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©Andreas Ebner

Verena Paulitschke, PhD

Principal Investigator

Department of Dermatology
Medical University of Vienna
Währinger Gürtel 18-20
A-1090 Vienna, Austria

Phone: +43 (0)1 40400-77690

ORCID: 0000-0003-0212-9476

Verena @ PubMed


P.D., Assoc. Prof. Verena Paulitschke M.D., Ph.D.


Professional Background :

Since 04.2018: Associate Professorship (fulfilment of qualification criteria, QV)

12.2015: Habilitation at Medical University Vienna

10.2014-05.2016: Research stay as Postdoc at Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Zürich and ETH, Institute of Molecular Systems Biology, Switzerland

with 2014: Assistant professor and Oberarzt at the Department of Dermatology, Medical University Vienna

2007-2013: Resident at the Department of Dermatology, Medical University Vienna

11.2010: Research stay/1 month at The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia

02.2011: PhD thesis with excellent graduation at the Department of Dermatology, Medical University Vienna
Study of human medicine with excellent graduation and thesis at the Centre for Biomolecular Medicine und Pharmacology, Medical University Vienna

06.1999: University entrance diploma with distinction, Medical University Vienna


Awards & Honors:

Scholarships, Fellowships and Travel Grants:

  • Leistungsstipendien (for extraordinary study performance) of the Medical University Vienna
  • Research fellowship of the Medical University Vienna 
  • J.Kyrle travelling fonds, ÖGDV
  • Travel Grant for the IID2008
  • Mobility grant of Medical University Vienna


  • vfwf (Verein zur Förderung von Forschung und Wissenschaft) best thesis of Vienna 2005
  • Price for the best oral presentation (Seminar of oncology in Gosau)
  • first award of the Theodor-Billroth price for the PhD publication 2012
  • second award of the Wilhelm-Auerswald price for the best PhD thesis
  • BMS price for best oral presentation
  • Wissenschaftspreis Stiftung Galderma-Spirig
  • MSD publication price
  • Fleur-Hiege Gedächtnispreis


  • Hans and Blanca Moser fellowship
  • Grant of OENB Jubiläumsfond
  • Grant of Cancer Research (interdisziplinärer Krebsforschungsfond)
  • Medizinisch-Wissenschaftlicher Fonds des Bürgermeisters
  • Coapplicant and clinical investigator of the Translational-Research-Project (fwf- project)
  • URPP “Translational Cancer Research”
  • Louis Widmer Fonds 2014
  • Promedica grant
  • CCC Translationaler Forschungsgrant

Examples for additional training and teaching:                                                                              

  • Certification course for dermato-oncology
  • Certification course for the Therakos UVAR XTS and CELLEX Photopheresis system
  • Good Clinical Practice GCP Course Modul I, II, MLW seminars
  • Qualification course for HPLC-Triplequadrupol-mass spectrometry and analysis of big datasets for “omics”-type experiments
  • Interactive clinical teaching
  • Supervision of diploma and PhD students
  • Junior supervisor in PhD program Malignant Diseases
  • Mentoring program

Professional Societies and Memberships:                                                                                                                

  • Since 2005: Österreichische Gesellschaft für Dematologie (ÖGDV), Member
  • 2007-2009: Young Scientist Association (YSA), Directory Board Member
  • 2015-2019: Organisatory Member of Science Days, Directory Board Member and Organisation of PhD symposia and ÖGDV Science Days: 2016-2019
  • Membership in COST Action

Ara Cho

Dr. med. univ.

Nina Zila

PhD student