Job Research Foundation Awards Fourth Grant to Germany-Based Researcher to Investigate Causes of and Treatments for Job Syndrome

(NEW YORK CITY, NY/June 12, 2019) –The Job Research Foundation is pleased to announce the fourth grant recipient of the first round of funding to support investigation into the causes of and treatments for Job Syndrome. The $200,000 grant has been awarded to Dr. Ellen D. Renner, Translational Immunology in Environmental Medicine - TU Munich and Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany. The grant will be awarded over a 24-month period. 

 Earlier this year the Foundation awarded three two-year grants of $200,000 each to:

  • Professor Stuart Tangye, Head of Immunology, Garvan Institute of Medical Research (Australia)

  • Bertrand Boisson, PhD, St. Giles Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, The Rockefeller University (USA)

  • Dr. Peter Olbrich, PhD and Dr. Olaf Neth, PhD, Instituto de Biomedicina de Sevilla, Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocio (Spain)

The Job Research Foundation seeks to not only help find a cure for Job Syndrome by providing the scientific community with additional opportunities to further research into the rare multisystem immunodeficiency disorder, but also hopes that investigators will research treatments to help those suffering with Job Syndrome.

 Job Syndrome, also known as Autosomal Dominant Hyperimmunoglobulin E Syndrome (AD-HIES), was discovered in 1966 and is a multisystem immunodeficiency disorder found in males and females worldwide.

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Vance Klein