Prof. Dr. Öner Özdemir graduated from İstanbul Medical School, İstanbul University, Türkiye, and became a medical doctor in 1989. He completed his pediatric residency in the Department of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital, İstanbul Medical School, Türkiye. He completed his clinical fellowship training at the Pediatric Allergy/Immunology Division, Louisiana State University, Health Sciences Centre, USA. Some part of his clinical fellowship training was done at the Pediatric Allergy/Immunology program, Cincinnati Children\'s Hospital Medical Center, USA. Dr. Özdemir was the first-place winner of the 2005 Clemens Von Pirquet Award from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) for the best research on allergy/asthma/immunology by a fellow in training. Dr. Özdemir has more than 250 national and international publications, more than 400 national and international presentations, and more than 20 book chapters to his credit. Dr. Özdemir has also edited seven books.