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Paxton Loke


Dr Paxton Loke is a Paediatric Allergist and Immunologist at the Melbourne Allergy Centre and Children’s Specialists Medical Group and a locum Consultant with the Department of Allergy and Immunology at the Royal Children’s Hospital. As a clinician-scientist, he is the current Principal Investigator of the multi-centre Probiotic and Peanut Oral Immunotherapy (PPOIT) study which aims to induce long lasting tolerance to peanut, at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. He has also published over 27 international journal publications including a book chapter and an international patent. A key project examined the state-wide prevalence of Victorian government school children at risk of anaphylaxis. Outside of work, Paxton enjoys spending quality time with his young family, in addition to serving the community in volunteer positions, and various outdoor activities.