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Our mission is to improve
the lives of the millions that
suffer from food allergies

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Food allergies and gluten-related disorders are on the rise,
with significant social, health, and economic impact

$25B

each year is spent on healthcare costs related to food allergies and disorders

1 in every 13 children in

the United States is affected by food allergies

new cases of celiac

disease have doubled every fifteen years

 Ukko’s computational engineering platform
re-designs food allergens, turning them into safe and efficacious therapeutics that will become best in class therapy for allergy
 

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We are building a comprehensive, clinically validated map of the molecular structure of food allergies, unlocking critical knowledge about the biological mechanisms that drive human-food interactions.

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On the basis of this map, we use  platform to design new versions of the proteins that do not trigger an immune response. These proteins allow a whole new approach for how we treat protein based allergies. 

Founding Team

ANAT BINUR

CEO & Co-Founder

YANAY OFRAN

Chairman & Co-Founder 

Our Advisors

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DR. TIM GARNETT 

Former CMO and SVP, Eli-Lily

DR. LYNDA SCHNEIDER

PROF. LYNDA SCHNEIDER

Director, Allergy Program
Boston Children’s Hospital

Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

DR. WESLEY A. BURKS

DR. WESLEY A. BURKS

Stuart Bondurant Distinguished Professor

Dean and CEO UNC School of Medicine and UNC Health

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PROF. STEPHEN DRESKIN 

Medical Director, Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Professor of Medicine and Immunology
Children’’s Hospital Colorado

DR. EDWIN KIM

DR. EDWIN KIM

Associate Professor, University of North Carolina; Director UNC Food Allergy Initiative

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INDRA NOOYI 

Former Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo

ANN M. VENEMAN

ANN M. VENEMAN

Former US Secretary of Agriculture

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PROF. KNUT LUNDIN

Professor of Medicine and Head of Clinical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway

PROF. RAANAN SHAMIR

PROF. RAANAN SHAMIR

Chairman, Institute of Gastroenterology, Nutrition and Liver Diseases, Schneider Children's Medical Center 

BERNHARD VAN LENGERICH

BERNHARD VAN LENGERICH

Former Chief Science Officer & VP for Technology Strategy, General Mills

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