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Priv.Doz.Dr.Silke Hofmann

Silke Carolin Hofmann, MD
Department of Dermatology and Allergy
Helios University Hospital Wuppertal
University Witten/Herdecke
Heusnerstr. 40
42283 Wuppertal
Germany
silke.hofmann@helios-gesundheit.de

Education
01/04                           MD, Doctoral thesis “Comparison of autoantibody profile and clinical phenotype of bullous pemphigoid patients using a newly developed BP180-ELISA”, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
04/03                           Graduation from Medical School, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
09/99 – 07/00               Medical School, Université Rennes I, France

Professional Training and Experience                   
09/18                           Board certificate, medical tumour therapy in Dermatology
05/12 – present          Senior physician, Department of Dermatology, Helios University Hospital Wuppertal
05/11                           Habilitation “Pathogenetic mechanisms and biologically valid therapy of bullous autoimmune disorders”, University of Freiburg, Germany
10/10 – 03/12             Research fellow, Centre for Rheumatology Research at University College London, funded by a scholarship of the Leopoldina, German National Academy of Sciences
07/03 – 09/10              Resident and research fellow, Department of Dermatology,University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany
03/10                           Board certificate, Allergy
12/07                           Board certificate, Dermatovenereology

TITLE OF LECTURE
Persisting pain after an inguinal hernia repair. Could it be an allergy?