Leadership & Guidance

Andre Nel, M.B.,Ch.B., Ph.D.

Associate Director of Research, CNSI

Andre Nel is a tenured Professor and practicing allergist/immunologist at UCLA. Dr Nel is Director of the UC Center for the Environmental Impact of Nanotechnology (CEIN), Director of the Center for Nanobiology + Predictive Toxicology, and Co-Director of the UCLA Nanomachine Center.

Dr. Nel obtained his M.B.,Ch.B. degree in Cape Town, South Africa, and subsequently did a post-doctoral fellowship in Immunology at MUSC, which was followed by doctoral thesis on his research.

Dr. Nel is a member of the ASCI, AAAAI, AAI and the Western Association of Physicians. He served as Chair of the Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation Research Committee, one of the NIAID Study Sections for the review of Training Grants.