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Rudolf Valenta

Doctor of Medicine, Professor of Allergology, President of the European Academy for Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Workplace: Christian Doppler Laboratory for Allergy Research, Center for Pathophysiology, Infectology and Immunology,Medical University of Vienna(Vienna, Austria )
Position: Head of Division of Immunopathology, Department of Pathophysiology and Allergy Research

Address: Währinger Gürtel 18-20, A-1090 Vienna, Austria
Phone: + 431-40400-5108
Fax: + 431 40400 5130
E-mail: rudolf.valenta@meduniwien.ac.at

Field of Expertise

Allergy therapy; molecular characterization of cross-reactive allergens as explanation for allergic cross-reactivity; IgE autoreactivity as possible pathomechanism in severe allergy; the role of T cells and T cell-mediated pathology in allergy; rhinovirus coat proteins for serological diagnosis and for vaccination of rhinovirus infections and asthma

Qualifications

1987 – MD,University of Vienna.

Work and research experience

Academic publications

450, 70 patent licenses

Research projects

Allergy research programs at the Medical University of Vienna

Academic affiliations

Awards

Special scientific achievements

Introduced the use of recombinant allergens in the diagnosis and therapy of allergic diseases.

Significant publications in Russian and foreign issues

  1. Baar A., Pahr S., Constantin C., et al. Molecular and Immunological Characterization of Tri a 36, a Low Molecular Weight Glutenin, as a Novel Major Wheat Food Allergen. The Journal of Immunology, 2012, vol. 189, no. 6, pp. 3018–3025. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.1200438.
  2. Baranyi U., Pilat N., Gattringer M., et al. Persistent molecular microchimerism induces long-term tolerance towards a clinically relevant respiratory allergen. Clinical and Experimental Allergy, 2012, vol. 42, no. 8, pp. 1282–1292. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2222.2012.04049.x.
  3. Blatt K., Herrmann H., Mirkina I., et al. The PI3-Kinase/mTOR-Targeting Drug NVP-BEZ235 Inhibits Growth and IgE-Dependent Activation of Human Mast Cells and Basophils. PLoS One, 2012, vol. 7, no. 1. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0029925.
  4. Casset A., Mari A., Purohit A., et al. Varying Allergen Composition and Content Affects the in vivo Allergenic Activity of Commercial Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus Extracts. International Archives of Allergy and Immunology, 2012, vol. 159, no. 3, pp. 253–262. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1159/000337654.
  5. Chen K.W., Blatt K., Thomas W.R., et al. Hypoallergenic Der p 1/Der p 2 combination vaccines for immunotherapy of house dust mite allergy. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 2012, vol. 130, no. 2, pp. 435–443. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2012.05.035.

References to the scientist's profile

Scopus Author ID: 7102353770 – https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=7102353770
ResearcherID: H-5356-2016 – http://www.researcherid.com/rid/H-5356-2016 ;
Other references: www.meduniwien.ac.at/allergy-research-christian-doppler ;
www.allergy-research-program.at