Dr. Klimaschewski was born in Germany 1965 and graduated as MD from the University of Hamburg, Germany, in 1991. He received the PhD in Anatomy and Cell Biology from the University of Heidelberg, Germany, in 1997. Following a postdoctoral fellowship at the Department of Pathology, Center for Neuroscience, Columbia University, New York, USA, he became Professor in 1999 at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, and is currently Director of the Department of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology at the Medical University Innsbruck.
Dr. Klimaschewski had been the Austrian representative of COST action B30 (Neural Regeneration and Plasticity, NEREPLAS 2006-2010) and ERASMUS coordinator of the Medical University Innsbruck (2002-2008). He was invited as guest professor to Belgium (University of Antwerp), China (Capital University Beijing), Czech Republic (University of Brno), Serbia (University of Belgrade) and Spain (University of the Basque Country). He is member of the board of the Anatomical Society and of the Advisory Board of the ERASMUS program ‚Comparative Morphology’.