Priv. Doz.in Dr.in Franka Messner, PhD

Staff

Specialist

E-mail
franka.messner@i-med.ac.at
Nationality
Austria

University Degree(s)

05/2014
Doctor of general medicine (Dr.in med. univ.), Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
08/2020
Clinical PhD, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
05/2022
Venia docendi, General and Visceral Surgery, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

Professional Development

01/2012
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Daniel Swarovski Research Laboratory and Organ Life Laboratory, University Department of Visceral, Transplantation and Thoracic Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria.
06/2014
07/2018
Resident at the University Department of Visceral, Transplantation and Thoracic Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria.
08/2018
12/2019
Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, VCA Lab, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Transplantation, Baltimore, MD, USA
01/2020
11/2021
Resident, Department of Visceral, Transplantation and Thoracic Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
11/2021
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Specialista, Dipartimento Universitario di Chirurgia Viscerale, dei Trapianti e Toracica, Università Medica di Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

Additional Training, additional Professional Title

10/2008
05/2014
Medical School, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
02/2015
FELASA B Animal Research Training, Berlin, Germany
03/2016
08/2020
Clinical PhD „Applied Morphology and Regeneration“, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
06/2021
GCP Course, Competence Center for Clinical Trials, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
09/2021
01/2022
Investigator Course, Competence Center for Clinical Trials, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

Clinical focus

Transplant Surgery
Hepatobiliary Surgery

Research Emphasis

Pancreas transplantation
Abdominal organ transplantation
Pediatric liver transplantation
Organ preservation
Normothermic machine perfusion
Microsurgical transplant models
Vascularized tissue allotransplantation

Position & membership in Scientific Societies

VCA Board Member, European Society for Organ Transplantation
Extended Board Member, Austrian Society for Transplantation, Transfusion and Genetics
European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT)
Austrian Society for Surgery (OEGCH)
Austrian Society for Surgical Research
Austrian Society of Transplantation, Transfusion and Genetics (Austrotransplant)
Austrian Society for Surgical Oncology (Aco-Asso)
American Society for Transplantation (AST)

Publications

35 PubMed listed original works
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