Clemens von Pirquet-Preis für Allergieforschung

Dank einer Stiftung der Firma ALK-Abelló GmbH (vormals Epipharm) konnte von 1985 bis 2012 der Clemens von Pirquet-Preis für hervorragende Arbeiten auf dem Gebiet der Allergieforschung ausgeschrieben werden. Mit Ausnahme der Jahre 1985 und 1987 wurde dieser Preis jährlich vergeben.Ab 2013 wird dieser Preis von der Fa. Bencard Allergie gestiftet.

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Hugo Wolf
Institut für Allgemeine und Experimentelle Pathologie Innsbruck

Detection of antibodies interacting with glycosaminoglykan polysulfate in patients treated with heparin or other polysulfated glycosaminoglykans

Identification of binding site for heparin and other polysulfated glycosaminoglycans on human thrombocytes.

Int. Arch. Allergy Appl. Immunol. 1983; 70:157-63


Int. Arch. Allergy Appl. Immunol. 1986; 80: 231-8


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Heimo Breiteneder 
Institut für Allgemeine und Experimentelle Pathologie, Wien

Isolation and characterization of messenger RNA from male inflorescences and pollen of the white birch (Betula verrucosa)

Int. Arch. Allergy Appl. Immunol. 1988; 87: 19-24


Heimo Breiteneder
Institut für Allgemeine und Experimentelle Pathologie, Wien

The gene coding for the major birch pollen allergen Bet v I is highly homologous to a pea disease resistance response gene

EMBO J. 1989; 8: 1935-8


Hannes Stockinger 
Institut für Immunologie, Wien

Human blood basophils synthesize interleukin-2 binding sites.

Blood 1990; 75: 


Rudolf Valenta
Institut fur Allgemeine und Experimentelle Pathologie, Wien

Homology of the major birch-pollen allergen, Bet v I, with the major pollen allergens of alder, hazel, and hornbeam at the nucleic acid level as determined by cross-hybridization

J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 1991; 87: 677-82


Georg Stingl
Universitätssklinik für Dermatologie, Wien

Epidermal Langerhans cells from normal human skin bind monomeric IgE via FceRI

J. Exp. Med. 1992; 175: 1353-65


Peter Kulmburg
Department of Immunopharmacology, Sandoz Forschungsinstitut, Wien

Immunoglobulin E plus antigen challenge induces a novel intercrine/chemokine in mouse mast cells

J. Exp. Med. 1992; 176: 1773-8


Dieter Maurer
Universitätsklinik Dermatologie, Wien

Expression of functional high affinity immunoglobulin E receptors (Fc-epsilon RI) on monocytes of atopic individuals

J. Exp. Med. 1994; 179: 745-50


Tanja Ball
Institut für Allgemeine und Experimentelle Pathologie, Wien

Isolation of an immunodominant IgE hapten from an epitope expression cDNA library. Dissection of the allergic effector reaction.

J. Biol. Chem. 1994; 269: 28323-8


Fatima Ferreira
Institut für Allgemeine und Experimentelle Pathologie, Wien

Dissection of immunoglobulin E and T lymphocyte reactivity of isoforms of the major birch pollen allergen Bet v I: Potential use of hypoallergenic isoforms for immunotherapy

J. Exp. Med. 1996; 183: 599-609


Susanne Vrtala 
Institut für Allgemeine und Experimentelle Pathologie, Wien

Conversion of the major birch pollen allergen Bet v 1, into nonanaphylactic T cell epitope-containing fragments: Candidates for novel form of specific immunotherapy.

J. Clin. Invest. 1997; 99:1673-81.


Susanne Vrtala 
Institut für Allgemeine und Experimentelle Pathologie, Wien

Immunization with purified natural and recombinant allergens induces mouse IgG1 antibodies that recognize similar epitopes as human IgE and inhibit the human IgE-allergen
interaction and allergen-induced basophil degranulation.

J. Immunol. 1998;
160: 6137-44.


Eva Prieschl
Department of Immunology 
Novartis Research Institute, Wien

The balance between sphingosine and sphingosine-1-phoasphat is decisive for mast cell activation after Fc-epsilon RI triggering.

J. Exp. Med. 1999;
190: 1-18.


Erika Jensen-Jarolim 
Institut für Allgemeine und Experimentelle Pathologie, Wien

Allergen mimotopes in food enhance type I allergic reactions in mice

FASEB J. 1999; 13:1586-92.


Erika Ganglberger
Institut für Allgemeine und Experimentelle Pathologie, Wien

Allergen-mimotope search, and induction of antibodies.

FASEB J. 2000; 14: 2177-84


Erika Ganglberger 
Institut für Pathophysiologie, Wien

Monovalent fusion proteins of IgE mimotopes are safe for therapy of type I allergy.

FASEB J. 2001; 15: 2524-6.


Eva Untersmayr, Institut für Pathophysiologie der Universität Wien

Antacid medication inhibits digestion of dietary proteins and causes food allergy: a fish allergy model in BALB/c mice.

J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 2003; 112: 616-23


Günther Lametschwandtner, Novartis Forschungsinstitut Wien

Sustained T-bet expression confers polarized human TH2 cells with TH1-like cytokine production and migratory capacities. 

J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 2004;
113: 987-94.


Beatrice Jahn-Schmid,
Institut f. Pathophysiologie, Wien

Antigen presentation of the immunodominant T-cell epitope of the major mugwort pollen allergen, Art v 1, is associated with the expression of HLA-DRB1*01

 J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 2005; 115: 399-404


Barbara Bohle, Institut f. Pathophysiologie, Med.Uni.Wien 

Cooking birch pollen-related food: divergent consequences for IgE-and T cell-mediated reactivity

J Allergy and Clin Immunol 2006;118:242-249


Tamara Kinaciyan, Univ.-Klinik f.Dermatologie, Med.Uni.Wien

Successful sublingual immunotherapy with birch pollen has limited effects on concommittant food allergy to apple and the immune response to the Bet v 1 homolog Mal d 1

J Allergy and Clin Immunol 2007; 119-937


Birgit Linhart, Institut f.Pathophysiologie, Med.Uni.Wien

Costimulation blockade inhibits allergic sensitization but does not affect established allergy in a murine model of grass pollen allergy

J.Immunol 2007; 178:3924-3931


Michael Wallner, Univ.Salzburg, FB Molekulare Biologie

Allergy multivaccines created by DNA shuffling of tree pollen allergens

J.Allergy Clin.Immunol (2007) 120:374-380


Victoria Leb-Reichl, Inst.f.Immunologie, Med.Uni.Wien

Modulation of allergen-specific T-lymphocyte function by virus-like particles decorated with HLA class II molecules

J.Allergy Clin.Immunol. (20009) 124:121-128


Christian Radauer, Inst.f.Pathophysiologie, Med.Univ.Wien

Allergens are distributed into few protein families and possess a restricted number of biochemical functions

J.Allergy Clin.Immunol. (2008) 121:847-852


Irene Mittermann, Inst.f.Pathophysiologie, Med.Univ.Wien

Recombinant allergen-based IgE testing to distinguish bee and wasp allergy

J.Allergy Clin.Immunol. (2010) 125:1300


Katarzyna Niespodziana, Inst.f.Pathophysiologie, Med.Univ.Wien

A hypoallergic cat vaccine based on Fel d 1-derived peptides fused to hepatitis B PreS

J.Allergy Clin.Immunol. 127:1562, 2011


Alina Neunkirchner, Inst.f.Immunologie, Med.Univ.Wien

Human TCR transgenic Bet v 1-specific Th1 cells suppress the effector function of Bet v 1-specific Th2 cells

J.Immunol. 187:4077, 2011


Elisabeth Gadermaier, Inst.f.Pathophysiologie, Med.Univ.Wien

Determination of allergen specificity by heavy chains in grass pollen allergen specific IgE antibodies

J.Allergy Clin.Immunol. 131:1185, 2013


Marija Geroldinger-Simic, Krkh.d.Elisabethinen, Linz

Oral exposure to Mal d 1 affects the immune response in patients with birch pollen allergy

J.Allergy Clin.Immunol. 131:94, 2013


Claudia Kitzmüller,
Inst.f. Pathophysiologie und Allergieforschung, Med.Univ.Wien

Correlation of sensitizing capacity and T-cell recognition within the Bet v 1 family

J Allergy Clin Immunol 2015 136(1):151-8


Anna Gieras
Inst.f. Pathophysiologie und Allergieforschung, Med.Univ.Wien

IgE epitope proximity determines immune complex shape and effector cell activation capacity.

J Allergy Clin Immunol 2015 137(5):1557-1565


Simona Saluzzo
Univ.Klinik f.Innere Med.I, der Medizinischen Universität Wien

First-Breath-Induced Type 2 Pathways Shape the Lung Immune Environment

Cell Reports 18, 1893–1905 February 21, 2017



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