Allergic Rhinitis and Respiratory Allergy

By Glenis Scadding Honorary Consultant Physician at the Royal National ENT Hospital and Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Division of Immunity and Infection at University College London

Glenis was President of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI) 2009-12. In 2006 she won their William Frankland Award for outstanding contribution to clinical allergy in the UK and in 2020 she gave the Jack Pepys lecture at the BSACI Annual meeting. She was Allergy UK Allergist of the Year in 2011 and was awarded British Medical Association (Walter Jobson Horne for ENT research), European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (Clemens von Pirquet for Research in Allergy) and WAO prizes (Outstanding Clinician) in recent years.

Currently she is Scientific Chief Editor for the Rhinology Section of Frontiers in Allergy, Lead for Allergic Rhinitis at EUFOREA and lead author of the BSACI Rhinitis Management Guidelines.

Dr Scadding’s research interests include rhinitis, rhinosinusitis and their co-morbidities, including asthma, particularly non-steroidal anti- inflammatory- exacerbated asthma (N-ERD).She is the author of over 300 peer – reviewed scientific publications. In her spare time she is a gardener, eco- warrior and novelist with a first book, “Colchicum- a Cure for Dementia?”