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Michelle Epstein
Michelle EpsteinResearcher

Department of Dermatology

ORCID: 0000-0002-4755-0224
T +43 1 40160-63009


Allergy and Immunology; Animal models; Asthma; Biocompatible Materials; Biomimetic Materials

Research group(s)

Research interests

The experimental allergy laboratory focuses on the elucidation of the basic mechanisms underlying the initiation and perpetuation of allergic disease.

Techniques, methods & infrastructure

Cellular immunology, experimental animal models for the study of allergic disease, asthma and biomaterials.


Selected publications

  1. Lake, I.R. et al., 2016. Climate Change and Future Pollen Allergy in Europe. Environmental Health Perspectives, 125(3).
  2. Riba, M. et al., 2016. Revealing the acute asthma ignorome: characterization and validation of uninvestigated gene networks. Scientific Reports, 6(1)
  3. Hamaoui-Laguel, L. et al., 2015. Effects of climate change and seed dispersal on airborne ragweed pollen loads in Europe. Nature Climate Change, 5(8), pp.766-771
  4. Schliehe, C. et al., 2014. The methyltransferase Setdb2 mediates virus-induced susceptibility to bacterial superinfection. Nature Immunology, 16(1), pp.67-74
  5. Markus, M.A. et al., 2014. Non-Invasive Optical Imaging of Eosinophilia during the Course of an Experimental Allergic Airways Disease Model and in Response to Therapy