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


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:
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 since 2002 (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 (>>
- tumours
- HIV infection
- neurodegenerative diseases
- carbohydrate malabsorption syndromes