Imperial College London

Emeritus ProfessorJohnWarner

Faculty of MedicineNational Heart & Lung Institute

Emeritus in Paediatrics







246Medical SchoolSt Mary's Campus





  • OBE for food allergy research, Queen's Birthday Honours 2013, 2013
  • Life-time achievement award, European Respiratory Society, 2009
  • William Frankland award, British Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 2005
  • J E Purkyne Medal, Czech Medical Society, 2001

External Positions

  • Member, Advisory committee for Novel Foods and Processes, Food Standards Agency, 2006 - 2009
  • Member, National Allergy Advisory Group, Department of Health, 2005 - 2006
  • Member of steering committee and head of non-pharmacological management group, British asthma guidelines steering group, British Thoracic Society/Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network, 2002

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Project lead and chair of the Allergy Care-pathways group, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, 2009
  • Speciality and Training CoucilScientfic and Clinical Issues council, World Allergy Organisation, 2006
  • Member and previous head of paediatric assembly, European Respiratory Society, 1991
  • Member, British Thoracic Society, 1983
  • Member, European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 1980
  • Fellow, American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology
  • Member, American Thoracic Society
  • Member, Association of Physicians of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Member, British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Links with Other Academic Bodies

  • Honorary Professor, University of Cape Town, 2014
  • Visiting Professor of Child Health, University of Southampton, 2006 - 2010

Industrial Connections

  • Airsonette, Member of Scientfic advisory board for a trial of a Temparature controlled laminar airflow device
  • Merck, Advisor for montelukast childhood asthma/rhinitis studies
  • Numico/Nutricia now Danone, Chairman of scientific advisory board for prevention of allergy with prebiotics study
  • UCB pharma, Chairman of Scientific Advisory Board for allergy prevention studies.


  • FERS, European Respiratory Society, 2016
  • FAAAAI, American Academy of Allergy and Immunology, 2001
  • F. Med. Sci., Academy of Medical Sciences, 1999
  • FRCPCH, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, 1997
  • FRCP (UK), Royal College of Physicians, 1986

Editorial Boards

  • Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Editor in Chief, 1997 - 2010
  • Pediatric Pulmonology, Member of Editorial board, 1996 - 2012
  • Current Pediatric Reviews, Member of Editorial Advisory board, 1995
  • Egyptian Journal of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Member of International Advisory Panel, 1994