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MUW - Epstein Michelle

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Dr. Michelle Epstein is a medical doctor who has specialized in Internal medicine and Allergy and Clinical Immunology recognized in both Canada and in the USA. After post doc fellowships in basic immunology at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Yale University and the National Institute of Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, she established a research group in Vienna combining her interests in clinical medicine and basic research focusing on allergic models in mice. Her research addresses three areas related to immunologic and allergic disease. Her laboratory group has established several models to study acute and chronic immune and allergic animal models. Dr. Epstein is the project coordinator and the WP4 leader and will be supervising the experiments investigating pollen allergy in animal models.