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Bruce J. Lanser

Dr. BJ Lanser is a pediatric food allergy specialist who provides care for anaphylaxis, eczema, food allergies, FPIES, immunotherapy & food challenges.

Special Interests

My primary clinical interests include pediatric food allergy, eosinophilic esophagitis, and food protein induced enterocolitis (FPIES).  My clinical research focuses on pediatric food allergy, including the development of more accurate diagnostic testing for food allergy, the role of baked egg in the natural history of egg allergy, and food allergy immunotherapy.



2005 - 2009
Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, WI), MD
University of Colorado, MPH


2012 - 2013
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center/Children's Medical Center (Dallas, TX), Pediatric Chief Resident
2009 - 2012
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center/Children's Medical Center (Dallas, TX), Pediatrics


2013 - 2015
University of Colorado/ National Jewish Health, Pediatric Allergy

Board Certification

2015: American Board of Allergy and Immunology
2012: American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

Member, AAAAI
Member, ACAAI
Member, CAAS
Member, AAP


Brar KK, Lanser BJ, Schneider A, Nowak-Wegrzyn A. Biologics for the treatment of food allergies. Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 2020; 40:575-91.
Fleischer DM, [Lanser BJ], et al. Long-term, open-label extension study of the efficacy and safety of epicutaneous immunotherapy for food allergy in children: PEOPLE 3-year results. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2020;146:863-74.
Hui JW, Copeland M, Lanser BJ. Food allergy management at school in the era of immunotherapy. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 2020;20:32.
Wang M, Strand MJ, Lanser BJ, et al. Expression and activation of the steroidogenic enzyme CYP11A1 is associated with IL-13 production in T cells from peanut allergic children. PLoS One 2020;15:e2033563.
Bird JA, et al. Conducting an oral food challenge: An update to the 2009 Adverse Reactions to Foods Committee Work Group Report. JACI IP 2020;8:75-90.

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University of Colorado Denver

Conflicts of Interest

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