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Asthma in children has become more prevalent over the last several decades. Treatment options for addressing treatment-resistant, allergic-type severe asthma have advanced in recent years, as research has begun to uncover the pathological processes that underlie asthma phenotypes. In this article, Meyer Kattan, MD, professor of pediatrics at Columbia University and director of the Pediatric Pulmonary Division at New York-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, discusses state-of-the-art treatments for severe allergic asthma in children and future directions for research.