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Prof. Dr. med. Natalija Novak


Department of Dermatology

Medical Faculty, University of Bonn University Hospital of Bonn Sigmund-Freud-Strasse 25 53127 Bonn


Pathophysiology of atopic dermatitis including genetic changes, regulation of the surface expression of the high affinity receptor for IgE on dendritic cells, role of IgE receptor bearing Langerhans cells and inflammatory dendritic epidermal cells, predictive factors for atopy in cord-blood, development and characterization of new therapeutic strategies for atopic dermatitis, role of dendritic cells in the oral and nasal mucosa.

Recent publications

  • Differences in allergen-specific basophil activation and T cell proliferation in atopic dermatitis patients with comorbid allergic rhinoconjunctivitis treated with a monoclonal anti-IL-4Rα antibody or allergen-specific immunotherapy.

    Immunity, inflammation and disease

    Authors: Anne-Sophie Layritz, Jorge Galicia-Carreón, Said Benfadal, Natalija Novak

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  • IgE Depletion With Ligelizumab Does Not Significantly Improve Clinical Symptoms in Patients With Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis.

    The Journal of investigative dermatology

    Authors: Christine Bangert, Christian Loesche, Hans Skvara, Regina Fölster-Holst, Jean-Philippe Lacour, Julie Jones, Patrick Burnett, Natalija Novak, Georg Stingl

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  • A compilation answering 50 questions on monkeypox virus and the current monkeypox outbreak.


    Authors: Beatriz Cabanillas, Giuseppe Murdaca, Amir Guemari, Maria Jose Torres, Ahmet Kursat Azkur, Emel Aksoy, Joana Vitte, Leticia de Las Vecillas, Mattia Giovannini, Ruben Fernández-Santamaria, Riccardo Castagnoli, Andrea Orsi, Rosa Amato, Irene Giberti, Alba Català, Dominika Ambrozej, Bianca Schaub, Gerdien A Tramper-Stranders, Natalija Novak, Kari C Nadeau, Ioana Agache, Mubeccel Akdis, Cezmi A Akdis

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