Contact Information

Address: Center for Physiology and Pharmacology,

Dept. of Vascular Biology and Thrombosis Research

Schwarzspanierstraße 17, A1090 Vienna, Austria

Phone: +43-1-40160-31155



Skype ID: johannes.a.schmid

WG1 Leader

Mini CV


1990 – 1994 PhD-thesis at the Inst. of Pathophysiology, Med. Univ. Vienna, Topic: “Endocytosis and Transcytosis in Hepatocytes”. Doctorate with distinction.

1984 – 1990 Studies of food technology and biotechnology at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna. Graduation with distinction.

Selected Career History


Since 2/2014

Selected as one of three candidates for a full-professorship at the Medical Univ. Vienna (for the field “Molecular Physiology).

Speaker of a Special Research Program (SFB-F54) funded by the FWF, coordinating a consortium of 10 groups of the Medical University of Vienna
(Title: Cellular mediators linking inflammation and thrombosis)

4/2011 Ranked 2nd at an application for the position of a vice-rector for research at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna
Since 7/2008 Associate Professor and Group Leader at the Medical University Vienna, Center for Physiology and Pharmacology.
8. 5. 2008 2nd Habilitation for Biochemistry at the Univ. of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
9/2005 – 6/2008 Co-founder, Chief Financial Officer, Deputy Director and group leader at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Cancer Research
1/2004 – 9/2005 Group Leader at the Dept. of Vascular Biology and Thrombosis Research, Univ. Vienna and at the Competence Center “Bio Molecular Therapeutics”
2/2003 – 1/2004 Sabbatical at the Yale University Medical School, Dept. of Immunobiology in the group of Sankar Ghosh.
6. 6. 2002 Habilitation for Vascular Biology at the Medical Univ. Vienna
11/1994 – 10/1996 Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Novartis Research Institute, Vienna