The winner of the 2016 PhARF Award was announced on Saturday, June 11 at the opening ceremony of this year’s EAACI. Prof Antonella Muraro, President of EAACI, presented the PhARF statue (in the form of an IgE molecule) to Verena Niederberger-Leppin, MD, Assoc Prof, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria.
Dr Niederberger’s independent and original research impressed and motivated the PhARF Scientific Committee to recognize her with the PhARF Award 2016 with the following motivation:
“Dr Verena Niederberger’s research with recombinant allergens is continuously at the forefront, developing new diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for allergy. She moved the use of recombinant molecules into clinical application with the first world-wide immunotherapy trial, published 2004.”
Last updated: 07 October 2016