Prof. Larenas Desiree MD

Pediatric Allergist, Director of the Center of Excellence in Asthma and Allergy

Hospital Médica Sur, Mexico City. Mexico

Dr. Larenas-Linnemann received her MD cum laude in 1992 at the Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht in the Netherlands. In 1995 she received her title as Pediatrician and in 1997 as Pediatric Allergist at the National Institute of Pediatrics in Mexico City, Mexico.

She has been working in private practice since 2001. That same year she founded the pro bono Allergy Clinic in Pueblo Quieto. In March 2017 she was appointed Director of the Center of Excellence in Asthma and Allergy at the Hospital Médica Sur, Mexico City. Dr. Larenas-Linnemann is an internationally well-known and highly regarded expert in the field of allergy (special fields of interest: asthma, allergen immunotherapy, allergic rhinitis, urticaria). She is National Advocate to GINA (2020-), ARIA Country Coordinator Mexico (2012-) and coordinated the national ARIA México 2014 document. She chaired the National Urticaria Guidelines late 2014 (summing >90,000 downloads). In 2016 her center became a Center of Excellence UCARE.

She forms part of the Global expert panel of the update of the Urticaria guideline 2017. In April 2017 the Mexican Guideline on Asthma was published under her leadership, co-authored by 58 experts from 12 national societies. Its content forms the basis for CME on asthma of CENAPRECE, from the Ministry of Health. Since jan2019 she chairs the
International Severe Asthma Registry (ISAR)-Mexico. She co-chaired the Mexican Consensus on Atopic Dermatitis end 2018 and chaired in 2019 the Renewal of the Mexican Guidelines on Immunotherapy.

Dr. Larenas-Linnemann has lectured at National Allergy Congresses, the AAAAI, ACAAI, and EAACI annual conference, and the World Allergy Congress. Dr. Larenas-Linnemann has published over 150 articles in peer-reviewed journals, written various book chapters, and is a reviewer of 7 journals. She became a member of the National System of investigators, level II, in January 2016.

Prof. Larenas Desiree is a distinguished consultant and academic with Over 180 publications in peer-reviewed journals. She has over 200 oral and poster presentations at World Allergy Congresses and Annual meetings of the European Academy, American Academy, and American College and Mexican Colleges of Allergy and clinical immunology since 1995 till date.


Ghana Pediatric Nebulization Forum

See Facilitators Directory