First Name: Ursula
Last Name: Heilmeier
Member Since: May 2019
Institution: University Hospital Zürich and University of Zürich, Switzerland
Ursula Heilmeier studied medicine at the University of Regensburg Medical School, Germany, funded through a scholarship from the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes) and performed her postdoctoral research time at the University of California San Francisco, in the Musculoskeletal Quantitative Imaging Research Group.
Her research work centers around bone and cartilage health and senescence, with an emphasis on diabetic bone disease and osteoarthritis.
Ursula has published > 35 original papers and has received several grants and prizes, including the ASBMR Young Investigator Award, the ECTS New Investigator Award, and the ESCEO-AgNovos Healthcare Young Investigator Award. She is a member of various scientific societies such as ASBMR and ECTS and currently pursues her residency training.