Monika Bradl is associated Professor at the Center for Brain Research (Medical University Vienna, Austria ( Her research interests include the autoimmune mechanisms and cellular and pathological processes involved in neuroimmunological diseases, especially neuromyelitis optica.

She obtained a degree in Biology at the Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg (Germany) in 1986, a PhD in Biology (Dr. rer. nat.) in 1989, and then went to Philadelphia (USA) for a post-doctoral fellowship at the Fox Chase Cancer Center. After her return to Germany in 1992, she was a group leader at the Max-Planck-Institute for Neurobiology in Martinsried in the Department Neuroimmunology. In 2002, she obtained the Venia Legendi for Neuroimmunology from the Medical Faculty of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (Germany) and joined the Center for Brain Research of the Medical University of Vienna (Austria), where she has her research group on “cellular Neuroimmunology” in the Department Neuroimmunology.

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