• Susan Prescott

    Professor Susan Prescott is an internationally renowned specialist in childhood allergy and immunology. She works as a Paediatric Allergist and Immunologist at Princess Margaret Hospital for Children in Western Australia.

    Her contributions in the area of allergy and early immune development have already been translated into novel concepts and led to a paradigm shift in the pathogenesis of allergic disease. Susan is widely published and has been awarded eight fellowships including a Winston Churchill award.

    Susan Prescott has followed in her grandmother’s pioneering medical footsteps. She is the granddaughter of Sir Stanley Prescott, former Vice Chancellor of the University of Western Australia, and Lady Monica Prescott, one of few women doctors in the 1930s, who worked as a couple in Japanese-occupied China in the Second World War.

    Watch Susan Prescott in this TV commercial for the Telethon Kids Institute.