Clinical & Experimental Cardiology

Clinical & Experimental Cardiology
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Karin Hoffmann-Sommergruber

Karin Hoffmann-Sommergruber

Department of Pathophysiology and Allergy Research, Center for Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Dr. Karin Hoffmann-Sommergruber is currently working as an associate professor at Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria. Karin Hoffmann-Sommergruber heads the research group Molecular Allergology. She obtained her B.S. in Biology and a Ph.D. in Molecular biology at the University of Vienna. As a Postdoc she moved to the research area of allergy research and succeeded in identifying and cloning numerous pollen and food allergens for component resolved diagnosis. In parallel her experimental work contributed to a better understanding of function of pathogenesis related proteins in plants and their allergenic capacity.
Research Interest

 • Allergen-food matrix interaction 
• Characterization of food allergens for improved risk management

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