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  • Duration: Live online and in-person teaching plus 10 weeks access to course materials
  • Fees:
    - £850 
    - 10% discount for ICHNT staff
  • Venue: MS Teams / St Mary's Campus
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Dr Marta Vazquez-Ortiz
Dr Marta Vazquez-Ortiz is a Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer and she has been the Director of the Allergy Postgraduate Programme at Imperial College since 2015. She also works as a substantive Consultant in Paediatric Allergy at Imperial NHS since 2017.

Marta did her training in Paediatrics and Paediatric Allergy, and her PhD in Spain. She moved to the UK in 2014 with a EU-funded Marie Curie Postdoctoral Individual Fellowship.

Her research so far has focused on food allergy and specifically on food immunotherapy, quality of life and improved allergy diagnostics. Her PhD contributed to better understanding the safety of food immunotherapy. She leads an international collaboration investigating diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers for acute FPIES using a ‘whole-omics’ approach.

Marta is member of the Paediatric Section Board of EAACI where she co-leads in taskforces aiming at improving transition care for allergic adolescents and clinical outcomes in food allergy.