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To improve patient care and disease prevention, Prof. Renner and her team assess the interaction of human immunity with the environment. The research focus is directed to rare primary immunodeficiencies as human model diseases of chronic lung diseases and allergies. Next to the discovery of novel disease patterns such as autosomal recessive hyper-IgE syndrome, now called DOCK8 deficiency, her research is contributing essential to unravel pathomechanisms and the optimization of diagnostic and therapy. The current focus of her translational research, located at Helmholtz Zentrum München, is directed to develop novel therapeutic options such as gene repair and cell replacement therapy. Next to clinical work at the Hochgebirgsklinik Davos, Prof. Renner is now primary taking care of patients with rare primary diseases focused on hyper-IgE syndromes as well as allergies and chronic lung diseases at the TUM Children's Hospital Schwabing.   Prof. Renner went to Medical School at LMU Munich, specialized in Pediatrics at Dr. von Haunersche Kinderspital and obtained the specialization as a consultant immunologist of the German Society of Immunology. Additionally trained at Hôpital Necker in Paris and Children`s Hospital Seattle & University of Washington in Seattle, she spent several years as head of the immunological diagnostic laboratory at Dr. von Hauner's Children's Hospital and directed an independent and successful research group, funded e.g. by the German Research Foundation (DFG). In 2016 she got appointed to the Faculty of Medicine of the TUM.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


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