Prof Erika Jensen-Jarolim, MD, immunologist, holds an appointment at the interuniversity Messerli Research Institut, Vienna, Austria. Her academic research is dedicated to immunological mechanisms underlying hypersensitivity or tolerance to antigens and to allergy therapy improvement. In daily patient care she practices molecular allergy diagnosis. Among scientific society and editorial activities, she serves as council on various prestigious boards. She is a member of the Collegium Internationale Allergologicum and Co-Editor-in-Chief of the World Allergy Organization Journal.