Associate Professor Dr Intan Hakimah Ismail is currently the Head of Clinical Immunology Unit, Department of Paediatrics at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). She is also a Consultant Paediatrician and Consultant Clinical Immunologist & Allergist at the Hospital Pengajar UPM (HPUPM). She graduated with Doctor of Medicine (MD) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), and Master of Medicine in Paediatrics (MMed Paeds) from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). She obtained her PhD specialising in Allergy and Clinical Immunology from the University of Melbourne, Australia, and has started the Clinical Immunology and Allergy services in UPM and Serdang Hospital since then. She is the Secretary of Malaysian Society of Allergy and Immunology (MSAI), and Board Member of Asia Pacific Immunoglobulins in Immunology Expert Group (APIIEG). She sits in editorial board of several international journals, and has published widely in scientific journals, proceedings and book chapters, and made plenty presentations at conferences at national and international levels. Her research interest includes primary immunodeficiencies, eczema, food allergy, gut microbiota and probiotics.