PhD-Program Inflammation and Immunity
Medizinische Universität Wien

Award of Excellence for Katarzyna Niespodziana

Katarzyna Niespodziana was awarded with the “Award of Ecellence” by the minister of science Karlheinz Töchterle on January 11th 2012. This distinguished award is given for outstanding PhD-theses to honor brilliant scientific achievements.

Katarzyna joint the DK-IAI in 2007 and performed her PhD-studies under the supervision of Prof. Rudolf Valenta at the Department of Pathophysiology and Allergy Research. In March 2011 she finished her PhD-studies dealing with the development of allergy vaccines. Her work was published in several recognized scientific journals and awarded with the “Clemens von Pirquet” prize of the Austrian Society of Allergy and Immunology and the prize of the “Dr. Maria Schaumayer trust".

The supervisors and students of the DK-IAI congratulate Katarzyna on this prestigious award.