Werner Zwerschke

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Werner Zwerschke is Head of the Division of Cell Metabolism and Differentiation Research

EDUCATION

Study of Biology at the Georg-August University in Göttingen, Germany
Ph.D. Thesis with Prof. Friedrich Cramer at the Max-Planck-Institut of Experimental Medicine in Göttingen, Germany

CAREER
Ph.D. at the Georg-August University in Göttingen, Germany
Postdoc at the Max-Planck-Institut of Experimental Medicine in Göttingen, Germany
Postdoc at the German Cancer Research Centre, Institut of Applied Tumour Virology in Heidelberg, Germany
Since 2000, Principal Investigator
2000 - 2012, Head of the Tumor Virology Research Group at the Tyrolean Cancer Research Institute at the Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria
2002, Habilitation and Assistant Professor at the University of Innsbruck, Austria
2005 - 2012, Head of a research group working on adipose tissue biology and caloric restriction at the Institute for Biomedical Aging Research of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Innsbruck, Austria
Since 2012, Head of the department of Cell Metabolism and Differentiation Research at the Research Institute for Biomedical Aging Research of the University of Innsbruck, Austria
2014, Appointed University Professor
Since 2019, Full member of the centre for Molecular Biosciences (CMBI) at the University of Innsbruck, Austria

Member of the The Gerontological Society of America, Österreichische Krebshilfe-Krebsgesellschaft, and Österreichische Adipositas Gesellschaft
Editorial Board Member of The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences
Section Editor for Cell Biology of Experimental Gerontology


PUBLICATIONS
Over 70 publications in peer-reviewed journals
Citations 2858 (Scopus)
h-index: 31 (Scopus)
Numerous invited lectures

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Adipose Tissue Biology, Adipose Stem Cells, Cellular Aging, Obesity, Caloric Restriction, Cancer

E-Mail: Werner.Zwerschke@uibk.ac.at

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