Member profile

Dr Paul Turner

Last updated: 21 August 2020

Dr Paul TurnerDr Turner is MRC Clinician Scientist and Clinical Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Allergy & Immunology at Imperial College London, and Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Sydney.

He leads a research programme on various aspects of allergy, including understanding drivers of severity in food allergy, allergen risk management, and novel diagnostics.

He is an Honorary Consultant at a number of Central London NHS hospitals, and Clinical Trials Specialist (Paediatrics) at Public Health England. Dr Turner is a medical advisor to a number of patient representative groups including Allergy UK and Anaphylaxis Campaign.

Register of interests

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Current interests

Personal

Category of interest Organisation/Body & Nature of Interest (period)
Direct employment Imperial College London - Clinical Senior Lecturer and Clinician Scientist in Paediatric Allergy & Immunology (2012 to present)
Other fee-paid work from relevant organisations, consultancies

Consulting for AllerGenis (2019 to present)

Peer-reviewer for a number of journals

Member of European Medical Task Force for Aimmune, a pharmaceutical company specialising in treatments for food allergy (2018 to present)

Shareholdings Shares in Royal Mail plc
Membership, affiliation, trusteeships or decision-making position with relevant organisations

Membership and member of Advisory Healthcare Professional panel for Allergy UK and Anaphylaxis Campaign (2013 to present)

Member of British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (2011 to present)

Chair, Paediatric Allergy Group and Council member of British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (2018 to present)

Member of Allergy/Immunology/ID specialist training committee of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) 

Member of European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (2011 to present

Member of American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (2011 to present)

Honorary appointment as Clinical Associate Professor in Paediatrics, University of Sydney (2011 to present)

Honorary consultant to Public Health England (Vaccine & Immunology) (2019 to present)

Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Allergy Royal Brompton Hospital NHS Trust, London (2013 to present)

Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Allergy Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust, London (2015 to present)

Member of ILSI Europe food allergy task force (2018 to present)

Non-personal

Category of interest Organisation/Body & Nature of Interest (period)
Fellowships endowed by relevant organisations

Grant income: NIHR
Grant income: EAT Foundation, USA
Grant income: MRC
Grant income: EU FP7

Historic interests

Personal

Category of interest Organisation/Body & Nature of Interest (period)
Other fee-paid work from relevant organisations, consultancies

Consulting for Reacta Biotech (2015)

Specialist Adviser to COT (Food Allergy) (2015 - 2017)
Membership, affiliation, trusteeships or decision-making position with relevant organisations Executive member of British Paediatric Allergy, Immunology and Infection Group (2015 - 2018)