Simone Hennerbichler-Lugscheider

Past President

Simone Hennerbichler, MPharm, PhD

Simone Hennerbichler is Head of Production at the Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service of Upper Austria in Linz since 2006. Furthermore, she is Responsible Person in the Tissue Bank department and Qualified Person for medicinal products.

She holds a master and a PhD degree in Pharmacy from Karl-Franzens-University Graz and is responsible for development, implementation and production of various blood and tissue products as well as medicinal products.

Prior to that, she was involved in stem cell and tissue regeneration research as well as teaching.

Her current research interest is amniotic membrane in preclinical and clinical applications.

Besides her work within the EATB Board since 2012, she is leading the section “Tissues and Cells” at ÖGBT (Österreichische Gesellschaft für Blutgruppenserologie, Transfusionsmedizin Regenerative Medizin und Immungenetik). She has published a number of scientific papers, is member of various scientific organizations and actively involved in several international working groups on cell and tissue banking.