Dr. Katharina Erlbacher



2013 - 2015Private Medical University of Salzburg
Main Focus: Dr.scient.med. Medical Sciences – Vascular Biology
2013 - 2015Paris Lodron University of Salzburg
Main Focus: Dr.rer.nat (PhD) Natural Sciences – Molecular Biology
2011 - 2013Paris Lodron University of Salzburg/Austria
Main Focus: MSc. Animal Biology/Zoology (Cell Biology)
2007 - 2010Advanced technical college Salzburg/Puch Urstein/Austria
Main Focus: BSc. Biomedical Science

Research Fields

  • Vascular Biology – Vascular Corrosion Casting (e.g. drug testing and plasticity of the brain)
  • Assistance in Facial and Hand Anatomy Research Projects


  • The effects of Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinole treatment on gonadal micro-vascularization and affected fertility examined by SEM and 3D-morphometry. K M T Erlbacher1 and B Minnich2. Published under licence by IOP Publishing Ltd. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Volume 644, conference 1.
  • Exploring the Microangioarchitecture of the Vasa Vasorum of the Human Great Saphenous Vein by SEM and 3D Morphometry of Vascular Corrosion Casts. K.M. Erlbacher, M. Herbst and B. Minnich. Volume 19, Issue S2 (Proceedings of Microscopy & Microanalysis 2013) August 2013 , pp. 244-245.
  • The Functional Anatomy of the Superficial Fat Compartments of the Face: A Detailed Imaging Study.
    Schenck TL, Koban KC, Schlattau A, Frank K, Sykes JM, Targosinski S, Erlbacher K, Cotofana S.
    Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Jun;141(6):1351-1359.
  • The Anatomy behind Adverse Events in Hand Volumizing Procedures: Retrospective Evaluations of 11 Years of Experience. Frank K, Koban K, Targosinski S, Erlbacher K, Schenck TL, Casabona G, Braz AV, Pavicic T, Cotofana S. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 May;141(5):650e-662e.
  • Precision in Dermal Filling: A Comparison Between Needle and Cannula When Using Soft Tissue Fillers. Pavicic T, Frank K, Erlbacher K, Neuner R, Targosinski S, Schenck T, Gotkin RH, Cotofana S. J Drugs Dermatol. 2017 Sep 1;16(9):866-872.