Dr.

Marlies Hörmann-Wallner

 

Portrait


Exploring sensory perception in children and related developemnt of health orientated products. Focussing on taste development, preferences and obesity prevention.

Exploring nutritional status and food behavior in children and adults in the context of obesity including measurements of body compositon.

Exploring antioxidative/antigenotoxic mechanisms in vivo, arranging and managing human studies associated with certain chronic diseases, including cancer, diabetes, dyslipidaemia and cardiovascular diseases with focus on unconjugated bilirubin.

 

Academic position

From 2015      employed at the Institute of Dietetics and Nutrition at the University of Applied Sciences FH JOANNEUM in Graz

                        Teaching and research (R&D and basic research; main foci: Sensory Science, Anthropometry, Human nutrition)

Lessons:          Basics of Food sensory (Dietology and Nutrition)

                        Excercise in food Sensory ((Dietology and Nutrition)

                        Basics of Food sensory (Sustainable Food Management)

                        Food and Food Sensory (Sustainable Food Management)

                        Supervision of Bachelor- and Mastertheses

Academic Career

From 2014-2015        Post-doc position at the Department of Nutritional Sciences and Lecturer at the Department of Nutritional Sciences

From 2013-2014        employed at University of Vienna, Department of Nutritional Sciences (prae-doc)

2009-2012      employed at University of Vienna, Department of Nutritional Sciences (prae-doc)

2011    Visiting scientist at Griffith University (AU), Heart Foundation Research Centre (3 month)

Memberships (academic)

Managing board member of Sensory Network Austria (SNÖ)

Member of Austrian Nutrition Society (ÖGE)

Awards & Honors

2008 - 2009 Mobilitätsstipendium “Erasmus”, ÖAD, Vienna, Austria

2009 Award for diploma thesis, Dr. Maria Schaumayer-Stiftung, Vienna, Austria

2012 Förderstipendium, University of Vienna, Austria

2014 Award for dissertation, Dr. Maria Schaumayer-Stiftung, Vienna, Austria

 

Additional Qualification

2010 Flow cytometry training at medical University of Vienna

2010 Statistical methods (basic training), University of Vienna

2011 Statistical methods (advanced training), University of Vienna

2011 Scientific writing, University of Vienna

2014 Coaching at the science fund Austria (for women)

2015 Training on sensory science and sensory methods

2017 Training on the use of herbs and flavouring

2017 Training on hedonic methods and statistics

 

Publications and conference contributions (Excerpt)

Peer reviewed

 

Wallner M, Blassnigg SM, Marisch K, Pappenheim MT, Müllner E, Mölzer C, Nersesyan A, Marculescu R, Doberer D, Knasmüller S, Bulmer AC, Wagner KH. Effects of unconjugated bilirubin on chromosomal damage in individuals with Gilbert's syndrome measured with the micronucleus cytome assay. Mutagenesis 2012 Nov; 27(6): 731-5.

 

Wallner M, Marculescu R, Doberer D, Wolzt M, Wagner O, Vitek L, Bulmer A C. and Wagner K-H. Protection from age related increase in lipid biomarkers and inflammation contributes to cardiovascular protection in Gilbert's syndrome. Clin. Sci. 2013 Apr; 125:257-64.

 

Müllner E, Brath H, Nersesyan A, Nitz M, Petschnig A, Wallner M, Knasmüller S, Wagner K-H. 2013. Nuclear anomalies in exfoliated buccal cells in healthy and diabetic individuals and the impact of a dietary intervention. Mutagenesis. 2014;29(1):1-6. DOI: 10.1093/mutage/get056

 

Tosevska A, Wallner M, Mölzer C, Kern C, Janosec M, Schwarz U, Marculescu R, Doberer D, Weckwerth W, Wagner KH. 2016. Telomere attrition in Gilbert's Syndrome: a novel link to longevity and cardiovascular health. Scientific reports. 2016;6:22300.

 

Mölzer C*, Wallner M* (contributed equally), Kern C, Tosevska A, Zadnikar R., Doberer D, Marculescu R, Wagner KH. Characteristics of the heme catabolic pathway in mild unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia (Gilbert’s Syndrome) and their association with anti-inflammation and disease prevention, Scientific Reports 2017, DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-00933-y

 

Wang D., Tosevska A., Heiß E., Ladurner A., Moelzer C., Wallner M., Bulmer A., Wagner KH., Dirsch V., Atanasov A. Bilirubin Decreases Cholesterol Efflux and ABCA1 Protein Expression, 2017 DOI:10.1161/JAHA.117.005520

 

Non-peer reviewed publications and conference contributions

 

Wallner, M., Peterseil, M., Gunzer, W., Konrad, M., Berner, S., Schantl, S., Martin, J., Kronberger, A., Maunz, S., Neuhold, B. (2015). Entwicklung von gesundheitsorientierten Produkten und Konzepten für 7-10jährige Schulkinder zur Unterstützung bei der Lebensmittelauswahl. ÖGE (Hrsg.):  Ernährung aktuell, 04/2015, S. 18-19.

 

Schantl S, Berner S, Wallner M. (2016). Sternebrot als Jausenlebensmittel: Entwicklung eines Lebensmittels für Kinder unter Berücksichtigung ernährungsphysiologischer und sensorischer Anforderungen. Forum Ernährung Heute, 01/2016

 

Grach D, Schlinter C, Wallner M, Zöhrer N. (Juli 2016). Schwarzbuch Super Foods: Heiße Luft und wahre Helden (Buchkapitel: Wirkstoffe und Funktionen), Stocker Verlag, Graz.

 

Wallner M, Gunzer W, Neuhold B, Peterseil M, Pail E. (2016). Geschmack und Ernährungsmuster. Chancen für ernährungstherapeutische Ansätze (bei Adipositas). In: Universum Innere Medizin. Sonderheft Ernährung. MedMedia-Verlag, 3/2016

 

Wallner M, Neuhold B. (2016). Einfluss des Geschmackssinns auf das Körpergewicht. AKE, DGEM,GESKES (Hrsg.): Nutrition News. Jahrgang 13, 3/2016

 

Development of health orientated products and concepts-early obesity prevention in childhood. Marlies Wallner, Marie Peterseil, Wolfgang Gunzer, Manuela Konrad, Simon Berner, Simon Schantl, Jochen Martin, Anika Kronberger, Daniel Fabry, Susanne Maunz, Bianca Neuhold. 11th Pangborn Sensory Science Symposium, (Gothenburg, Sweden) August 23 – 27 2015 (poster presentation)

 

Entwicklung von gesundheitsorientierten Produkten und Konzepten für 7-10jährige Schulkinder zur Unterstützung bei der Lebensmittelauswahl. Marlies Wallner, Marie Peterseil, Wolfgang Gunzer, Manuela Konrad, Simon Berner, Simon Schantl, Jochen Martin, Anika Kronberger, Susanne Maunz, Bianca Neuhold

ÖGE Jahrestagung 2015, (Vienna, Austria) November 27 – 28 (poster presentation)

 

Geschmackspräferenzen und der Einfluss des Body Mass Index. M Wallner. Jahrestagung der österreichischen Adipositasgesellschaft (Innsbruck, Austria) 21-22.10.2016 (oral presentation)

 

Effecting children`s preference using sensory aspects to increase food choice for healthy snacks. Wallner, M., Berner, S., Gunzer, W., Peterseil, M., Kronberger, A., Martin, J., Schantl, S., Konrad, M., Maunz, S., Stiegler, P., Wrank, B., Derler, M., Pail, E., Fuchs-Neuhold, B., Nutrition&Growth Conference (Amsterdam, Netherlands) 2-4.3.2017 (poster presentation)

 

Development and evaluation of a health related product for schoolchildren using hedonic testing and eye tracking. Wallner, M., Berner, S., Gunzer, W., Peterseil, M., Kronberger, A., Martin, J., Schantl, S., Konrad, M., Maunz, S., Stiegler, P., Wrank, B., Derler, M., Pail, E., Fuchs-Neuhold, B., 12th Pangborn Sensory Science Symposium (Rhode Island, USA) 20-24.8.2017

 

An integrated food innovation approach for university and SMEs enabling cooperative and work integrate d higher education Simon H. Berner, René Rehorska, Marlies Wallner, Jochen Martin, Johannes Haas, , 31st EFFoST International Conference, Food Science and Technology Challenges for the 21st Century - Research to Progress Society, 13-16 November 2017 (Sitges, Spain)

 

 



Courses

Diätologie (Bachelor)
Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 140460505 Seminar Bachelor Thesis 1 1 SWS 4 ECTS Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 140460608 Seminar Bachelor Thesis 2 1 SWS 6 ECTS Modul Praxis der Humanernährung 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190460207 Sensory Analysis in a Dietetic Context 2 SWS 2 ECTS
Nachhaltiges Lebensmittelmanagement (Bachelor)
Ernährungslehre | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 160763108 Sensory Science 2 SWS 2 ECTS Praxismodul 2: Lebensmittelhandel oder -verarbeitung | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 160763312 Practical Seminar: Commodity Economics and Sensory Science 1 2 SWS 2 ECTS Praxismodul 3: Lebensmittelhandel oder -verarbeitung | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 160763407 Practical Seminar Commodity Economics and Sensory Science 2 2 SWS 2 ECTS Bachelorarbeit 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 160763606 Seminar Bachelor Thesis 2 1 SWS 2 ECTS
Lebensmittel: Produkt- und Prozessentwicklung (Master)
Physiologie | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190853101 Functional Raw Materials and Ingredients 2 SWS 3 ECTS Analytik | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190853202 Special Topics in Sensory Testing and Analytics 2 SWS 2.5 ECTS
Angewandte Ernährungsmedizin (Master)
Hot Topics in der Ernährungsmedizin | Lecture and Tutorial (VU) | Coursecode: K_NUT_18_992693_S1_10 Special food science 2 SWS 3 ECTS Hot Topics in der Ernährungsmedizin | Lecture and Tutorial (VU) | Coursecode: K_NUT_18_992693_S1_11 Anthropometry 1 SWS 1 ECTS