Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Karl-Heinz Wagner

Professur für Ernährungslehre und Lebensmittelqualität an der Fakultät für Lebenswissenschaften

Curriculum vitae:

born 1971 in Vienna
1989-1999 Study/PhD Nutritional Sciences, University of Vienna
1999 Dr. rer. nat., summa cum laude, University of Vienna, Austria
1997-2004 University Assistant, Institute of Nutritional Sciences, University of Vienna   
2003 Visiting Scientist, Department of Food Science, University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Uppsala, Sweden
2004 Habilitation in Nutritional Sciences and Food Quality, University of Vienna
2004-2011 Associate Professor at the Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Vienna
2004-2008 Deputy study program director Nutritional Sciences
2005-2011 Co-Leader of the Faculty Focus "Biofunctionality of Foods"
since 2008 Study program director Nutritional Sciences                                    2009 Visiting Scientist at the Heart Foundation Research Centre and the Apoptosis Research Group, Griffith University and University of Queensland, Australia
since 2008 Head Emerging Field "Oxidative Stress and DNA Stability"
since 2010 Director University Research Platform "Active Ageing"
2010/11 Offers for Chair in Nutrition and Full Professor at Griffith University, Australia and University of Otago, New Zealand
since 2010 Adjunct Professor at School of Public Health, Griffith University, Australia
since 2011 Vice Head Department of Nutritional Sciences
since 2011 Professor (according to § 99 Abs. 3 UG 2002) of Nutrition and Food Quality, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Vienna


* Oxidative Stress and DNA Stability
* Biomarker based lifestyle interventions to predict the risk of non communicable diseases (CVD, cancer, Diabetes Type II)
* Safety assessment of food and food components
* Biofunctionality of Foods/Food Biochemistry
* Physical activity studies