Dr Jonathan Peter

Dr Jonathan Peter is Head of the Division of Allergology and Clinical Immunology at Grootte Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town and the UCT Lung Institute, South Africa. He is the recipient of a number of awards for medical training including the 2009 Suzman medal, awarded by the College of Physicians to the best candidate in the final specialist exams nationally. In 2012, he received the prestigious Oxford Nuffield Medical Fellowship. Current clinical and research interests include: i) primary immunodeficiency, ii) drug allergy, iii) food additive allergy, and iv) diagnostic strategies for resource-poor settings. Jonathan has over 50 publications in high impact factor journals, and H-index of 20. Most recently, he has been awarded a Silver Award as an outstanding early-career researcher by the South African Medical Research Council.