Dr. Haczku is a respiratory immunologist with a research focus on the pathogenesis of allergy, asthma, COPD and pulmonary infections. She has developed in vivo (animal) and in vitro models to investigate disease mechanisms.
She is interested in studying the effects of environmental exposures such as air pollution, cigarette smoking and psychosocial stress on airway inflammation.
M.D., University Medical School of Debrecen, Debrecen Hungary 1986
Ph.D., Immunology, Imperial College, London UK 1997
Internal and Pulmonary Medicine, University Medical School of Debrecen, Debrecen Hungaray 1986-1990
Postdoctoral Fellowship-Allergy and Clinical Immunology, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver CO 1995-1998
Honors and Awards
Nominee for Membership, Collegium Internationale Allergologicum, 2015
Fellow of the AAAAI, American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology, 2008
Career Investigator Award (Rank: top 9.6%), American Lung Association, 2008
University of Pennsylvania Research Foundation Award, University of Pennsylvania, 2003
Research Award, American Lung Association, 2003
Parker B. Francis Pulmonary Research Fellowship Award, Francis Families Foundation, 2000
MRC (Canada) Fellowship Award (ranked 3 of 170), Medical Research Council of Canada, 1999
Fellowship Award, International Life Sciences Institute, 1997
Pharmacia Allergy Foundation Fellowship, Pharmacia Allergy Foundation, 1997
First Prize Von Pirquet Award, American College of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology, 1996
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