Dr Tom Marrs
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Dr Tom Marrs is a Consultant in Paediatric Allergy working in the Children’s Allergies Department at St Thomas’ Hospital. Tom read Medicine, Psychology and Medical Law at Clare College, Cambridge, before completing his clinical training at St Bartholomew’s and Royal London Medical School.
In 2011, Tom joined the team running the Enquiring About Tolerance (EAT) Study which investigated whether the early introduction of allergenic foods may prevent the development of food allergy. He started his clinical research as a Clinical Lecturer at King’s College London and he now investigates how the microbiome influences the development of allergic disease.
Tom is now a Consultant in Paediatric Allergy as St Thomas’ Hospital. Alongside this, he is developing new initiatives as Director of the Allergy Academy and leads the Scientific Programme Committee for the British Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.