Erika von Mutius#

Erika von Mutius
Membership Number:4394
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY

Present and Previous Positions
  • Since 2004 Professor of Pediatric Allergology, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich
  • Since 2000 Head of the Asthma and Allergy Department of the University Children’s Hospital Munich
  • 1993 – 2000 Head of the Asthma and Allergy Department of the University Children’s Hospital Munich. Deputy Head of the Outpatient Clinic of the University Children’s Hospital Munich
  • 1992 – 93 Research fellowship at the Respiratory Sciences Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA, with F.D.Martinez
  • 1984 – 92 Internship, Residency and Assistant in the Departments of General Pediatrics, Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care, University Children's Hospital Munich, Germany

Fields of Scholarship
  • Paediatrics with special interest in childhood asthma and childhood allergies
  • Environmental epidemiology and environmental determinants of diseases
  • Microbiome
  • Genetic epidemiology

Honours and Awards
  • 2019 Balzan Prize - Pathophysiology of respiration: from basic sciences to the bedside
  • 2015 Fellow of the European Respiratory Society (FERS)
  • 2015 Annual Margaret Turner Warwick Respiratory Lecture
  • 2014 Elected Member of the Leopoldina - German National Academy of Sciences
  • 2013 Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • 2013 Gottfried-Wilhelm-Leibniz Prize of the German Research Foundation
  • 2011 Daniel Bovet Award for Improving treatment and prevention of allergic diseases, European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
  • 2010 Doctor Honoris Causa from the University of Helsinki
  • 2010 Advanced Investigators Grant of the European Research Council
  • 2008 Medal of the University of Helsinki for distinguished guests
  • 2008 “Profile: Erika von Mutius: reshaping the landscape of asthma research” Lancet
  • 2008 European Medal from the State of Bavaria in recognition of excellence in research on the European level
  • 2007 Jeffrey M. Drazen Visiting Professorship, Harvard Medical School
  • 2007 Research award of the German Paediatric Society for Allergology and Environmental Medicine
  • 2006 Jack Pepys Lecture at the Meeting of British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology
  • 2004 Robert Sauer Award of the Bavarian Academy of Science
  • Award of the Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany, for the best „Habilitation“, the equivalent of a PhD thesis, at this university for the last 4 years, July 2000
  • Recipient of the Elliot Ellis Lectureship at the 1999 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting
  • 1996 Award of the European Respiratory Society for Paediatric Respiratory Research in Europe

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