Members of the research group (in alphabetical order)
Assoc.Prof.Priv.Doz. Dr. Gabor G. Kovacs is the principal investigator of the research group. He holds specialist degrees in Neurology and Neuropathology. He is the leader of the Austrian and Hungarian Reference Centre for Human Prion Diseases.
Assoc.Prof.Priv.Doz. Dr. Gabor G. Kovacs
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Philip Kresl studies medicine at the Medical University of Vienna. He is engaged in the Austrian Reference Centre for Human Prion Diseases (ÖRPE).
Alexandra Lang, BSc.
Tobias Monschein studies medicine at the Medical University of Vienna. He currently undertakes his diploma thesis at the Institute of Neurology.
Günther Regelsberger, PhD is a biochemist with special interest in lysosomal and peroxisomal storage diseases. He supervises the lab work in neurodegenerative diagnostics.
Carmen Schwaiger, BSc is a master student. She studied Molecular Biotechnology at the University for Applied Science (FH Campus). In her master project she establishes a new method to detect protein-protein-interactions.
Stephanie Wagner studies medicine at the Medical University of Vienna. She is engaged in the Austrian Reference Centre for Human Prion Diseases (ÖRPE).
Former members of the research group (in alphabetical order)
Evi Dassler, MSc studied biomedical science at the University for Applied Science (FH Campus). She is currently a biomedical analyst at the cardiology.
Jasna Jarc, MSc studied Cognitive Science at the University of Ljubljana and Vienna. She applied for an internship but prolonged her stay for her master thesis. She is currently a PhD student at Prof. Harkany's lab at the Center for Brain Research.
Ivan Milenkovic, MD PhD has been a resident at the Institute of Neurology while finishing his PhD thesis. Since 2015 he is a resident at the Department of Neurology, General Hospital of Vienna. He is interested in GABAA receptors and focuses on movement disorders and orphan diseases in clinics.
Jasmin Rahimi, MD studied medicine in Vienna. She was a resident at the Institute of Neurology prior to her change to Danube Hospital in October 2015. In our group she studied the epidemiology of prion diseases.
Tamara Stojanovic, MSc studied Cognitive Science in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and Vienna. She joined our group for an internship and stayed for her master thesis on GABAA receptor subunits in the developing human brain. She is currently a PhD student at Prof. Lubec' lab.
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