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Cornelia Lass-Flörl

Univ.Prof. Dr.med.univ.
Direktorin der Sektion für Hygiene und Medizinische Mikrobiologie
Facharzt für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie
Schwerpunkt: Mykologie und Krankenhaushygiene

Tel.: +43 (0)512 9003-70700
Fax: +43 (0)512 9003-73700
E-Mail: cornelia.lass-floerl@i-med.ac.at

 

Curriculum Vitae

1992
Dr. med univ. (M.D.), Medical School, University of Innsbruck
1992-1993
Medical assistant at the Public Federal Institute (BBSUA) of Innsbruck
1994-1996
Assistant at the Institute of Hygiene, Hospital Hygiene
1997
Research fellow at the Institute of Hygiene
1998 Internship in Infection Control at the Center for Diseases Control, Atlanta/USA
1999-2000
Clinical training in Internal Medicine (Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation)
2000
Medical Specialisation (Facharzt) for Hygiene and Microbiology
2001

Habilitation for "Hygiene, Microbiology and Preventive Medicine"
Habilitation thesis: "Epidemiology and prevention of nosocomial aspergillosis"

2002
Associate Professor at the Institute for Hygiene and Social Medicine, Univ. Innsbruck
2009 Chair offer (1st Place) Vienna Medical University; Institute of Hygiene and Medical Microbiology
2009 Chair offer (1st Place) Innsbruck Medical University; Division of Hygiene and Medical Microbiology
2010 Head of the Division of Hygiene and Medical Microbiology

 

Offices and career-related activities

2000-2005 Vice-chairman of the Advisory board of the Austrian Society for Hospital Hygiene Sterile Supply
2003- Member of the Subcommittee on Antifungal Susceptibility Testing of the ESCMID European Committee for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (EUCAST)
2000-2005 Member of the working group "FNA 215-Sterilization and Disinfection of Medical Advices"
2004- Member of the Editorial Board "Mycoses"
2004-2012 Austrian Delegate of the European Confederation of Medical Mycology
2007-2012 Vice president of the Austrian Society of Medical Mycology
2007-2008 Vice chair-woman "Sektion Antimykotische Chemotherapie", Paul-Ehrlich-Gesellschaft
2007-2012 Member of the Executive Board (Secretary) of the EFISG ESCMID Fungal Infection Study Group
2007-2009 Member of the Editorial Board "Current Fungus Infection Reports"
2007- Coordinator of the ISHAM Aspergillus Working group
2008-2012 Member of the Executive Board (Treasurer) of the European Confederation of Medical Mycology
2008-2011 Head "Sektion Antimykotische Chemotherapie", Paul-Ehrlich-Gesellschaft
2009-2011 Member of the Editorial Board "Medical Mycology"
2009-2012 Member of the University Board, Graz Medical University
2009- Member of the Executive Board of the ÖGHMP
2010- Member of the senate of InnsbruckMedical University
2010- Member of the Executive Board of the ÖGIT
2011-2013 Member of the Austrian Science Board
2012-2016 Member of Executive Committee of the European Society of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID)
2012-2016 Chair of board of full-professors at Innsbruck Medical University
2014- Member of the scientific advisory board "The Iceman"
2016- Chair of the Executive Board of the European Fungal Infection Study Group of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
2016- Chair of the ECMM Excellence Centers Subcommittee


Research Grants:

Gilead Fund: Serumspiegel unter Amphocil

Pfizer Fund: In vitro susceptibility of Candida and Aspergillus against Voriconazole. The interaction of sertraline on Aspergillus

Austrian Science Fund: Interaction of serotonin and sertraline, 2005

MFT: Thrombocytopenia as risk factor of invasive aspergillosis, 2008-2010

MFT: Aspergillus terreus and amphotericin B resistance

Aesca Grant: Fungal infections - the role of real time PCR

MSD Grant: Study on thrombocyte adherence during interaction with Aspergillus

Unrestricted Basilea Grant: Azole resistance in fungi

MFI-IKFTZ: Platelets attack fungal mitochondriae

Gilead Fund: Antifungal Susceptibility in Aspergillus and rare molds

Pfizer Fund: Antifungal Susceptibility in Aspergillus and rare molds

EU-ECMM: IMD-cross sectional point prevanelt study

Pfizer Fund: Perspective and multicentric clinical evaluation of beta-D-glucan assay in solid organ transplant recipients using blood and BAL samples

Pfizer Fund: An Austrian experience with anidulafungin in clinical practice: A multicenter study - Part I

Pfizer Fund: An Austrian experience with anidulafungin in clinical practice: A multicenter study - Part II

Austrian Science Fund: Oxystress and human fungal pathogens: clinical and applied aspects

Austrian Science Fund: Biomarker and antifungal resistance in Aspergillus

Astellas Science Fund: Micafungin De-escalation Study

ECMM & ISHAM: Aspergillus terreus - TerrNet epidemiology worldwide

Austrian Science Fund: Host Response in Opportunistic Infections (HOROS) - doctoral programme of excellence

Christian Doppler Gesellschaft: CD laboratory for fungal infections: avoid, find and treat

H2020-MSCA-ITN: OPATHY ETN

Austrian Science Fund: Novel Biomarker in Invasive Candidiasis/Candida Sepsis