Academic Partners

The activity at the ImmunoNutritionLab are closely related to the activity of:
- The Food Allergy Comprehensive Education, Treatment and Support Program at the University Federico II of Naples one of the largest provider of pediatric allergy services in Italy.
(www.allergologiapediatrica.eu).The Program is designed to treat all aspects of food allergies, including medical, dietary, social and psychological concerns, The team is made up of many different types of care professionals, each with a unique role in treating, educating and supporting the patients and their families, including: pediatricians, allergists, dieticians, social workers, nurses, psychologists, neuropsychiatrists, and allergy technicians. The Program has been accredited as the Reference Center for Pediatric Allergy by the Italian Society of Allergy and Pediatric Immunology (SIAIP) (http://centri.siaip.it/).
- The Task Force on Microbiome Studies, a collective and multidisciplinary microbiome initiative bringing together facilities from 14 different Departments and expertise from more than 100 staff scientists spanning soil/plant/food/human microbiome, and including chemistry, engineering and social sciences at the University Federico II of Naples, Italy (www.tfm.unina.it).

The ImmunoNutritionLab grows stronger through partnerships with other researchers and research institutions, locally and internationally.


  • • Harvard University Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • • MassGeneral Hospital for Children Children’s Hospital Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • • University of Chicago, Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Chicago Illinois, USA
  • • Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, USA
  • • Stanford University, Dept. of Chemical & Systems Biology , Stanford USA
  • • UCLA, Los Angeles California, USA: Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
  • • University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA: Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training
  • • University of Columbus Ohio, USA: Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • • Boys Town Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska, USA
  • • University of Calgary, Department of Pediatrics, Calgary Alberta Canada
  • • Shanghai Institute for Pediatric Research, Shanghai, China
  • • Karolinka Institut, Department of Clinical Science and Education, Stockholm Sweden
  • • Division Food and Nutrition Science Department of Biology and Biological Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology Gothenburg, Sweden
  • • CMK - Centre for Environmental Sciences Hasselt, Belgium
  • • Universite Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgio: Center for Diabetes Research
  • • University of Innsbruck, Austria: Dept of Pediatrics
  • • Hôpital Necker-Enfants Malades, Paris, France: Service de gastroentérologie-hépatologie- nutrition pédiatriques
  • • University of Turku, Finland Dept of Pediatrics and Dept of Medicine
  • • Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) at the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA). Madrid, Spain
  • • Catalyst Health Economics Consultants Ltd, Northwood ,UK
  • • University of Basel, Switzerland: Dept of Anatomy and Pathology
  • • Humanitas University, Milan, Italy
  • • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Piacenza: Istituto di Microbiologia
  • • Osp. San Raffaele, Milano, Italia: Divisione di Medicina Rigenerativa, Cellule staminali e terapia genica
  • • Università degli Studi di Verona: Dip.Scienze Chirurgiche Odontostomatologiche e Materno-Infantili
  • • Università degli Studi di Pavia: Dipartimento di Pediatria
  • • Università degli Studi di Parma: Dipartimento di Scienze degli Alimenti e del Farmaco
  • • Università degli Studi di Firenze: Ospedale Meyer – Unità di Allergologia
  • • Sapienza Università di Roma: Dipartimento di Pediatria e Neuropsichiatria intantile
  • • Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù, Roma
  • • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma: Dip. Pediatria Generale e Specialistica
  • • Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro: Dipartimento Interdisciplinare di Medicina
  • • Università degli Studi di Palermo: Dipartimento di Pediatria