Christine Hafner

HafnerDeputy Head, Department of Dermatology, General Hospital St.Poelten, Austria
Adjunct Faculty, Medical University of Vienna


• MD, University of Vienna, School of Medicine Medicine
• Postdoctorate, Department of Experimental Pathology, University of Vienna Allergy Research
• Istituto di Ricerche di Biologia Molecolare (IRBM), Rome
• Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Medical University of Vienna Internal Medicine
• Department of Dermatology, Medical University Vienna

Dr. Hafner is a board certified dermatologist. She serves as a senior staff physician in the Department of Dermatology at the General Hospital St.Poelten, Austria and is an adjunct associate professor at the Medical University of Vienna. She has authored and co-authored numerous articles published in peer-reviewed journals and in addition has authored articles in medical journals. She has received several scientific awards, among them the Prize of the Funds of the City of Vienna for innovative interdisciplinary cancer research and has co-authored publications which were awarded the Pirquet Prize of the Austrian Society of Allergology and Immunology and  the Hoechst Prize. Dr. Hafner has received research support from various national and international funding organizations including the Anniversary Fund of the Austrian National Bank and the European Community. She has completed a diploma-training course in Clinical Investigation and was principal investigator in a number of clinical trials. Throughout her academic and clinical career Dr. Hafner had a special interest in experimental dermatooncology and in parallel has focused on clinical aspects of molecular allergology.

Department of Dermatology
General Hospital St.Poelten
Probst-Fuehrer Strasse 4
A-3100 St.Poelten
Phone: +43 2742 300 11906
Fax: +43 2742 300 11919
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