Imperial College London

Dr Aarif O Eifan

Faculty of MedicineNational Heart & Lung Institute

Clinical Research Fellow



+44 (0)20 7594 3164a.eifan Website




Royal BromptonRoyal Brompton Campus




Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Eifan A, Scadding G, Durham S, et al., 2021, Comparison of nasal allergen challenges with dissolved Timothy Grass pollen tablets and aqueous extract, Allergy, Vol:76, ISSN:0105-4538, Pages:1543-1545

Sharif H, Acharya S, Dhondalay GKR, et al., 2021, Altered chromatin landscape in circulating T follicular helper and regulatory cells following grass pollen subcutaneous and sublingual immunotherapy, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Vol:147, ISSN:0091-6749, Pages:663-676

Orban N, Jacobson MR, Nouri-Aria KT, et al., 2021, Repetitive nasal allergen challenge in allergic rhinitis: priming and Th2-type inflammation but no evidence of remodelling., Clinical and Experimental Allergy, Vol:51, ISSN:0954-7894, Pages:329-338

Alvaro-Lozano M, Akdis CA, Akdis M, et al., 2020, Allergen Immunotherapy in Children User’s Guide, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Vol:31, ISSN:0905-6157, Pages:1-101

Shamji MH, Kappen J, Abubakar-Waziri H, et al., 2019, Nasal allergen neutralising IgG4 antibodies block IgE-mediated responses: novel biomarker of subcutaneous grass pollen immunotherapy, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Vol:143, ISSN:0091-6749, Pages:1067-1076

Penagos M, Eifan AO, Durham SR, et al., 2018, Duration of allergen immunotherapy for long-term efficacy in allergic rhinoconjunctivitis, Current Treatment Options in Allergy, Vol:5, ISSN:2196-3053, Pages:275-290

Scadding GW, Calderon MA, Shamji MH, et al., 2017, Effect of 2 years of treatment with sublingual grass pollen immunotherapy on nasal response to allergen challenge at three years among patients with moderate to severe seasonal allergic rhinitis: The GRASS randomized clinical trial, JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol:317, ISSN:0098-7484, Pages:615-625

Eifan AO, Durham SR, 2016, Pathogenesis of Rhinitis, Clinical and Experimental Allergy, Vol:46, ISSN:1365-2222, Pages:1139-1151

Eifan AO, Orban NT, Jacobson MR, et al., 2015, Severe Persistent Allergic Rhinitis Inflammation but No Histologic Features of Structural Upper Airway Remodeling, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Vol:192, ISSN:1535-4970, Pages:1431-1439

Scadding GW, Eifan AO, Lao-Araya M, et al., 2015, Effect of grass pollen immunotherapy on clinical and local immune response to nasal allergen challenge, Allergy, Vol:70, ISSN:0105-4538, Pages:689-696

Scadding GW, Eifan A, Penagos M, et al., 2015, Local and systemic effects of cat allergen nasal provocation, Clinical and Experimental Allergy, Vol:45, ISSN:0954-7894, Pages:613-623

Karakoc-Aydiner E, Eifan AO, Bans S, et al., 2015, Long-Term Effect of Sublingual and Subcutaneous Immunotherapy in Dust Mite-Allergic Children With Asthma/Rhinitis: A 3-Year Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial, Journal of Investigational Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Vol:25, ISSN:1018-9068, Pages:334-342

Eifan AO, Calderon MA, Durham SR, 2013, Allergen immunotherapy for house dust mite: clinical efficacy and immunological mechanisms in allergic rhinitis and asthma, Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy, Vol:13, ISSN:1471-2598, Pages:1543-1556

Aydogan M, Ozen A, Akkoc T, et al., 2013, Risk factors for persistence of asthma in children: 10-year follow-up, Journal of Asthma, Vol:50, ISSN:0277-0903, Pages:938-944

Aydogan M, Eifan AO, Keles S, et al., 2013, Sublingual immunotherapy in children with allergic rhinoconjunctivitis mono-sensitized to house-dust-mites: a double-blind-placebo-controlled randomised trial., Respiratory Medicine, Vol:107, ISSN:1532-3064, Pages:1322-1329

Eifan AO, Shamji MH, Durham SR, 2011, Long-term clinical and immunological effects of allergen immunotherapy, Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Vol:11, ISSN:1528-4050, Pages:586-593

Eifan AO, Akkoc T, Yildiz A, et al., 2010, Clinical efficacy and immunological mechanisms of sublingual and subcutaneous immunotherapy in asthmatic/rhinitis children sensitized to house dust mite: an open randomized controlled trial, Clinical and Experimental Allergy, Vol:40, ISSN:0954-7894, Pages:922-932

Eifan AO, Keles S, Bahceciler NN, et al., 2007, Anaphylaxis to multiple pollen allergen sublingual immunotherapy, Allergy, Vol:62, ISSN:0105-4538, Pages:567-568

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