Award
Sponsor: Health Research Board
Institution: University College Cork
Jonathan Hourihane has been Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health in University College Cork, Ireland since 2005. He graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 1987. He undertook his higher training in Southampton and London, UK. His primary area of clinical and research interest is in paediatric food allergy and anaphylaxis. He is co-Principal Investigator of the BASELINE, Ireland’s only birth cohort study (www.baselinestudy.net.) and the INFANT Research Centre in UCC. He is a Board member of the National Children’s Research Centre, Ireland. He is a founding Board member of the Clemens von Pirquet Foundation, and of the Irish Food Allergy Network (www.ifan.ie). He is current President of the Irish Association of Allergy and Immunology.