Short CV/Education and training

  • 1966 – 1974
    Master at the School of Life Sciences and Natural Resources, University Vienna (UV)

  • 1974 – 1977
    Ph.D. at the University Vienna Medical School

  • 1977 – 1979
    Postdoctoral Fellowship with Prof. Dr. Sandra Schiffman, University of Southern California, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California supported by a Fulbright and an NIH Grant

  • 1981
    - 1983 Visiting Research Associate, University of Southern California

  • 1977 – 1985
    Research Assistant at the First Department of Medicine, University Vienna Medical School

  • 1985
    Visiting Researcher at the Department of Haematology, Cardiff, UK

  • 1985 – 1990
    Assistant Professor, Clinic for Internal Medicine I, Vienna University School of Medicine

  • 1990 – 2000
    Associate Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Vienna University School of Medicine

  • 2000 – 2014
    Full Professor of Molecular Diagnostics in Clinical Chemistry, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Medical University of Vienna

  • Since 2010
    Vice President of the FWF (Austrian Research Funds), Department of Biology and Medicine

Selected publications

  • Endler G, Marsik C, Jilma B, Schickbauer T, Quehenberger P, Mannhalter C. Evidence of a U-shaped association between factor XII activity and overall survival. (2007) J Thromb Haemost. 5(6):1143-1148.

  • Lalouschek W, Endler G, Schillinger M, Hsieh K, Lang W, Cheng S, Bauer P, Wagner O, Mannhalter C. Candidate genetic risk factors of stroke: results of a multilocus genotyping assay. (2007) Clin Chem. 53(4):600-605.

  • Greisenegger S, Zehetmayer S, Bauer P, Endler G, Ferrari J, Lang W, Janisiw M, Steiner L, Cheng S, Lalouschek W, Mannhalter C. Polymorphisms in inflammatory genes and the risk of ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack: results of a multilocus genotyping assay. (2009) Clin Chem. 55(1):134-138.

  • Preusser M, Plumer S, Dirnberger E, Hainfellner JA, Mannhalter C. Fixation of Brain Tumor Biopsy Specimens with RCL2 Results in Well-Preserved Histomorphology, Immunohistochemistry and Nucleic Acids. (2010) Brain Pathol. Nov;20(6):1010-20.

  • Reitter S, Sturn R, Horvath B, Freitag R, Male C, Muntean W, Streif W, Pabinger I, Mannhalter C. Spectrum of causative mutations in patients with haemophilia A in Austria. (2010) Thromb Haemost. 104(1):78-85.

  • Novacek G, Papay P, Miehsler W, Reinisch W, Lichtenberger C, Sunder-Plassmann R, Vogelsang H, Gratzer C, Mannhalter C. Are inherited thrombotic risk factors associated with fibrostenosis in Crohn's disease? (2011) Inflamm Bowel Dis. Dec;17(12):2505-11

  • Tiedje V, Dunkler D, Ay C, Horvath B, Quehenberger P, Pabinger M, Zielinski C, Pabinger I, Mannhalter C. The role of fibrinogen plasma levels, the -455G>A fibrinogen and the factor XIII A subunit (FXIII-A) Val34Leu polymorphism in cancer-associated venous thrombosis. (2012) Thromb Haemost. 106:908-13

  • Subramanian, H., S. Gambaryan, S. Panzer, T. Gremmel, U. Walter, and C. Mannhalter. The Thr715Pro variant impairs terminal glycosylation of P-selectin. (2012) Thromb Haemost. Nov;108(5):963-72. doi: 10.1160/TH12-01-0047.

  • Mayer FJ, Hoke M, Schillinger M, Minar E, Arbesú I, Koppensteiner R, Mannhalter C. Mean platelet volume predicts outcome in patients with asymptomatic carotid artery disease. (2014) Eur J Clin Invest. Jan;44(1):22-8. doi: 10.1111/eci.12184. Epub 2013 Oct 26

  • Brunner-Ziegler S, Jilma B, Magirr D, Sunder-Plassmann R, Giurgea GA, Hammer A, Margeta C, Brunner M, Koppensteiner R, Mannhalter C. Influence of proton pump inhibitors and VKORC1 mutations on CYP2C9-mediated dose requirements of vitamin K antagonist therapy: a pilot study. (2014) Br J Haematol. Nov;167(4):547-53. doi: 10.1111/bjh.13082

Selected projects

  • Research funding within FWF SFB F47-B20: “Myeloproliferative Neoplasms”.

  • Research funding within FWF doctoral program “Cell communication in health and disease”

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • President of the Austrian Agency of Scientific Integrity, 2014 – now

  • Vice President – Austrian Science Foundation, 2010 – now

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of the Austrian Science Foundation, 2008-2010

  • Section Editor of Thrombosis & Haemostasis, 2003 – now

  • President of the Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis Research, 2003-2007

  • Member of the Ethics Committee of the Medical University Vienna and the General Hospital Vienna, 2003 – now

  • Board Member of the Austrian Science Foundation (FWF), 2002-2008

  • Member of the Austrian Bioethics Board nominated by the Austrian chancellor, 2001-2014

  • Participation in various juries (City of Vienna, Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft, Elitenetzwerk Bayern, ...)

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Soft Skills

  • Good knowledge about research ethics, the gene technology law, scientific integrity requirements. Very good communication and training skills


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