ERC Starting Grant

Picture of  David Vöhringer

Award year: 2009

Category: Scholarship / Grant

Type: ERC Starting Grant

Awarding organization: Europäischer Forschungsrat (ERC)

As an immunologist, David Vöhringer researches immune factors that are responsible for the development of allergies. IgE antibodies that detect substances that are actually harmless and trigger an immune response as a result play a decisive role in this respect. David Vöhringer investigates these IgE antibodies, their lifespan and how they are formed. He received the ERC Grant at LMU Munich.