Curriculum Vitae

Scientific Career

since 03-2010 Full Professor for Pharmacology, Institute for Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, Philipps-University Marburg, Germany
2007-2010 Head of Laboratory, Division of Cardiology, Medical University of Graz, Austria
2006 Habilitation, Venia legendi for Physiology, Georg-August-University Göttingen
2002-2007 Head of Laboratory in the Working Group of Prof. Dr. B. Pieske, Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Georg-August-University Göttingen, Germany
2000-2002 Research Associate in the Working Group of Prof. Dr. L.A. Blatter, Department of Physiology, Loyola University Chicago, USA
2000 Dr. rer. nat. (PhD), Thesis: "Mechanism and modulation of Na+ translocation by the Na+/K+ pump in guinea-pig cardiac myocytes", Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H.G. Glitsch
1996-2000 PhD student at the Working Group Muscle Physiology, Department of Cell Physiology, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany
1990-1996 Study of Biology, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany


2009 Researcher of the year, Medical University of Graz, Austria


  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für experimentelle und klinische Pharmakologie und Toxikologie (DGPT)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kardiologie (DGK)
  • Deutsche Physiologische Gesellschaft (DPG)
  • European Society for Cardiology (ESC)