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Medizinische Universität Graz

Gernot Desoye,PhD

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 14, A-8036 Graz;
phone: +43-316-385 14605, fax: +43-316-385 12506, ✉ e-mail

Curriculum Vitae

Personal data:

 

Date of birth:  

April 14, 1954

Place of birth:

Graz, Austria       

Family: 1 daughter (Hannah *1994)

University education:

1972–1979

             

Karl-Franzens University of Graz, undergraduate and graduate studies in Chemistry major; Physics minor

1977–1979

             

Karl-Franzens University of Graz, thesis; Dr. phil. with first-class honors

Professional experiences:

1979

 

 

Postdoctoral Fellow, Biochemistry; International Foundation for Cancer Research USA, at the Institute of Biochemistry, Karl-Franzens University of Graz

 

1980–1982

 

             

Postdoc, Biophysical Chemistry; Max-Planck Institue for Biophysical Chemistry; with M. Eigen, Nobel Laureate 1966

 

1982–1994

 

Assistent Professor in Biochemistry; Institute of Biochemistry, Karl-Franzens University of Graz

1992

 

             

Habilitation in Medical Biochemistry, Karl-Franzens University of Graz

 

2004–present

 

Associate Professor of Medical Biochemistry, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of Graz

 

Career-related activities and memberships:

since 1986

 

 

 

 

 

              

Ad-hoc reviewer for 33 international journals including Nature Med, PNAS, Circ Res, Diabetes, Diabetologia, and several granting agencies within Europa, USA (American Diabetes Association) and Australia (NHMRC; Roper Fellowship); external Ph. D. thesis examiner for several universities within Europe and Australia, evaluator and external auditor for European Commission (FP5, FP6, FP7, HORIZON2020)

 

1996–2001

              

Editorial Board member Placenta

 

since 1997

 

 

              

Member of several international advisory boards of placenta and gestational diabetes-related meetings; various international award committees and university promotions committees (USA, UK)

 

1997–2010

Editorial Board member Trophoblast Research

1997–2003

             

Executive Committee International Federation of Placental Associations

1999

 

Organizer of the World Conference in Placentology, Schladming, Austria
2002–2004 Board Member Diabetic Pregnancy Study Group Europe

2002–2008

 

Editor-in-Chief Placenta

 

2003–2004 Executice Chairman Diabetic Pregnancy Study Group Europe

2010–2015

 

Treasurer and member of board of directors: Diabetic Pregnancy Study Group Europe (DPSG)
2011–2016 Associate Editor: Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism

2003–present

 

Director and Coordinator Key Research Action: Reproduction and Development; Medical University of Graz

2014–present

 

Treasurer International Association of Diabetes in Pregnancy Study Groups (IADPSG)

Honors and awards:

1997–present

12 International Awards to group members

1996–2004 

           

Bilateral exchange scholarships and short-term awards with INSERM (Paris) and University of Notingham (UK)

1980

Research Award Government of Styria, Austria

1988

Research Prize of the Hoechst Foundation, Austria

1990       

Research Award of the Theodor Körner Foundation, Austria

1996

 

President’s Award Society for Gynecologic Investigation (USA) as senior author

1997

           

President’s Award Society for Gynecologic Investigation (USA) as senior author

1999

Research Prize of the Hoechst Foundation, Austria

2002

Honorary member Diabetic Pregnancy Study Group – USA West

2004

Research Prize of the Aventis Foundation, Austria, as senior author

2005

 

President’s Award Society for Gynecologic Investigation (USA) as senior author

2008

           

Research Prize of the Sanofi Foundation, Austria, as senior author

2008

Jorgen Pedersen Lecture Diabetic Pregnancy Study Group Europe

2010

Austrian Champion in European Research (FFG)

2011

Giorgio Pardi Senior Researcher Award (Society Gynecologic Investigation, USA)

       

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