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Fields of expertise

Statistik Austria, science classification

Scientific Expertise

Curr. Vitae

2021 Vice Head, Gottfried Schatz Research Center, Medical University of Graz, Austria
2018 Chair, Division of Cell Biology, Histology and Embryology, Gottfried Schatz Research Center, Medical University of Graz
2015 -2017 Head, Organisational Unit of Research Infrastructure, Medical University of Graz
2011 -2017 Director and CEO, Biobank Graz
2011 -2014 Vice Head, Organisational Unit of Research Infrastructure, Medical University Graz
2009 -2017 Vice Head, Institute of Cell Biology, Histology and Embryology, Medical University Graz
2006 University professor at the Institute of Cell Biology, Histology & Embryology, Medical University Graz
2001 -2005 Associate professor at the Department of Anatomy II, RWTH Aachen (G)
1995 -2001 Assistant professor at the Department of Anatomy II, RWTH Aachen (G)
1994 -1994 Research fellow at the Department of Anatomy II, RWTH Aachen (G)
1992 -1993 Research fellow at the Department of Zoology, RWTH Aachen (G)

Awards

2022 20. Platz bei den weltweiten Expert*innen zum Thema 'Präeklampsie' (Vergleich 2011-2021, expertscape.com)
2021 12. Platz bei den 'meistzitierten Köpfen' aller deutschsprachigen WissenschaftlerInnen im Feld der Reproduktionsbiologie (Vergleich 2010-2019, Laborjournal 06/2021);
2016 Most Outstanding Academic Biobank 2016 within the Healthcare & Life Sciences Awards
2016 Best European Academic Biobank 2016 within the International Life Sciences Awards 2016
2015 17. Patz bei den 'meistzitierten Köpfen' aller deutschsprachiger WissenschaftlerInnen im Feld Reproduktionsbiologie (Vergleich 2009-2013, Laborjournal)
2014 Research Biobank of the Year, verliehen durch die ESBB (European, Middle Eastern and African Society for Biopreservation and Biobanking)
2014 Posterpreis auf dem Kongress der ESBB Leipzig (last author)
2013 Posterpreis auf dem Kongress der ESBB Verona (last author)
2011 23. Platz bei den 'meistzitierten Köpfen' aller deutschsprachiger WissenschaftlerInnen im Feld der Reproduktionsbiologie (Vergleich 2005-2008, Laborjournal)
2010 Posterpreis auf dem Kongress „Hypertonie Berlin 2010” (Co-Autor)
2010 Research Award of the Austrian Society for Reproductive Medicine and Endocrinology (last author)
2010 Austrian Life Science Award (last author)
2009 IFPA Award in Placentology, acknowledging outstanding contributions to the field of placentology in all its aspects, verliehen durch die IFPA (International Federation of Placenta Associations)
2008 22. Platz bei den 'meistzitierten Köpfen' aller deutschsprachiger WissenschaftlerInnen im Feld der Anatomie (Vergleich 2002-2005, Laborjournal)
2008 5. Platz der meistzitierten Reviews aller deutschsprachiger WissenschaftlerInnen im Feld der Anatomie (Vergleich 2002-2005, Laborjournal)
2007 22. Platz bei den 'meistzitierten Köpfen' aller deutschsprachiger WissenschaftlerInnen im Feld der Reproduktionsbiologie (Vergleich 2001-2004, Laborjournal)
2007 1. Platz der meistzitierten Reviews aller deutschsprachiger WissenschaftlerInnen im Feld der Reproduktionsbiologie (Vergleich 2001-2004, Laborjournal)
2007 10. Platz der meistzitierten Originalarbeiten aller deutschsprachiger WissenschaftlerInnen im Feld der Reproduktionsbiologie (Vergleich 2001-2004, Laborjournal)
2003 3. Platz der meistzitierten Originalarbeiten aller deutschsprachiger WissenschaftlerInnen im Feld der Reproduktionsbiologie (Vergleich 1998-2000, Laborjournal)
2003 30. Platz bei den ‚meistzitierten Köpfen’ aller deutschsprachigen WissenschaftlerInnen im Feld der Reproduktionsbiologie (Vergleich 1998-2000, Laborjournal)
2003 Science Prize of the Westphalian Society of Obstetrics & Gynecology
1998 New Investigator Award
1997 Leica Microsystems Poster Price
1996 Eastman Kodak Young Investigator Award
1987 Oskar-Karl-Forster-Stipendium

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2018 -2022 Franz-Lanyar-Stiftung
Vorstandsmitglied
2009 -2022 Senat der Medizinischen Universität Graz
Mitglied
1995 -2019 Internationale Vereinigung der Placenta-Gesellschaften (IFPA)
Mitglied
2012 -2018 Internationale Vereinigung der Placenta-Gesellschaften (IFPA)
Vorstandsmitglied
2012 -2017 European, Middle Eastern and African Society for Biopreservation and Biobanking
Mitglied
2012 -2017 International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER)
Mitglied
2012 -2015 Internationale Gesellschaft für das Studium der Hypertension in der Schwangerschaft (ISSHP)
Mitglied
2009 -2015 ZMF-Kommission
Sprecher
2006 -2013 Franz-Lanyar-Stiftung
Vorstandsmitglied
2006 -2013 Franz-Lanyar-Stiftung
Mitglied des Arbeitsausschusses
1995 -2012 Anatomische Gesellschaft
Mitglied
2008 -2011 Approval Committee der Biobank Graz
Mitglied
2009 -2010 Studienkommission Zahnmedizin der Medizinischen Universität Graz
Mitglied
2008 -2009 Strukturkommission Biochemie und Molekularbiologie
Mitglied
2007 -2009 Forschungsförderungskommission
Mitglied

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2022 -2024 MOLECULAR HUMAN REPRODUCTION: Associate Editor
2021 -2024 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR SCIENCES: Member of Editorial Board
2019 -2024 REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE: Editor in Chief
2011 -2022 HISTOCHEMISTRY AND CELL BIOLOGY: Member of the Editorial Board
2009 -2022 BIOLOGY OF REPRODUCTION: Reviewing Editor
2018 -2020 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR SCIENCES: Guest Editor
2012 -2015 HUMAN REPRODUCTION UPDATE: Associate Editor
2008 -2012 HUMAN REPRODUCTION: Associate Editor
2011 -2011 PLACENTA: Issue Editor
2005 -2010 PLACENTA: Member of the Editorial Board
2009 -2009 TROPHOBLAST RESEARCH: Issue Editor

Reviewer for scientific journals

2021 -2022 CELL PROLIFERATION
1996 -2021 HISTOCHEMISTRY AND CELL BIOLOGY
1997 -2021 PLACENTA
2001 -2021 HUMAN REPRODUCTION
2002 -2021 MOLECULAR HUMAN REPRODUCTION
2004 -2021 REPRODUCTION
2006 -2021 BIOLOGY OF REPRODUCTION
2006 -2021 JOURNAL OF PERINATAL MEDICINE
2008 -2021 HYPERTENSION
2010 -2021 REPRODUCTIVE SCIENCES
2014 -2021 PRENATAL DIAGNOSIS
2015 -2021 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR SCIENCES
2016 -2021 EXPERT REVIEW OF MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS
2016 -2021 SCIENTIFIC REPORTS
2019 -2021 BMC PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH
2019 -2021 OXIDATIVE MEDICINE AND CELLULAR LONGEVITY
2019 -2021 Reproductive Medicine
2020 -2021 AGING CELL
2020 -2021 JOURNAL OF PREGNANCY
2020 -2021 REDOX BIOLOGY
2021 -2021 AFRICAN HEALTH SCIENCES
2021 -2021 AGING-US (ALBANY NY)
2021 -2021 Asian Research Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
2021 -2021 BIOMATERIALS SCIENCE
2021 -2021 BIOPHYSICAL REVIEWS
2021 -2021 BMC MEDICINE
2021 -2021 BMC MOLECULAR AND CELL BIOLOGY
2021 -2021 CLINICAL SCIENCE
2021 -2021 ENDOCRINE JOURNAL
2021 -2021 FRONTIERS IN CELL AND DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
2021 -2021 FRONTIERS IN MEDICINE.
2021 -2021 GENE
2021 -2021 GENES & DISEASES
2021 -2021 GENETIC TESTING AND MOLECULAR BIOMARKERS
2021 -2021 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL PATHOLOGY
2021 -2021 IUBMB LIFE
2021 -2021 JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF MEDICINE
2021 -2021 JOURNAL OF THE TURKISH GERMAN GYNECOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION
2021 -2021 NATURE PROTOCOLS
2021 -2021 OPEN LIFE SCIENCES
1999 -2020 BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA
1999 -2020 EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS GYNECOLOGY AND REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY
2016 -2020 PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
2020 -2020 FRONTIERS IN ENDOCRINOLOGY
2020 -2020 JOURNAL OF ASSISTED REPRODUCTION AND GENETICS
2020 -2020 JOURNAL OF HUMAN HYPERTENSION
2006 -2019 FETAL DIAGNOSIS AND THERAPY
2019 -2019 BBA - MOLECULAR CELL RESEARCH
2019 -2019 BIOMED RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL
2019 -2019 EXPERIMENTAL AND MOLECULAR PATHOLOGY
2019 -2019 JOURNAL OF ANATOMY
2019 -2019 JOURNAL OF VISUALIZED EXPERIMENTS: JOVE
2019 -2019 NATURE REVIEWS. ENDOCRINOLOGY
2019 -2019 TOXICOLOGY IN VITRO
2000 -2018 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY
2003 -2018 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PATHOLOGY
2003 -2018 LABORATORY INVESTIGATION
2017 -2018 BIOTECHNIC & HISTOCHEMISTRY : OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE BIOLOGICAL STAIN COMMISSION
2018 -2018 GROWTH HORMONE & IGF RESEARCH
2018 -2018 LIFE SCIENCES
2018 -2018 MEDIATORS OF INFLAMMATION
2018 -2018 Open Journal of Bioresources
2018 -2018 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
2018 -2018 PREGNANCY HYPERTENSION
2016 -2017 BIOPRESERVATION AND BIOBANKING
2017 -2017 MECHANISMS OF AGEING AND DEVELOPMENT
2003 -2016 HYPERTENSION IN PREGNANCY
2010 -2016 PLOS ONE
2016 -2016 JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY
2016 -2016 JOURNAL OF THROMBOSIS AND HAEMOSTASIS: JTH
2016 -2016 MOLECULAR ASPECTS OF MEDICINE
2016 -2016 TRANSFUSION MEDICINE AND HEMOTHERAPY
2004 -2015 JOURNAL OF REPRODUCTIVE IMMUNOLOGY
2012 -2015 ACTA OBSTETRICIA ET GYNECOLOGICA SCANDINAVICA
2012 -2015 MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR ENDOCRINOLOGY
2014 -2015 ARCHIVES OF GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS
2006 -2014 SCHWEIZERISCHE MEDIZINISCHE WOCHENSCHRIFT
2012 -2014 HUMAN REPRODUCTION UPDATE
2014 -2014 BIOMARKERS IN MEDICINE
2014 -2014 BIOMATERIALS
2014 -2014 MOLECULAR PSYCHIATRY
2009 -2013 THE JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY RESEARCH.
2012 -2013 PROGRESS IN BIOPHYSICS & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
2013 -2013 CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR LIFE SCIENCES
2007 -2012 APOPTOSIS
2010 -2012 JOURNAL OF PATHOLOGY
2012 -2012 ANGIOGENESIS
2012 -2012 CELL CYCLE
2012 -2012 WIENER MEDIZINISCHE WOCHENSCHRIFT. SUPPLEMENT.
2010 -2011 NATURE NANOTECHNOLOGY
2000 -2010 CELLS, TISSUES, ORGANS
2007 -2010 Trophoblast Research
2008 -2010 REPRODUCTION FERTILITY AND DEVELOPMENT
2010 -2010 REGULATORY PEPTIDES
2003 -2009 ANAT ANZEIGER
2005 -2009 JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR MEDICINE-JMM
2009 -2009 JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
2009 -2009 TRENDS IN MOLECULAR MEDICINE
2008 -2008 AMER J PHYSIOL
2008 -2008 CLINICA CHIMICA ACTA
2008 -2008 JOURNAL OF CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR MEDICINE
2008 -2008 NUTRITION
2008 -2008 TRENDS IN ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM
2006 -2007 CIRCULATION RESEARCH
2007 -2007 JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL & CLINICAL ASSISTED REPRODUCTION
2007 -2007 JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE METHODS
2007 -2007 Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift -Education
2004 -2006 GYNECOLOGIC AND OBSTETRIC INVESTIGATION
2006 -2006 BIOCHEMISTRY
2006 -2006 BIOL CHEM HOPPE-SEYLER
2005 -2005 DIFFERENTIATION
2005 -2005 ULTRASOUND IN OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY
2003 -2004 GEBURTSHILFE UND FRAUENHEILKUNDE
2004 -2004 JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR GYNECOLOGIC INVESTIGATION
2001 -2001 PEDIATRIC RESEARCH
1998 -1998 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CANCER

Expert for appointment/habilitation procedures

2017 Habilitation: Gutachter: Otto-von Guericke Universität Magdeburg, Deutschland
2016 Habilitation: Gutachter: Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Detroit, USA “Tenure” to Associate Professor on the Research Educator track
2015 Habilitation: Gutachter: Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA Associate Professor with Tenure on the Research Educator Track
2014 Habilitation: Gutachter: ORT Braude College, Karmiel, Israel Associate Professor
2012 Habilitation: Gutachter: Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
2008 Habilitation: Gutachter: University of Toronto, Canada
2007 Habilitation: Gutachter: Ohio State University, Ohio, USA

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2012 -2021 Swiss National Science Foundation - Switzerland
2005 -2021 Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft - Germany
2021 -2021 Icelandic Research Fund - Iceland
2021 -2021 Czech Science Foundation - GA CR - Czech Republic
2021 -2021 Cancer Research Trust - New Zealand
2020 -2020 Wellcome trust/DBT India Alliance Fellowship - India
2014 -2019 The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMw) - Netherlands
2002 -2019 Israel Science Foundation - Israel
2019 -2019 Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) - France
2019 -2019 Fonds Wetenschappelijk Ondeerzoeck - Vlaanderen - Belgium
2018 -2018 Dutch Research Council (NWO) - Netherlands
2018 -2018 Belgian Science Foundation - Belgium
2018 -2018 Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung - Germany
2006 -2017 Medical Research Council - United Kingdom
2017 -2017 Novo Nordisk Foundation - Denmark
2005 -2017 Wellcome Trust - United Kingdom
2016 -2016 Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO) - Belgium
2000 -2016 Jubiläumsfonds der Österreichischen Nationalbank (ÖNB) - Austria
2013 -2015 Estonian Science Foundation - Estonia
2005 -2015 WellBeing of Women - United Kingdom
2015 -2015 German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development - Israel
2015 -2015 Croatian Science Foundation - Croatia
2010 -2015 Jubiläumsfonds der Österreichischen Nationalbank (ÖNB) - Austria
2014 -2014 Tschechisches Ministerium - Czech Republic
2014 -2014 Romanian National Council for Development and Innovation - Romania
2012 -2013 Health Research Board - Ireland
2013 -2013 Health Research Board - Ireland
2008 -2012 Georgia National Science Foundation, GNSF - Georgia
2010 -2012 National Medical Research Council - Singapore
2012 -2012 National Research Council Canada - Canada
2009 -2011 Research Foundation – Flanders - Belgium
2002 -2010 National Health and Medical Research Council - Australia
2002 -2010 Action Research - United Kingdom
2010 -2010 Fondazione Mariani - Italy
2009 -2009 Österreichische Austauschdienst-Gesellschaft (OeAD) - Austria
2003 -2008 Health Research Board - Ireland
2004 -2008 Health Research Council - New Zealand
2005 -2005 Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research - Canada

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2017 DIP 2017 - 9th International Symposium on Diabetes (DIP), Hypertension, Metabolic Syndrome and Pregnancy
Wissenschaftlicher Beirat/Beirätin
2017 17. Deutscher Gestose-Kongress
Wissenschaftlicher Beirat/Beirätin
2016 Europe Biobank Week
Mitglied Organisationskomitee
2016 IFPA Conference - Placenta: Back to the Basics
Wissenschaftlicher Beirat/Beirätin
2016 III World Congress on Gynecology and Pediatrics
Wissenschaftlicher Beirat/Beirätin
2015 16. Deutscher Gestose-Kongress
Organisator
2015 DIP - The 8th International Symposium on Diabetes, Hypertension, Metabolic Syndrome and Pregnancy
Mitglied Organisationskomitee
2015 ISSHP European Congress
Wissenschaftlicher Beirat/Beirätin
2014 ESBB Annual Meeting Biobanking: A Choral Symphony of Science, Technology and Human Rights
Wissenschaftlicher Beirat/Beirätin
2014 IFPA-EPG 2014: Fetal Placental-Maternal Crosstalk and Pregnancy Outcome
Wissenschaftlicher Beirat/Beirätin
2013 ISSHP European Congress 2013
Wissenschaftlicher Beirat/Beirätin
2012 Dissecting the placenta: the scientist's and obstetrician's points of view
Wissenschaftlicher Beirat/Beirätin
2011 Placenta, predicting future health
Mitglied Organisationskomitee
2010 Fetus and Placenta: A perfect harmony
Wissenschaftlicher Beirat/Beirätin
2009 Royan International Congress on Reproductive Biomedicine
Wissenschaftlicher Beirat/Beirätin
2008 Placenta - Established hypotheses and current concepts
Organisator
2007 Placenta - Platform for life
Mitglied Organisationskomitee
2006 12th IFPA Meeting
Wissenschaftlicher Beirat/Beirätin
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