03/2003-03/2006 Post-graduate degree programme (PhD) at the Medical University Innsbruck
02/2002 M.D. University of Vienna, Medical Faculty
1996-2002 University of Vienna Medical School
03/2017-present Deputy Director of the Division of Nephrology, Medical University of Graz
05/2016-present Associate Professor at the Medical University of Graz
07/2013 Specialist for Nephrology
02-04/2012 3 month out-going EMBO fellowship in Prof. Rot’s Lab, University Birmingham, UK
04/2010-present Senior fellow, Clinical Division of Nephrology, Medical University Graz
09/2011-04/2016 Assistant Professor at the Medical University of Graz
03/2011 Habilitation in Internal Medicine, „Regulatory mechanisms in experimental glomerulonephritis“ at the Medical University Innsbruck
10/2010 Specialist for Internal Medicine
09/2005-03/2011 Clinical Fellow, Internal Medicine IV – Nephrology and Hypertension, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
03/2002-09/2005 Postdoc, Internal Medicine IV – Nephrology and Hypertension, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
09/2001-02/2002 Postdoc, Institute for Immunology, University Vienna
2000-2002 M.D. Thesis at the University of Vienna
09/2012 – 09/2013 Universitätslehrgang für Führungskräfte – Medical University of Graz
09/2007 – 07/2008 Mentee in the „Helene Wastl Medizin Mentoring-Programm”
2005 Paper award of the Austrian Society for Nephrology for „CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cells inhibit experimental anti-glomerular basement membrane glomerulonephritis in mice“.
2006 Paper award of the Austrian Society for Nephrology for „Role of mast cells in experimental anti-glomerular basement membrane glomerulonephritis”.
2007 Biotest award of the “Austrotransplant” for “p21 and mTERT are novel markers for determining different ischemic time periods in renal ischemia reperfusion injury”.
2010 Paper award of the Austrian Society for Nephrology for „CCR7 deficiency exacerbates injury in acute nephritis due to aberrant localization of regulatory T cells“.
2010 Award for best presentation for “Role of IL-9 in nephrotoxic serum nephritis” at the annual meeting of the Austrian Society of Allergology and Immunology (ÖGAI)
2012 2nd Otto-Kraup-Award (Best medical “Habilitation”)
2013 Researcher of the year at the Medical University of Graz