Research Output per year
Valérie Verhasselt trained at the University of Medicine of Brussels (ULB, Belgium) where she obtained the diploma of Medical Doctor (1992), Specialist in Internal Medicine (2000) and a PhD in Immunology (1999). In 2004, she moved to France (Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis) and developed the concept of breastfeeding induced tolerance for prevention of allergy. She obtained a tenured researcher position at INSERM in 2008 and created Immune Tolerance team in 2012 in Nice (France). In 2017, she was granted the first Chair in Human Lactology at UWA. Her research has been published in prestigious reviews such as Nature Medicine, Gut, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Lancet Infectious Disease. The French Académie Nationale de Médecine (2012) and Académie des Sciences (2008) have acknowledged her major contribution in the field of prevention of allergy through maternal milk.
Roles and responsibilities
2. Impact of colostrum on early post-natal and adult metabolic and immune homeostasis
- neonatal development
- immune tolerance
Research output: Contribution to journal › Letter
A role for early oral exposure to house dust mite allergens through breast milk in food allergy susceptibilityRekima, A., Macchiaverni, P., Bonnart, C., Metcalfe, J., Tulic, M., Halloin, N., Genuneit, J., Zanelli, S., Medeiros, S., Palmer, D., Prescott, S. & Verhasselt, V., Aug 2019, In : Allergy. 74, p. 355-355 1 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Abstract/Meeting Abstract
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article
Research output: Contribution to journal › Editorial
Projects per year
Round 7 - Gateway to allergy prevention: Promoting an immunomodulatory breastmilk profile with maternal prebiotic supplementation
1/07/19 → 30/06/21
Valerie Verhasselt (Recipient), 2008