Birgit WaltenbergerBirgit WALTENBERGER, Mag. pharm. Dr.
Assistant Professor 

Contact:
Institute of Pharmacy/Pharmacognosy
University of Innsbruck
Center for Chemistry and Biomedicine
Innrain 80 - 82/IV
Room: L.04.062
6020 Innsbruck / Austria

Phone: +43 512 507 - 58420 | Fax: +43 512 507 - 58499
Email: birgit.waltenberger@uibk.ac.at

 

Research
Publications
Teaching
Research interests
  • Extraction, analysis, isolation, and structure elucidation of secondary metabolites from plants and lichens. Identification of drug leads from nature with anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetes, or anti-ageing activity by the use of ethnopharmacological sources, bioactivity-guided fractionation and/or computational techniques.

Awards
  • Award of Excellence 2012 of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research (Bundesministeriums für Wissenschaft und Forschung) for an excellent Ph.D. Thesis.

  • Award of the Dr. Maria Schaumayer Stiftung 2012 (Preis der Dr. Maria Schaumayer Stiftung 2012) for an excellent Ph.D. Thesis.

  • Best Student Paper Award 2012 of the LFUI for the publication Waltenberger, B. et al. (2011) J. Med. Chem. 54, 3163-3174.

  • Poster Presentation Award 2011 at the 3rd Life Science Meeting Innsbruck Universities in Igls, Austria, 2011.

  • Travel grant 2010 to attend the 58th International Congress of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research in Berlin, Germany, August 29 – September 2, 2010.

  • Award of the GA 2010 for an outstanding oral research presentation at the YRW of the 58th International Congress of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research in Berlin, Germany, 2010.