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                          Jensen-Jarolim, Erika, Univ.-Prof. Dr.
Messerli Research Institute, Comparative Medicine
Director of Division
Donaufelderstraße 159
1210 Wien

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Curr. Vitae

2011 Full professor for Comparative Medicine at Messerli Research Institute of the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Medical University Vienna and University Vienna
2010 -2015 Member of the Senate of the Medical University Vienna
2010 -2011 Dept. Chair of University Council of University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna
2008 -2011 University Council of the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna
2007 -2015 Head of IPA division 1 "Comparative Immunology & Oncology"
2007 -2011 Full Professor for Pathophysiology of the Medical University Vienna
2006 -2011 Head IPA - Institute of Pathophysiology and Allergy Research of Med. University Vienna
2000 Medical specialization in Immunology and in Pathophysiology
1998 Habilitation, nominated Associate Prof., founding of independent lab group "AllergoOncology"
1996 -2000 Trainings in Pathophysiology, Dermatology and Oncology at Med. Univ. Vienna
1991 -1995 Baby Break
1989 -1991 Allergy Research and Training in Immunology at Inst. of Immunology, University Hospital Berne, Switzerland
1988 -1989 Allergy Research and Immunology Training in Allergy Lab, University Hospital Copenhagen, Denmark
1985 -1988 Allergy Research and Immunology Training, Inst. of General and Experimental Pathology, University Vienna
1985 MD Degree, University Vienna
1960 Born in Vienna


2010 Bronze Medal at KIWIE 2010, Seoul
2009 Lore Antoine Prize of the Organization of Austrian Female Physicians
2008 Charity Award WIENERIN 2008 for research and mentoring activities
2006 Teacher of the month of MUW
2005 Award for Clinical Allergology by the ECARF (European Centre for Allergy Research Foundation)
2005 Researcher of the Month, Medical University of Vienna
2005 Great Central-European Prize for innovative interdisciplinary cancer research of the fund of the city of Vienna.
2004 Bronze Medal of the Slovac Academy of Sciences.
2002 Research Prize Austrian Ass. for Crohn´s disease & ulcerative Colitis (ÖMCCV).
2000 Pirquet Prize of the Austrian Society of Allergology and Immunology
1999 Habilitation Prize of VFWF (Association for the Promotion of Science & Research at New University Depts. of the Vienna General Hospital)
1990 Research Prize of Hoechst AG, Germany (later Aventis Foundation)
1989 Research Prize of the Danish Allergy Foundation

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2013 - Donau-Universität Krems, Department für Gesundheitswissenschaften und Biomedizin
Advisory Board
2012 -2013 Lenkungskreis für Forschung-und Technologieentw. Niederösterreich
Scientific Advisory Board
2011 -2013 Medizinische Universität Wien
Full member
2011 -2011 Research Grant Council Hong Kong
Member of the Advisory Board
2010 -2013 Wissenschaftsjury des Landes Niederösterreich
Advisory Board
2009 -2011 MediGene AG
2009 -2012 WAO, AllergoOnoclogy Task Force
2008 -2009 YSA
Member of the Advisory Board
2008 -2011 Universitätsrat der Veterinärmed. Univ. Wien
Member of the Advisory Board
2007 -2010 CODEX Kommission für Nahrungsmittelsicherheit Österreich
Full member
2007 -2013 WWTF - Wiener Wirtschaftsförderungs- und Technologiefonds
Member of the Board of Trustees
2006 -2008 Collegium Internationale Allergologicum
Member of the Advisory Board
2006 -2007 Medizinische Universität Wien
2006 -2006 Deutsche Gesellschaft für Allergologie und Klinische Immunologie
Member of the Board
2006 - RotePfote - Krebsforschung für das Tier
2006 - ADF - Arbeitsgemeinschaft Dermatologische Forschung
Honourary Member
2005 -2013 WAO - World Allergy Organization
2005 -2013 Leibniz Gemeinschaft - Forschungszentrum Borstel
Advisory Board
2004 -2008 Österreichische Gesellschaft für Allergologie und Immunologie
Member of the Board

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2009 -2013 Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift: Associate Editor
2008 - The Open Allergy Journal: Redaktionsmitglied
2006 -2008 Clinical and Experimental Allergy: Redaktionsmitglied
2005 -2013 Immunology Letters: Redaktionsmitglied
2004 -2006 International Archives of Allergy and Immunology: ChefredakteurIn

Reviewer for scientific journals

  • Allergy.
  • Blood.
  • BMC Biology.
  • Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy.
  • Cancer Research.
  • Clinical & Experimental Immunology.
  • Clinical and Experimental Allergy.
  • Clinical Cancer Research.
  • Clinical Chemistry.
  • Expert Review of Vaccines.
  • FASEB Journal.
  • Food and Chemical Toxicology.
  • Gene Therapy.
  • Immunology Letters.
  • International Archives of Allergy and Immunology.
  • Journal of Controlled Release.
  • Journal of Gastroenterology.
  • Journal of Gene Therapy & Molecular Biology.
  • Journal of Immunological Methods.
  • Journal of Immunology.
  • Molecular Nutrition & Food Research.
  • Oncogene.
  • PLoS One.
  • Proteomics.
  • The Open Allergy Journal.
  • Vaccine.
  • Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

    2010 - Baden-Württemberg Stiftung - Germany
    2010 - OeNB Österreichische Nationalbank - Austria
    2010 - Fonds der Stadt Wien für innovative interdisziplinäre Krebsforschung - Austria
    2010 - Netherlands Genomics Initiative - Netherlands
    2010 - Schweizerischer Nationalfonds - Switzerland
    2010 - OeNB Österreichische Nationalbank - Austria
    2010 - Christian Doppler Forschungsgesellschaft - Austria
    2010 - Cancer Research UK - United Kingdom
    2010 - Wellcome Trust - United Kingdom
    2010 - Wiener Wissenschafts-, Forschungs- und Technologiefonds - Austria
    2010 - Israel Science Foundation - Israel
    2010 - Associazione Italiana per la Ricerca sul Cancro - Italy
    2010 - National Health and Medical Research Council - Australia

    Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

    2012 Comparative Medicine Minisymposium "Bioimaging"
    2012 Comparative Medicine Minisymposium "Refinement"
    2009 Symposium Spectrum of Gender Medicine
    Member of organizing committee
    2008 2nd International AllergoOncology Symposium, Vienna
    2008 Joint Annual Meeting of Immunology of the Austrian and German Societies
    Member of organizing committee
    2007 1st International AllergoOncology Symposium
    2007 2nd Menopause-Andropause-Anti Aging Congress
    Member of scientific advisory board
    2006 Annual Meeting of the European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology
    Member of organizing committee
    2006 Clemens von Pirquet-Symposium
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