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Scientific Expertise

Curr. Vitae

2018 Director of the Department of Pathology, Neuropathology and Molecular Pathology of the Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria
2016 -2020 Director of the Institute, Institute of Pathology, University Clincs Magdeburg, Medical Faculty, Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
2016 -2016 Coordinator of the Coordination board "Cancer research, Education and Training" of the Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) Graz (elected for period 2016-2019)
2014 Chairman of the Department of Neuropathology of the Institute of Pathology of the Medical University of Graz
2013 -2016 Coordinator of the Coordination board "Cancer research, Education and Training" of the Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) Graz (elected for period 2013-2016)
2012 -2016 Speaker of the Research Field "Cancer" of the Medical University of Graz, Austria
2011 -2011 Assistant Professor of Pathology, Institute of Pathology, Medical University Graz, Austria
2011 Associate Professor of Pathology, Institute of Pathology, Medical University Graz, Austria
2011 Habilitation in Pathology (Venia Docendi) - Lecturer
2011 -2014 Vice Chairman of the Department of Neuropathology, Institute of Pathology, Medical University of Graz
2010 Specialist and Consultant for Pathology and Neuropathology, Molecular Biologist, Research Group Leader at the Institute of Pathology, Medical University Graz, Austria
2010 -2015 Speaker of "Cancer Microenvironment" of the Research Field "Cancer" at the Medical University Graz, Austria
2008 -2008 Education and training for reaching the term “Responsible person for directing animal experiements” (Tierversuchsleiter) at the University of Zürich, Switzerland
2008 -2009 Biosafety officer of the National Reference Center of Prion Diseases (NRPE) of Switzerland and Co-Biosafety officer of the Institute of Neuropathology, Department of Pathology, University Hospital Zürich, Switzerland
2008 -2009 Responsible person for the National Reference Center of Prion Diseases (NRPE) of Switzerland at the Institute of Neuropathology, Department of Pathology, University Hospital Zürich, Switzerland
2007 -2010 Reference-Neuropathologist of the University of Innsbruck
2005 -2006 „Postgraduate University Course for Managers in Medical Business" with a diploma thesis entitled „Sinn- und werteorientierte Führung für Manager nach Viktor E. Frankl“ and with positive termination (“mit Auszeichnung bestanden”), Paris Londron University of Salzburg (UNIVERSITY OF SALZBURG BUSINESS SCHOOL): Award of academic title Academic Health Care Manager (A.H.C.M.)
2005 -2009 Study in Molecular Biology, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät, University Zürich, Canton Zürich, Switzerland Award of academic title 2010: PhD
2001 -2003 Education for obtaining the “ÖÄK-Diplom für Krankenhaushygiene” with positive diploma (2003)
2001 -2009 Rotating Physician, Specialist Registrar and University Assistant for Pathology and Neuropathology (Department of Pathology, Institute of Neuropathology,Universitättsspital Zürich, AKH Linz, Wagner-Jauregg-Krankenhaus Linz, Landeskramkenhaus Steyr, Landeskrankenhaus Rohrbach) since 2007: Specialist in Pathology since 2009: Specialist in Neuropathology
1999 Termination of specific education in Experimental Pathology, University of Innsbruck (focused on Immunology and experimental animal models)
1995 -2001 Study of Human Medicine, Leopold Franzens–University of Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria (Medical faculty), Medical School, Award of academic title Medical doctor (M.D.) (2001)
1987 -1995 Secondary school: Akademisches Gymnasium, Linz, Austria, School leaving examination (Matura): 26. Juni 1995 with „Gutem Erfolg “
1983 -1986 Primary school: Markt St. Florian, Austria
1977 Date of birth

Awards

2019 Verleihung des Prof. honoris causa (h.c.) an der South West Medical University, Luzhou, China
2017 Prize for Best Poster in the field of Neuropathology at the 29th Congress of Pathology (ECP) of the European Society of Pathology (ESP) in Amsterdam, Netherlands
2017 Prize for “Erfinder der Jahre 2016 und 2017” der Medizinischen Universität Graz, Austria, 2017
2016 Best Paper Award of the International Journal of Molecular Sciences (IJMS, ISSN 1422-0067) 2016
2015 1. Prize for Best Oral Presentation at the 27th Congress of Pathology (ECP) 2015 of the European Society of Pathology (ESP) in Belgrade, Serbia
2012 Carl von Rokitansky-Preis
2012 Otto-Kraupp-Preis für die beste medizinische Habilitation des Jahres 2011 in Österreich (3. Preis)
2011 PFIZER Forschungspreis (PFIZER Research Award), Zürich, 03.02.2011
2009 Young Investigator Award bestowed by the Charles Rodolphe Brupbacher Foundation for work entitled “A lymphotoxin driven pathway to chronic hepatitis and hepatocellular carcinoma” at the 9th Charles Rodolphe Brupbacher Symposium, February 11 - 13, 2009, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
2009 Prize for the best poster in the field of Neurosciences entitled “Efficient prion transmission via the intranasal or aerosolic route in the absence of a functional immune system” at the 8th DAY OF CLINICAL RESEARCH of the University Hospital Zürich, April 16, 2009, University Zürich, Switzerland
2008 Prize for the best poster in the cancer field entitled “Liver specific expression of lymphotoxin causes chronic hepatitis induced hepatocellular carcinoma” at the 7th Day of Clinical Research Zürich, March 27, 2008, Center of Medical Research (CMR) University Zürich, together with M. Heikenwalder

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2019 -2021 Österreichische Gesellschaft für Neuropathologie
Kassier und Vorstandsmitglied/ Cashier and Board Member
2019 -2019 Education Committee der Deutschen Division der Internationalen Akademie für Pathologie (IAP)
Vorstandsmitglied/ Board Member
2011 -2019 Österreichische Gesellschaft für Gastroenterologie und Hepatologie
Mitglied/Member
2018 -2018 EORTC PathoBiology Group
Member
2016 -2018 2016-2018 Kassier und Vorstandsmitglied (Cashier and Board Member) Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Neuropathologie
Kassier/ Cashier
2010 -2018 Gastrointestinal Working Group of the European Society of Pathology (ESP)
Member
2010 -2018 Neuropathology Working Group of the European Society of Pathology (ESP)
Member
2010 -2018 European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL)
Fellow
2009 -2018 Molekularpathologie Arbeitsgruppe der Österreichische Gesellschaft für Pathologie (OEGP)
Member
2008 -2018 American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
Fellow
2007 -2018 Deutsche Gesellschaft für Neuroanatomie und Neuropathologie (DGNN)
Member
2006 -2018 European Society of Pathology (ESP)
Member
2006 -2018 Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Pathologie (SGP)
Member
2005 -2018 Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Neuropathologie (SGNP)
Member
2005 -2018 Oesterreichische Gesellschaft für Genetik und Gentechnik (OEGGGT)
Member
2003 -2018 International Academy of Pathology (IAP) – German and Austrian Division
Member
2002 -2018 Oesterreichische Gesellschaft für Zytologie (OEGZ)
Member
2002 -2018 International Society of Neuropathology (ISN)
Member
2002 -2018 European Confideration of Neuropathology Societies (Euro-CNS)
Member
2001 -2018 Oesterreichische Gesellschaft für Pathologie (OEGP)
Member
2014 -2016 Forschungsfeld Krebsforschung der Medizinischen Universität Graz
Sprecher
2014 -2016 2014-2016 Kassier und Vorstandsmitglied (Cashier and Board Member) Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Neuropathologie
Kassier/Cashier
2014 -2015 ANETS - Österreichische Gesellschaft für Neuroendokrine Tumore Vorstands- und Gründungsmitglied, Beirat für Pathologie
Beirat/Advisory Board Member
2012 -2014 Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Neuropathologie
Kassier und Vorstandsmitglied (Cashier and Board Member)
2012 -2014 Forschungsfeld Krebsforschung der Medizinischen Universität Graz
Sprecher / Speaker
2012 -2014 Spitalsärztevertretung Pathologie / Zytologie im Vorstand der Österreichchischen Ärztekammer für die Steiermark
Spitalsärztevertreter
2012 -2014 Fachgruppenobmann für Neuropathologie im Vorstand der Österreichchischen Ärztekammer für die Steiermark
Fachgruppenobmann für Neuropathologie
2010 -2014 Journal of Medical Research Institute, University of Alexandria
Member of the Editorial Board
2010 -2014 Forschungsfeld Cancer Microenvironment der Medizinischen Universität Graz, Österreich
Fachgruppensprecher
2009 -2014 Internationale deutschsprachige Arbeitsgruppe für Pädopathologie
Member
2006 -2014 EUROCJD surveillance working group
Member
2005 -2014 Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland
Member
2010 -2012 Österreichische Ärztekammer
Stellvertretender Fachgruppenreferent für Neuropathologie im Vorstand der Ärztekammer für die Steiermark
2008 -2012 Rechnungsprüfer der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Neuropathologie (2008-2010, 2010-2012)
Rechnungsprüfer
2010 -2011 Oesterreichische Aerztekammer (Austrian Medical Association)
Stellvertretender Fachgruppenreferent für Neuropathologie im Vorstand der Ärztekammer für die Steiermark Österreichische Ärztekammer

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2018 -2022 JOURNAL OF THORACIC DISEASE: Editorial Board Member
2019 -2020 PATHOLOGY RESEARCH AND PRACTICE: Editor in Chief
2018 -2020 PATHOLOGE: Editorial Board Member
2012 -2020 PLOS ONE: Editorial Board Member

Reviewer for scientific journals

2006 -2018 CANCER LETTERS
2006 -2018 LIFE SCIENCES
2006 -2018 SURGICAL AND RADIOLOGIC ANATOMY : SRA
2008 -2018 JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY NEUROSURGERY AND PSYCHIATRY
2010 -2018 BRAIN RESEARCH BULLETIN
2010 -2018 CLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY
2010 -2018 GASTROENTEROLOGY
2010 -2018 HUMAN IMMUNOLOGY
2010 -2018 JOURNAL OF NEURAL TRANSMISSION
2010 -2018 LIVER INT
2010 -2018 PLOS ONE
2010 -2018 VIRCHOWS ARCHIV-AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PATHOLOGY
2011 -2018 BMC CELL BIOLOGY
2011 -2018 CELL AND TISSUE RESEARCH
2011 -2018 DNA AND CELL BIOLOGY
2011 -2018 HEPATOLOGY
2011 -2018 JOURNAL OF VIRAL HEPATITIS
2012 -2018 BMC CANCER
2012 -2018 BMC GASTROENTEROLOGY
2012 -2018 CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY
2012 -2018 CLINICAL NEUROPATHOLOGY
2012 -2018 CYTOKINE
2012 -2018 DISEASE MARKERS
2012 -2018 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CANCER
2012 -2018 JOURNAL OF PATHOLOGY
2012 -2018 Medicinal Chemistry
2014 -2018 CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR LIFE SCIENCES
2014 -2018 JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL & CLINICAL CANCER RESEARCH
2014 -2018 TUMOUR BIOLOGY
2016 -2018 FEBS OPEN BIO
2017 -2018 PATHOLOGE
2017 -2018 PATHOLOGY RESEARCH AND PRACTICE
2018 -2018 ACTA BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA SINICA
2018 -2018 EXPERIMENTAL AND MOLECULAR PATHOLOGY
2012 -2016 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-GASTROINTESTINAL AND LIVER PHYSIOLOGY

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2010 -2016 Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft und Forschung - Austria
2011 -2016 Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften - Austria
2011 -2016 Forschungsförderungskommission der Medizinischen Universität Graz - Austria
2010 -2016 Österreichische Austauschdienst-Gesellschaft (OeAD) - Austria
2012 -2016 INSERM (Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale) - France
2012 -2015 Technology Foundation STW The Netherlands - Netherlands
2015 -2015 Prostate Cancer UK - United Kingdom

Reviewer/Expert organization

2015 Paracelsus Medizinische Privatuniversität Salzburg, Österreich
2015 Universität für Bodenkultur (BOKU) Wien, Österreich
2014 Biobank Graz, Medizinische Universität Graz
2013 Biobank Graz, Medizinische Universität Graz
2012 Biobank Graz, Medizinische Universität Graz
2011 Biobank Graz, Medizinische Universität Graz
2010 Biobank Graz, Medizinische Universität Graz

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2019 2. Treffen Universitäres Netzwerk Molekularpathologie
Organisator
2019 206. Fort- und Weiterbildungsseminar zum Qualifikationsnachweis Urinzytologie in Praxis und Klinik; Magdeburg
Mitglied Organisationskomitee
2018 200. Fort- und Weiterbildungsseminar Urinzytologie in Praxis und Klinik
Mitglied Organisationskomitee
2018 2. Magdeburger Pathologiesymposium
Organisator
2017 1. Magdeburger Pathologiesymposium
Organisator
2017 Neuroendocrine Tumors 7th Scientific Exchange Meeting, 16th-17th February 2017, Medizinische Universität Graz, Graz, Austria
Organisator
2013 ONCOTRACK Graz-Meeting
Organisator
2013 Doctoral Day of the MUG, Mitglied des Organisationskomitees
Mitglied Organisationskomitee
2012 Doctoral Day of the MUG Vorsitzender des Organisationskomitees
Organisator
2012 International HCC Workshop Graz 2012
Organisator
2011 Doctoral Day of the MUG Mitglied Organisationskomitee
Mitglied Organisationskomitee
2005 Workshop about „ZNS-Zytologie“: organized and chaired by: J.Haybaeck, C.Schindler, H.Hainfellner at the "12. Dreiländertagung für Zytologie" (9.9.2005) at AKH Wien, own presentation: „Intraopoerative Hirntumorzytologie“ and "Liquordiagnostik“
Organisator
2005 Organisation of „Jährliches Treffen der oberösterreichischen Pathologen“ with case presentation and discussion, 7.6.2005, own case presentation: Epitheloides Glioblastom, Cervikale Metastase eines Adenocarcinoms der Prostata
Organisator
2004 Organisation: „Frühjahrstagung der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Neuropathologie“, 23.4.2004 in Linz
Organisator
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