Prof Dr Barbara Kofler PhD

CURRICULUM VITAE - Barbara Kofler

Barbara Kofler, PhD,
a.o. Univ-.Prof.
Research Program for Receptor Biochemistry and Tumor Metabolism Department of Pediatrics
Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria

Education

1980-1987

1986- 1987

1987-1991

Studies of Chemistry: University of Innsbruck

Diploma thesis: University of Innsbruck, Institute of Biochemistry

PhD thesis: University of Innsbruck, Institute of Biochemistry

Professional Experience

1993/1994

 

 

since 02/1995

 

 

since 2010

Postdoctoral training, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Neurobiology Division, Sydney Australia

Head of the diagnostic and scientific laboratories Department of Pediatrics, Paracelsus Medical University

Head of the Research Program for Receptor Biochemistry and Tumor Metabolism

Awards

  • “Award for Excellence in Research“ at the third St. Vincent’s Hospital Research Symposium (1993)

  • Erwin Schrödinger fellowship for research at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Neurobiology Division, Sydney Australia (1994)

  • “Postdoctoral Fellow Award” Summer Neuropeptide Conference Matha’s Vineyard (1994)

  • “Golden Award for Excellence in Research” of the Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg (2007, 2008)

  • Femtech Expert of the Month (April 2010)

  • “Manfred Zimmerman Award 2011“ European Neuropeptide Club

  • “International Price for Research” (2011) City of Salzburg

  • “Clemens of Piquet Price” (2016) Austrian Society for Childhood and Adolescent Medicine

Scientific Interests

 

 

  • Neurogenic inflammation

  • Neuropeptides as regulators of body functions

  • Role of Neuropeptides in cancer

  • Mitochondrial tumor metabolism

  • Targeting of tumor metabolism

 

 

  • Austrian Science Fund (FWF, deputy research consultant for Biochemistry since October 2014)

  • FEBS (Member of the fellowship committee 2005-2008)

  • Austrian Life Sciences and Biotechnology (Board member since 2008)

  • American Society for Neuroscience

  • European Neuropeptide Club (Treasurer since 2010)

  • Austrian Neuroscience Association (Board Member 2016-2018)

Memberships

Editorial Boards

 

 

  • Neuropeptides (since 2010 Review Editor)

  • Experimental Dermatology (2015-2017)

Organisation of meetings

2001   Joint national Meeting of the Austrian society for biochemistry and molecular biology, genetics and gene-technology, biotechnology and gene therapy, Salzburg, Austria

2003   Member of the local organzing committee of the national meeting in pediatrics

2003   Member of the local organizing committee of the national meeting in allergy and immunology, Salzburg, Austria

2006   Joint national Meeting of the Austrian society for biochemistry and molecular biology, genetics and gene-technology, biotechnology and gene therapy

2008   Dreilländerkongress Mitochondriale Medizin, Salzburg, Austria 

2009   “Neuropeptide Festival 2009” Joint Meeting of the European Neuropeptide Club and the Summer Neuropeptide Conference, Salzburg, Austria

2013   “Galanin” Satellite Symposium of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, US 

2015   “Galanin” Satellite Symposium “Neuropeptides 2015“ Meeting, Aberdeen, UK  

2015   Dreilländerkongress Mitochondriale Medizin, Salzburg, Austria