Werner Aberer is Professor of Dermatology and Chairman at the Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Austria. He is also a Member of the Board of the Austrian Society of Dermatology and Veneroleogy. Professor Aberer was awarded his MD from the University of Innsbruck Medical School in 1976. He then carried out his postgraduate training at the Institute of Biochemical Pharmacology at the University of Innsbruck before completing his residency in Dermatology at the Universities of Innsbruck and Vienna. Professor Aberer has also held academic appointments at the University of Leiden, National Institutes of Health (USA) and the University of Vienna.
Throughout his career, Professor Aberer’s research has broadly focussed on inflammatory skin diseases including atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis and urticaria. He has also significantly contributed to the understanding of drug hypersensitivity, insect venom allergy and hereditary angioedema. Professor Aberer has published over 250 articles in peer-reviewed journals, 50 review articles, 20 proceedings, 40 book chapters and 1 book.