ISSN 2308-4057 (Print),
ISSN 2310-9599 (Online)
Рудольф Валента

Rudolf Valenta

Doctor of Medicine, Professor of Allergology (Vienna, Austria)
Place of work:
Christian Doppler Laboratory for Allergy Research, Center for Pathophysiology, Infectology and Immunology,Medical University of Vienna
Head of Division of Immunopathology, Department of Pathophysiology and Allergy Research
Währinger Gürtel 18-20, A-1090 Vienna, Austria
+ 431 40400 5108
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
References to the scientist's profile
1987 – MD,University of Vienna.
Work and research experience
  • Full Professor for Allergology at the Medical University of Vienna;
  • Foreign Adjunct Professor for Allergy at the Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.
Academic publications
450, 70 patent licenses
Academic affiliations
  • Chairman of the standardization committee of the International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS);
  • Vice-president of the European Academy for Allergy and Clinical Immunology;
  • President of the Austrian Society for Allergology and Immunology;
  • Member of the Austrian Academy of Science.
  • 2016 – award of American Colledge of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology;
  • 2013 – Würdigungspreis Wissenschaft;
  • 2009 – Paul Ehrlich’s Award in experimental science;
  • 2001 – Alois Sonnleitner’s Award in immunology;
  • 1998 – Start-Preis (the highest Austrian award for young scientists);
  • 1996 – Pharmacia Allergy Research Foundation;
  • 1994 – Sandoz Award in biology;
  • 1992 – golden medal of European Centre for Allergy Research Foundation;
  • 1992 – Carl Landsteiner's Award;
  • 1992 – Theodor Billroth's Award;
  • 1991 – Clemens von Pirquet’s Award.
Special scientific achievements
Introduced the use of recombinant allergens in the diagnosis and therapy of allergic diseases.