Enrico Heffler completed the M.D. and Ph.D. degrees in allergy and clinical immunology at University of Torino, Torino, Italy. Heffler, during the postgraduate school in allergy and clinical immunology, had the opportunity to do an international Fellowship at Lung Health Institute, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK, working on a research project on obesity and asthma (ERS long-term fellowship 2006). Currently, Heffler is as an Allergist at the Italian Health Care System in few different hospitals in Piemonte region. During the last 10 years, his research was mainly focused on the study of inflammatory mechanisms of asthma, rhinitis and rhinosinusitis, human anaphylaxis, and food allergy. Since 2005 and till May 2013, Heffler authored more than 50 scientific articles published in international peer-reviewed scientific journals and 3 chapters of book. Heffler is actively involved in the activity of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) (2009 to 2011: JMA Asthma Section Representative Person; 2011 to 2013: JMA Chairperson and Member of the Executive Committee; 2013 to 2015: Asthma Section Board Elected Member) and the activity of the Italian Society of Allergology and Clinical Immunology (SIAIC) (2006 to 2014: Junior Members National Coordinator; 2011 to 2014: Executive Committee Elected Member).
Biography Updated on 17 April 2014