Gudrun Pahlke

 Academic Career

  • Since 2010 Representative of the Head of the Department of Food Chemistry and Toxicology, University of Vienna, Austria
  • Since 2009 Senior Scientist at the University of Vienna, Austria
  • 2005-2009  Postdoctoral research fellow in the group of Prof. Dr. D. Marko, University Karlsruhe/ Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Applied Biosciences, Section of Food Toxicology, Germany, research focus: "Bioactivity of flavonoids/polyphenols; mode of action of Alternaria toxins"
  • 1998-2005  Postdoctoral research fellow in the group of Prof. Dr. G. Eisenbrand, University Kaiserslautern, Food Chemistry and Environmental Toxicology, Germany, research focus: "Modulation of gene expression of phosphodiesterase isoenzymes and the impact of calmodulin-dependent phosphodiesterases in the therapy of CNS tumors; impact of flavonoids/polyphenols on transporters and enzymes involved in glucose/glycogen homeostasis in different cell types and in humans"
  • 1995-1998 Postdoctoral research fellow in the group of Prof. Dr. M. Conti, Stanford University, Medical School, CA, Department of Gynecology and Obstretics, Project: “Structure and regulation of cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterases”

Education

  • 1995  Graduation (Ph.D.) in Biochemistry, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
  • 1988-1992  Ph.D. thesis: “Isolation and characterization of a rolipram-sensitive phosphodiesterase from porcine brain” at the Schering AG, Berlin / Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
  • 1988  Diploma in Biochemistry, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
  • 1979-1988   Study of Biochemistry/human medicine, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
  • 1976-1979   Education and Graduation as Nurse, Martin-Luther-Krankenhaus, Berlin, Germany
  • 1975   Graduation Highschool, Eleonoren-Gymnasium Worms, Germany

Publications

    • 2006 Kern M., Nussher A., Hofem S., Vatter S., Pahlke G., Marko D., The degradation of flavonoids is associated with a loss of biological activity, Lebensmittelchemie