Professor of Endocrinology and Osteology at the Medical University Graz, Head of Endocrinology Lab Platform and EndoGeneLab, Deputy Head of Division of Endocrinology and Diabetology at the Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Graz.
Research clinician in basic, translational and epidemiological research of bone, energy metabolism and fertility. President of the German Society of Osteology, President elect of the Austrian Society of Endocrinology, board and committee member of the European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS), the European Society of Endocrinology (ESE) and the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR).
Member of EU FP7 and HORIZION 2020 consortia and steering committees. Reviewer for numerous journals and national and international research institutions. Numerous research prizes. Head of Comet Project “BioPersMed” (Biomarkers of personalized medicine) and peer-reviewed funded research projects (amount funded kEuro 5626), member of CBmed since 2015. 584 publications including 149 original papers, 368 national and international presentations, 3800 citations. Fourty-nine completed diploma and doctoral theses, including 14 PhD theses, 4 ongoing PhD projects, 4 PostDocs. International PhD exchange, Vice-Dean for Doctoral Studies 2008-2011, deputy head of doctoral college DK “Molin” of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) since 2015.