Dr Louise Michaelis

consultant and associate lecturer in paediatric immunology and allergy, The Great North Children’s Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne


Dr Louise Michaelis is a Consultant and Associate lecturer in Paediatric Immunology and Allergy at The Great North Children’s Hospital Newcastle upon Tyne in the United Kingdom. She has previously worked at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Great Ormond Street Hospital and Southampton University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust where she developed an interest in Multi-system Allergic and Inflammatory Disease in children including IgE and Non IgE-mediated food allergy, Eosinophilic allergic disease and Mastocytosis. She currently works within a busy Tertiary Paediatric Allergy Service which provides a drug allergy and sublingual and subcutaneous immunotherapy (desensitisation) service for children.

Dr Michaelis is currently co-ordinating phase I, II and III MCRN Portfolio clinical trials and has started to evolve and publish a diverse research portfolio as part of her PhD, which focuses on the immune and inflammatory mechanisms of tolerance in multi-system allergy in childhood. In February 2016 she was awarded an “NIHR Leading Principle Investigators Award” and in April 2017 the “NIHR Commercial Clinical Trials Award” for her leadership of collaborative National and International Industry and Clinical Trials and continues to bring both Industry and Clinical forums together in research.

Dr Michaelis also participates in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching forums having written her first book “Total revision – Extended Paediatrics” alongside Dr Ian Maconochie in 2005. She participates in teaching at The Great North Children’s Hospital and lectures as part of Faculty for the Allergy eModule at The University of Newcastle and the Allergy MSc Course at The University of Southampton.


Speaker at Pulse LIVE Newcastle 2018