Physiology and Pathophysiology
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Physiology and Pathophysiology

Coordinator: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Markus Ritter



The Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology represents the subjects physiology and pathophysiology in the study and research at its two locations in Salzburg and Nuremberg. The department at the Salzburg location has four research groups. The department at the Nuremberg location is under construction.

The Laboratory of Functional and Molecular Membrane Physiology (FMMP) and the Laboratory of Tumour Biology and Experimental Therapies (TREAT) are devoted to the research on disease-relevant biological processes. In the FMMP laboratory, the properties of the cell membranes in the tumour cells and the microglia cells are researched. In the TREAT laboratory, the mechanisms of the tumour formation and progression as well as new, target-oriented therapies are researched. The tumour stem cells, the epigenetic regulation mechanisms as well as the photodynamic therapy are researched.

The Laboratory of Translational Immune Research (TIF) and the Gastein Research Institute (FOI) are concentrated on evidence-based research of natural health sources. New healing methods in the subject complex of nature and health are developed and implemented here.

The Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology is member of the Ludwig Boltzmann "Arthritis and Rehabilitation" clusters.


Nuremberg location

Director: Univ.- Prof. DDr. Boris Musset

The department at the location is under construction.

Teaching

Teaching events within the framework of the study in human medicine,
Second study year

Clinical physiology and pathophysiology of the organ systems (lectures, seminars, POL group works, practice, clinical visits in the Salzburg university hospitals, e-learning)

General coordination: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Markus Ritter


 

Teaching events within the framework of the post-graduate doctorate studies
Medical Science (Dr. scient. med.)
Molecular Medicine (Ph.D.)
Medical Science (Ph.D.)

A list of the teaching events can be found here.

Coordination of post-graduate doctorate study programs:

  • Priv.-Doz. Dr. Tobias Kiesslich (study program management, DrScientMed-Study, PhD-Study Molecular Medicine)

 

Teaching events in University Program Health Sciences & Leadership (Priv.-Doz. Mag. Dr. Tobias Kiesslich):

  • H1.2. Scientific principles
  • H3.4. Scientific methods
  • H4.2. Scientific text analysis
  • W2.1. Academic expert work - colloquium
  • W3.1. Master thesis - colloquium

 

Other teaching events

  • Advanced Medical Education (AME course): Basic seminar in anatomy and physiology

Research

Four research groups belong to the department at the Salzburg location:

The Laboratory for Functional and Molecular Membrane Physiology (FMMP) and the Laboratory for Tumour Biology and Experimental Therapies (TREAT) are focused on the disease-relevant biological processes.

In the FMMP Laboratory, the properties of the cell membranes in tumour cells and microglia sells are researched. In the TREAT laboratory, the mechanisms of the tumour formation and progression as well as new, target-oriented therapies are researched. The tumour stem cells, the epigenetic regulation mechanisms as well as the photodynamic therapy are researched.

The Laboratory for Translational Immune Research (TIF) and the Gastein Research Institute (FOI) are focused on the evidence-based research of natural health resources. New healing methods in the subject complex of nature and health are developed and implemented here.

The Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology is member of the Ludwig Boltzmann "Arthritis and Rehabilitation" clusters.

Tutors

  • Aloisia Paulina Kohl
  • Tara Leven
  • Jennifer Neureiter
  • Giulia Rathmes
  • Teres Schmidt
  • Christine Schneider
  • Richard Seist
  • Chantal Degen
  • Rebecca Donner
  • Lukas Ernstbrunner
  • Lukas Garnweidner
  • Amelie Graf
  • Anna Hofer
  • Tobias Kolbitsch
  • Viktor Labmayr
  • Thomas Pilz
  • Aarón Pogacnik
  • Julia Garnweidner-Raith
  • Paul Schadler
  • Isa Schmidt
  • Alexander Seeger

Team and contact

Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. univ. Markus Ritter
Center for Physiology, Pathophysiology and Biophysics
Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology | Salzburg and Nuremberg
Gastein Research Institute

Director

Phone: +43 662 2420-80500
Mobile: +43 699 14420026
Mail: markus.ritter@pmu.ac.at
Publications
Mag.a Leman Emin
Center for Physiology, Pathophysiology and Biophysics
Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology | Salzburg
Gastein Research Institute

Assistant to the Director

Phone: +43 662 2420-80501
Mail: leman.emin@pmu.ac.at
Priv.-Doz. Dr. rer. nat. Martin Jakab
Center for Physiology, Pathophysiology and Biophysics
Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology | Salzburg

Head of Laboratory of Functional and Molecular Physiology (FMMP)

Phone: +43 662 2420-80504
Mail: martin.jakab@pmu.ac.at
Publications
Marlena Beyreis, MSc
Center for Physiology, Pathophysiology and Biophysics
Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology | Salzburg
Gastein Research Institute

Research Associate

Phone: +43 662 2420-80505
Mail: marlena.beyreis@pmu.ac.at
Publications
Dr. rer. nat. Michael Kittl, MSc, BSc
Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology | Salzburg
Research Associate

Mail: michael.kittl@pmu.ac.at
Publications
Dr.in scient. med. Heidemarie Dobias , MA. rer. nat.
Center for Physiology, Pathophysiology and Biophysics
Institute for Physiology and Pathophysiology
Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology | Salzburg

Research Associate

Phone: +43 662 2420-80508
Mail: heidi.dobias@pmu.ac.at
Publications
Julia Fuchs, MSc
Center for Physiology, Pathophysiology and Biophysics, Institute for Physiology and Pathophysiology
Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology | Salzburg
Gastein Research Institute

Research Associate

Phone: +43 662 2420-80511
Mail: julia.fuchs@pmu.ac.at
Publications
Priv.-Doz. Mag. Dr. Tobias Kiesslich, MSc
Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology  | Salzburg
Head of Laboratory of Tumorbiology and Experimental Therapy (TREAT)

Phone: +43 (0)57255-58346
Mail: tobias.kiesslich@pmu.ac.at
Publications
Priv.-Doz. Dr. rer. nat. Christian Mayr
Center for Physiology, Pathophysiology and Biophysics
Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology Salzburg

Research Associate

Phone: +43 662 2420-80507
Mail: christian.mayr@pmu.ac.at
Publications
Dino Bekric, BSc
Center for Physiology, Pathophysiology and Biophysics
Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology Salzburg
Gastein Research Institute

Ph.D. Student

Mail: dino.bekric@pmu.ac.at
Publications