Biocenter, Area Biochemistry and Chemistry

Dr.Dietmar Fuchs, tit.a.o.-Univ.-Prof., Division of Biological Chemistry, Biocentre, Medical University of Innsbruck


e-mail: dietmar.fuchs@i-med.ac.at

Curriculum Vitae
*1954, Schwaz/Tirol, married, 2 children
1972-1980 studies in chemistry, University of Innsbruck, Austria
1977 Mag.rer.nat. (Chemistry/Physics)
1980 Dr.phil. (Chemistry)
since 1980 Assistant Professor at the Institute for Medical Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Innsbruck, Austria
1986 Habilitation in Medical Chemistry ( Neopterin - a marker for the status of cell-mediated Immunity:
Significance for ARC, AIDS and AIDS-risk groups)
1994 Title: tit.ao.Univ.Prof.
1994-1997 Honorary Visiting Fellow, Aston University, Birmingham, U.K.
1995-1999 Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, U.K.
1997 Member of the scientific directorate of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for AIDS Research, Innsbruck, Austria

Nominations for Professorships:
2. position: Professor for Medical Chemistry, University of Magdeburg, Germany
1. position: Professor for Medical Chemistry, University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
3. position: Professor for Biochemistry and Medical Chemistry, University of Innsbruck, Austria

>>Publications (Pubmed)
>>Media Reports (Mypoint, German)


Research Projects:

- Cytokine-mediated cellular processes
- Development of immunodeficiency
- Formation of neopterin
- Degradation of tryptophan
- Soluble TNF-receptors
- Anemia in chronic disease
- Oxidative stress and apoptosis
- Redox-sensitive signal transduction pathways
- hyperhomocysteinemia
- reactive oxygen species

Applications for laboratoy diagnostics (>>www.neopterin.net):
- tumours
- HIV infection
- neurodegenerative diseases
- carbohydrate malabsorption syndromes

 

 

 

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