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Mag. Dr. Günter LEPPERDINGER Professor and Deputy Chair, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, University of Salzburg; Co-Founder, ASciNA - Austrian Scientists in North America, Salzburg

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1994-2000 postdoctoral research fellow at the Institute of Molecular Biology Austrian Acad. Sci., Salzburg
1998-1999 postdoctoral research fellow at the Max Planck-Institute of Biochemistry, Department of Protein Chemistry
2000 venia docendi: University of Salzburg, Biochemistry
since 2002 Research Fellow at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Innsbruck Austria Biomedical Aging Research
2004 tenure, Section Head and PI at the Institute for Aging Research, Austrian Academy of Sciences
2004 venia docendi, University of Innsbruck, Developmental Biology
2012 Research Fellow at the University Innsbruck, Faculty of Biology
2015 Full Professor University Salzburg, Department of Cell Biology & Physiology

Memberships

Cofounder and Board Member of ASCINA, Austrian Scientists and Scholars in North America
Managing Editor of 'Gerontology', published by Karger, Basel Switzerland

Publications

Ertl, P., Sticker, D., Charwat, V., Kasper, C., Lepperdinger, G. Lab-on-a-chip technologies for stem cells analysis. Trends Biotechnol. 32; 245-53 (2014)
Lepperdinger, G. Inflammation and mesenchymal stem cell aging. Curr. Opin. Immunol. 23, 518-24 (2011)
Fehrer, C*., Brunauer, R.*, Laschober, G., Unterluggauer, H., Reitinger, S., Kloss, F., Gülly, C., Gaßner, R., Lepperdinger, G. Reduced oxygen tension attenuates differentiation capacity of human mesenchymal stem cells and prolongs their life span. Aging Cell 6, 745-57 (2007)
Lepperdinger, G., Strobl, B., Kreil, G. HYAL2, a human gene expressed in many cells which encodes a lysosomal hyaluronidase with a novel type of specificity. J. Biol. Chem. 273: 22466-22470 (1998)

Awards

2002 Christian-Doppler-Award; Salzburg
2003 Burgen Scholar of the Academia Europaea
2004 Invited Life Member of the Internat. Society for Hyaluronan Sciences (ISHAS)
2014 Honorary Professorship, President of the Republic of Austria