Prof. Dr. med. Ulrich Wahn

Arzt für pädiatrische Pneumologie und AllergologiePhysician for pediatric pneumology and allergology

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Journal Articles 2002


  • Bergmann R.L., Diepgen T.L., Kuss O., Bergmann K.E., Kujat J., Dudenhausen J.W. & Wahn U.: Breastfeeding duration is a risk factor for atopic eczema. Clin Exp Allergy: 32(2) 205-9., 2002
  • Gerhold K., Blumchen K., Bock A., Seib C., Stock P., Kallinich T., Lohning M., Wahn U. & Hamelmann E.: Endotoxins prevent murine IgE production, T(H)2 immune responses, and development of airway eosinophilia but not airway hyperreactivity. J Allergy Clin Immun: 110(1) 110-6., 2002
  • Gruber C., Illi S., Plieth A., Sommerfeld C. & Wahn U.: Cultural adaptation is associated with atopy and wheezing among children of Turkish origin living in Germany. Clin Exp Allergy: 32(4) 526-31., 2002
  • Gruber C., Meinlschmidt G., Bergmann R., Wahn U. & Stark K.: Is early BCG vaccination associated with less atopic disease? An epidemiological study in German preschool children with different ethnic backgrounds. Pediatr Allergy Immu: 13(3) 177-81., 2002
  • Hamelmann E., Rolinck-Werninghaus C. & Wahn U.: From IgE to anti-IgE: where do we stand? Allergy: 57(11) 983-94., 2002
  • Hamelmann E. & Wahn U.: Immune responses to allergens early in life: when and why do allergies arise? Clin Exp Allergy: 32(12) 1679-81., 2002
  • Hutler M., Schnabel D., Staab D., Tacke A., Wahn U., Boning D. & Beneke R.: Effect of growth hormone on exercise tolerance in children with cystic fibrosis. Med Sci Sport Exer: 34(4) 567-72., 2002
  • Jung A., Kleinau I., Schonian G., Bauernfeind A., Chen C., Griese M., Doring G., Gobel U., Wahn U. & Paul K.: Sequential genotyping of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from upper and lower airways of cystic fibrosis patients. Eur Respir J: 20(6) 1457-63., 2002
  • Kehrt R., Niggemann B., Klaue S. & Wahn U.: Small toys contained in chocolate eggs--good or bad surprise? Resp Med: 96(11) 955-6., 2002
  • Kuehr J., Brauburger J., Zielen S., Schauer U., Kamin W., Von Berg A., Leupold W., Bergmann K.C., Rolinck-Werninghaus C., Grave M., Hultsch T. & Wahn U.: Efficacy of combination treatment with anti-IgE plus specific immunotherapy in polysensitized children and adolescents with seasonal allergic rhinitis. J Allergy Clin Immun: 109(2) 274-80., 2002
  • Laske N., Volk H.D., Liebenthalb C., Gr uber C., Sommerfeld C., Nickel R. & Wahn U.: Infantile natural immunization to herpes group viruses is unrelated to the development of asthma and atopic phenotypes in childhood. J Allergy Clin Immun: 110(5) 811-3., 2002
  • Lau S., Nickel R., Niggemann B., Gruber C., Sommerfeld C., Illi S., Kulig M., Forster J., Wahn U., Groeger M., Zepp F., Kamin W., Bieber I., Tacke U., Wahn V., Bauer C.P., Bergmann R. & von Mutius E.: The development of childhood asthma: lessons from the German Multicentre Allergy Study (MAS). Paediatr Respir Rev: 3(3) 265-72., 2002
  • Lau S., Wahn J., Schulz G., Sommerfeld C. & Wahn U.: Placebo-controlled study of the mite allergen-reducing effect of tannic acid plus benzyl benzoate on carpets in homes of children with house dust mite sensitization and asthma. Pediatr Allergy Immu: 13(1) 31-6., 2002
  • Moller C., Dreborg S., Ferdousi H.A., Halken S., Host A., Jacobsen L., Koivikko A., Koller D.Y., Niggemann B., Norberg L.A., Urbanek R., Valovirta E. & Wahn U.: Pollen immunotherapy reduces the development of asthma in children with seasonal rhinoconjunctivitis (the PAT-study). J Allergy Clin Immun: 109(2) 251-6., 2002
  • Nickel R., Lau S., Niggemann B., Gruber C., von Mutius E., Illi S., Kulig M. & Wahn U.: Messages from the German Multicentre Allergy Study. Pediatr Allergy Immu: 13 Suppl 15 7-10., 2002
  • Nickel R., Lau S., Niggemann B., Sommerfeld C. & Wahn U.: Comparison of bronchial responsiveness to histamine in asthma, allergic rhinitis and allergic sensitization at the age of 7 years. Clin Exp Allergy: 32(9) 1274-7., 2002
  • Nickel R., Niggemann B., Gruber C., Kulig M., Wahn U. & Lau S.: How should a birth cohort study be organised? Experience from the German MAS cohort study. Paediatr Respir Rev: 3(3) 169-76., 2002
  • Niggemann B., Gerstner B., Guschmann M., Paul K., Wit J., Mau H. & Wahn U.: An 11-yr-old male with pneumonia and persistent airway obstruction. Eur Respir J: 19(3) 582-4., 2002
  • Niggemann B., Reibel S., Hipler C. & Wahn U.: Anaphylactic reaction to lychee in a 12-year-old girl: cross-reactivity to latex? Pediatr Allergy Immu: 13(1) 64-7., 2002
  • Pedersen S., Warner J., Wahn U., Staab D., Le Bourgeois M., Van-Essen-Zandvliet E., Arora S. & Szefler S.J.: Growth, systemic safety, and efficacy during 1 year of asthma treatment with different beclomethasone dipropionate formulations: an open-label, randomized comparison of extrafine and conventional aerosols in children. Pediatrics: 109(6) e92., 2002
  • Sengler C., Lau S., Wahn U. & Nickel R.: Interactions between genes and environmental factors in asthma and atopy: new developments. Resp Res: 3(1) 7., 2002
  • Spitzer E., Staab D., Hanke R., Wahn U. & Grosse R.: Identification of a new cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator mutation in a severely affected patient. Eur Respir J: 19(2) 374-6., 2002
  • Staab D., Von Rueden U., Kehrt R., Erhart M., Wenninger K., Kamtsiuris P. & Wahn U.: Evaluation of a parental training program for the management of childhood atopic dermatitis. Pediatr Allergy Immu: 13(2) 84-90., 2002
  • Szefler S.J., Warner J., Staab D., Wahn U., Le Bourgeois M., van Essen-Zandvliet E.E., Arora S. & Pedersen S.: Switching from conventional to extrafine aerosol beclomethasone dipropionate therapy in children: a 6-month, open- label, randomized trial. J Allergy Clin Immun: 110(1) 45-50., 2002
  • Wahn U.: Special problems in glucocorticoid treatment in children. Ernst Schering Res Found Workshop: (40) 83-90., 2002
Wahn U., Bos J.D., Goodfield M., Caputo R., Papp K., Manjra A., Dobozy A., Paul C., Molloy S., Hultsch T., Graeber M., Cherill R. & de Prost Y.: Efficacy and safety of pimecrolimus cream in the long-term management of atopic dermatitis in children. Pediatrics: 110(1 Pt 1) e2., 2002
Wolkerstorfer A., Wahn U., Kjellman N.I., Diepgen T.L., De Longueville M. & Oranje A.P.: Natural course of sensitization to cow's milk and hen's egg in childhood atopic dermatitis: ETAC study group. Clin Exp Allergy: 32(1) 70-3., 2002

Contribution 2002


  • Bergmann R.L., Diepgen T.L., Kuss O., Bergmann K.E., Kujat J., Dudenhausen J.W. & Wahn U.: Breastfeeding duration is a risk factor for atopic eczema. Clin Exp Allergy: 32(2) 205-9., 2002
  • Gerhold K., Blumchen K., Bock A., Seib C., Stock P., Kallinich T., Lohning M., Wahn U. & Hamelmann E.: Endotoxins prevent murine IgE production, T(H)2 immune responses, and development of airway eosinophilia but not airway hyperreactivity. J Allergy Clin Immun: 110(1) 110-6., 2002
  • Gruber C., Illi S., Plieth A., Sommerfeld C. & Wahn U.: Cultural adaptation is associated with atopy and wheezing among children of Turkish origin living in Germany. Clin Exp Allergy: 32(4) 526-31., 2002
  • Gruber C., Meinlschmidt G., Bergmann R., Wahn U. & Stark K.: Is early BCG vaccination associated with less atopic disease? An epidemiological study in German preschool children with different ethnic backgrounds. Pediatr Allergy Immu: 13(3) 177-81., 2002
  • Hamelmann E., Rolinck-Werninghaus C. & Wahn U.: From IgE to anti-IgE: where do we stand? Allergy: 57(11) 983-94., 2002
  • Hamelmann E. & Wahn U.: Immune responses to allergens early in life: when and why do allergies arise? Clin Exp Allergy: 32(12) 1679-81., 2002
  • Hutler M., Schnabel D., Staab D., Tacke A., Wahn U., Boning D. & Beneke R.: Effect of growth hormone on exercise tolerance in children with cystic fibrosis. Med Sci Sport Exer: 34(4) 567-72., 2002
  • Jung A., Kleinau I., Schonian G., Bauernfeind A., Chen C., Griese M., Doring G., Gobel U., Wahn U. & Paul K.: Sequential genotyping of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from upper and lower airways of cystic fibrosis patients. Eur Respir J: 20(6) 1457-63., 2002
  • Kehrt R., Niggemann B., Klaue S. & Wahn U.: Small toys contained in chocolate eggs--good or bad surprise? Resp Med: 96(11) 955-6., 2002
  • Kuehr J., Brauburger J., Zielen S., Schauer U., Kamin W., Von Berg A., Leupold W., Bergmann K.C., Rolinck-Werninghaus C., Grave M., Hultsch T. & Wahn U.: Efficacy of combination treatment with anti-IgE plus specific immunotherapy in polysensitized children and adolescents with seasonal allergic rhinitis. J Allergy Clin Immun: 109(2) 274-80., 2002
  • Laske N., Volk H.D., Liebenthalb C., Gr uber C., Sommerfeld C., Nickel R. & Wahn U.: Infantile natural immunization to herpes group viruses is unrelated to the development of asthma and atopic phenotypes in childhood. J Allergy Clin Immun: 110(5) 811-3., 2002
  • Lau S., Nickel R., Niggemann B., Gruber C., Sommerfeld C., Illi S., Kulig M., Forster J., Wahn U., Groeger M., Zepp F., Kamin W., Bieber I., Tacke U., Wahn V., Bauer C.P., Bergmann R. & von Mutius E.: The development of childhood asthma: lessons from the German Multicentre Allergy Study (MAS). Paediatr Respir Rev: 3(3) 265-72., 2002
  • Lau S., Wahn J., Schulz G., Sommerfeld C. & Wahn U.: Placebo-controlled study of the mite allergen-reducing effect of tannic acid plus benzyl benzoate on carpets in homes of children with house dust mite sensitization and asthma. Pediatr Allergy Immu: 13(1) 31-6., 2002
  • Moller C., Dreborg S., Ferdousi H.A., Halken S., Host A., Jacobsen L., Koivikko A., Koller D.Y., Niggemann B., Norberg L.A., Urbanek R., Valovirta E. & Wahn U.: Pollen immunotherapy reduces the development of asthma in children with seasonal rhinoconjunctivitis (the PAT-study). J Allergy Clin Immun: 109(2) 251-6., 2002
  • Nickel R., Lau S., Niggemann B., Gruber C., von Mutius E., Illi S., Kulig M. & Wahn U.: Messages from the German Multicentre Allergy Study. Pediatr Allergy Immu: 13 Suppl 15 7-10., 2002
  • Nickel R., Lau S., Niggemann B., Sommerfeld C. & Wahn U.: Comparison of bronchial responsiveness to histamine in asthma, allergic rhinitis and allergic sensitization at the age of 7 years. Clin Exp Allergy: 32(9) 1274-7., 2002
  • Nickel R., Niggemann B., Gruber C., Kulig M., Wahn U. & Lau S.: How should a birth cohort study be organised? Experience from the German MAS cohort study. Paediatr Respir Rev: 3(3) 169-76., 2002
  • Niggemann B., Gerstner B., Guschmann M., Paul K., Wit J., Mau H. & Wahn U.: An 11-yr-old male with pneumonia and persistent airway obstruction. Eur Respir J: 19(3) 582-4., 2002
  • Niggemann B., Reibel S., Hipler C. & Wahn U.: Anaphylactic reaction to lychee in a 12-year-old girl: cross-reactivity to latex? Pediatr Allergy Immu: 13(1) 64-7., 2002
  • Pedersen S., Warner J., Wahn U., Staab D., Le Bourgeois M., Van-Essen-Zandvliet E., Arora S. & Szefler S.J.: Growth, systemic safety, and efficacy during 1 year of asthma treatment with different beclomethasone dipropionate formulations: an open-label, randomized comparison of extrafine and conventional aerosols in children. Pediatrics: 109(6) e92., 2002
  • Sengler C., Lau S., Wahn U. & Nickel R.: Interactions between genes and environmental factors in asthma and atopy: new developments. Resp Res: 3(1) 7., 2002
  • Spitzer E., Staab D., Hanke R., Wahn U. & Grosse R.: Identification of a new cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator mutation in a severely affected patient. Eur Respir J: 19(2) 374-6., 2002
  • Staab D., Von Rueden U., Kehrt R., Erhart M., Wenninger K., Kamtsiuris P. & Wahn U.: Evaluation of a parental training program for the management of childhood atopic dermatitis. Pediatr Allergy Immu: 13(2) 84-90., 2002
  • Szefler S.J., Warner J., Staab D., Wahn U., Le Bourgeois M., van Essen-Zandvliet E.E., Arora S. & Pedersen S.: Switching from conventional to extrafine aerosol beclomethasone dipropionate therapy in children: a 6-month, open- label, randomized trial. J Allergy Clin Immun: 110(1) 45-50., 2002
  • Wahn U.: Special problems in glucocorticoid treatment in children. Ernst Schering Res Found Workshop: (40) 83-90., 2002
Wahn U., Bos J.D., Goodfield M., Caputo R., Papp K., Manjra A., Dobozy A., Paul C., Molloy S., Hultsch T., Graeber M., Cherill R. & de Prost Y.: Efficacy and safety of pimecrolimus cream in the long-term management of atopic dermatitis in children. Pediatrics: 110(1 Pt 1) e2., 2002
Wolkerstorfer A., Wahn U., Kjellman N.I., Diepgen T.L., De Longueville M. & Oranje A.P.: Natural course of sensitization to cow's milk and hen's egg in childhood atopic dermatitis: ETAC study group. Clin Exp Allergy: 32(1) 70-3., 2002