Meet Our Team

The Food Allergy Science Initiative brings together scientists from across the Boston biomedical community and beyond to bring expertise in immunology, gastroenterology, bioengineering, and more to tackle the unsolved mysteries of food allergy. Our team includes more than 20 scientists at 7 institutions fully dedicated to this effort. Learn more about the leaders of the initiative below:

Scientific Advisory Board

David Altshuler

Executive Vice President of Global Research and Chief Scientific Officer at Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Daniel Littman

Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Professor of Molecular Immunology; Professor, Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine, Molecular Pathogenesis, New York University

Richard Locksley

Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Marion and Herbert Sandler Distinguished Professor in Asthma Research, University of California, San Francisco

Beth Sattely

Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Stanford; ChEM-H Faculty Fellow at Stanford; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Dale Umetsu

Principal Medical Director at Genentech; Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco