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Prof. Sandra Wallner-Liebmann

Medical University Graz
Inst. of Pathophysiology and Immunology
Heinrichstra├če 31 a

Brief Biography:

Name: Sandra Wallner-Liebmann, PhD, Assoc.Prof.
Citizenship: Austrian
Address:  MedicalUniversityGraz
Heinrichstraße 31a, A-8010Graz

1975-1979: Primary school inFürstenfeld,Austria
1979-1987: Secondary school inFürstenfeld,Austria
1987-1992: Student at the University ofVienna,Austria
July 16th, 1992: M.Sc. (food and nutrition)
1993-1999: Dissertation and research fellowship at the Karl-Franzens-University Graz , Austria
June 28th, 1999: Ph.D. (nutrition/internal medicine) granted by the University of Vienna, Austria
Nov. 11th, 2004: Habilitation (PD, venia docendi) in Pathophysiology

Professional Background:
From Feb. 1992: Research fellow and co-investigator for clinical trials at theUniversityHospital,Graz, Dept. of Internal Medicine, Diab. and Metabolism Research Unit
From June 1996: Research cooperation at the Inst. of Biochemistry  and Foodchemistry,TechnicalUniversity,Graz:Lipidperoxidation in Plasma and the Impact of Aminoacids and other Antioxidants
From August 1998: Scientific collaboration and exchange  with the Lipid Clinic & Atherosclerose Speciality Laboratory,University of British Columbia,Canada
Aug/Sept 1998: Visiting fellow at the Lawson Research Inst.,University of WesternOntario,Canada
1999 - 2006: Scientific coordinator of the Nutrition and Obesity  Research Unit at theUniversityHospital,Graz, Dept. of Internal Medicine
April 2000: Certificate, Espen-Advanced Nutrition Course, Maastricht/Bonn
June 2001: Certificate, Clinical Monitor,Vienna
June 2003: Certificate,  Learning & Teaching,Graz
Sept. 2003–Feb. 2005: Research fellow and co-investigator at theInstituteofPathophysiology, Medical University Graz, FWF-Project: A real time RT-PCR Study on the neurophysiological and diagnostic significance of lymphocyte dopamine receptor expression in humans.
Since March 2005: Universitätsdozent (lecturer with tenure) at the Institute of Pathophysiology&Immunology, Medical University Graz
Since August 2010: Assoc.Prof. at theInstituteofPathophysiology&Immunology,MedicalUniversityGraz


Academic positions:

Deputy Head of the Institute of Pathophysiology and Immunology, Senate
Head of  the Research Unit "Nutrition and Metabolism"


Research interests:

Lifestyle assessment, anthropometrical measurements, indirect calorimetry, stress tests and endocrine monitoring, physical performance, proinflammatory gene expression in PBMC, markers of nutrient intake, psychometry, genetic markers for addiction, atherosclerosis, dysfunctional eating behaviours


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