Peter Sedlmayr’s Biography

Peter Sedlmayr, Associate Professor, Medical University of Graz, Austria

Dr. Peter Sedlmayr is associate professor at the Institute of Cell Biology, Histology and Embryology, Center of Molecular Medicine at the Medical University of Graz, Austria.

As a physician he is board certified for Immunology, Histology and Embryology, Internal Medicine and Clinical Chemistry. Starting from earlier research in tumor immunology he developed interest in reproductive immunology with special interest for the maternal immune cells at the endometrium and on mechanisms of feto-maternal tolerance. Current research is focused at the role of placental tryptophan catabolism in the context of vasodilation, placental perfusion and growth. A further area of interest is analysis of rare single cells in the context of microchimerism and circulating tumor cells and development of diagnostic applications in these fields.