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Children's Hospital Scharzach, Austria

Prof. Dr. med. Josef Riedler Prof. Dr. med. Josef Riedler

Josef Riedler (Prof. is head of the Children’ Hospital Schwarzach, Salzburg. He is trained as Paediatrician, Paediatric Pulmonologist and Allergologist. After his work at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne as research fellow he established a research group at the Children’s Hospital Salzburg in 1994. This research group has conducted epidemiological studies over the past 10 years and has been involved in international epidemiological collaboration studies in the field of asthma and allergy research (ISAAC; EU- Biomed project on allergy and asthma in children, ALEX, PARSIFAL, PASTURE) A main effort has been put into standardisation and validation of research tools such as lung function testing and bronchial provocation testing. The team works in Salzburg and in Schwarzach.