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ÖGAI Prize Awardees


Congratulations to all Awardees!

On occasion of the Annual Meeting of the  Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Allergologie und Immunologie in Graz from November  21-23, 2019, the Clemens von Pirquet Prize (Application guidelines) with Euro 4.000, generously donated by Bencard for the most excellent publication in the field of allergy research was awarded to:
Christian Lupinek, Institute for Pathophysiology and Allergy Research, Centre for Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology, Medical University of Vienna. His work "Maternal allergen-specific IgG might protect the child against allergic sensitization" published in J.Allergy and Clin.Immunology 144; 2, 536–548 (2019) was designated excellent by an international jury.

The Karl Landsteiner Prize (Application Guidelineswith Euro 4.000 donated by the Karl Landsteiner & Eisler-Terramare Foudation Commemoration Trust and the ÖGAI for excellent publications in the field of basic immunology research, was awarded to Hatoon Bazim from CeMM Vienna. Her work "CD8+ T cells induce cachexia during chronic viral infection“, published in Nature Immunology 20, 701–710 (2019) was designated excellent by an international jury.

 

The Thesis Prizes (Application Guidelinesfor scientifically excellent theses in the fields of allergology and immunology for a total of Euro 3.000, donated by ÖGAI and Ursula and Fritz Melchers, were awarded to:

Judit Singer-Fazekas, Institute for Pathophysiology and Allergy Research, Centre for Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology, Medical University of Vienna" for her work Advanced antibody-based immunotherapies of cancer: a comparative approach"

Huey-Jy Huang, Institute for Pathophysiology and Allergy Research, Centre for Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology, Medical University of Vienna ffor her work "Identification of the dominant T cell and B cell epitopes of important HDM allergens“

Bernhard Kratzer, Institute of Immunology, Medical University of Vienna, for his work "Modulation of allergic sensitization and disease in humanized allergy mice“

Raphaela Freidl, Institute for Pathophysiology and Allergy Research, Centre for Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology, Medical University of Vienna for her work "Novel Approaches for Allergen-Specific Immunotherapy".

 

 

 

The Best Poster Presentation Awards for the presentations at the ÖGAI Annual Meeting were given to:

Elke Korb from the Institut for Pathophysiology and Allergy Research of the Medical University of Vienna - Mining Toxoplasma for immunomodulatory molecules: A parasite-based treatment of allergy
Katharina Jandl - Reduction in NKT cells contributes to excessive vascular collagen deposition in pulmonary hypertension due to lung fibrosis
Manuel Reithofer from the Institut for Pathophysiology and Allergy Research of the Medical University of Vienna - 4-1BB costimulation promotes antigen-independent CD8 T cell activation (nicht am Foto)

 

 

The Best Oral Presentation Awards for the presentations at the ÖGAI Annual Meeting were given to:

Robyn Schenk - A targeted protein degradation approach for studying the role of transcription factors in antibody-secreting cells
Katrin Pansy - Tumor suppressor Nr4a1 is implicated in the regulation of immune checkpoints in aggressive lymphomas (not at Foto)
Nyamdelger Sukhbaatar - mTOR signaling in macrophages contributes to the maintenance of iron homoestasis

 

 




 
 


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