Related Studies


PASTURE/LUKAS study centres




Project - Partners

Protectimmun GmbH, Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Dr. Marion Kauth

Dr. Marion Kauth, born 1966 in Bochum, is managing director and co-founder of Protectimmun GmbH. She holds a Ph.D. in Biology from Ruhr-University Bochum and a master degree in business administration from German Verwaltungs- und Wirtschafts-akademie. Since 2003 she was a postdoctoral fellow in the department of Experimental Pneumology, Ruhr-University Bochum and head of the human cell biology part of a research project focused on the identification of factors in cowshed dust that induce allergy protection. From 1988 to 1992 she worked in the accounting and the human resources departments of an internationally active industrial corporation.

Dr. Stefanie Brand

Dr. Stephanie Brand, born 1977 in Marburg, is employee of Protectimmun GmbH since October 2010. As a scientist in Research and Development she is focusing on the translation of microbial findings into vaccine development. Prior to her employment at Protectimmun as a research scientist, she studied Biomedical Science at Philipps-Universitiy of Marburg. During her Ph.D. thesis she developed expertise in rodent animal models, especially regarding experimental asthma, which provided the basis for her current investigations.