Angelika Buske-Kirschbaum completed her "Abitur" studies in 1983, in Münster. In 1983-1989, she studied psychology in Münster, Germany, and she obtained a Diploma in psychology in 1989. From 1989 to 1991, she was a Teaching Assistant at the Department of clinical and Physiological Pyschology, University of Trier, Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Her research activities are classical conditioning of the immune system and stress and immune function. During 1992–1993, she did postdoctoral education at the University of Rochester, NY, USA, Deptartment of Neuroanatomy and Neurobiology. She cmopleted a doctorate thesis (Dr. rer. nat.) "summa cum laude" in 1994, at the University of Trier on "Classical conditioning of immune function in humans". From 1994 to 2003, she has been an Assistant Professor at the Department of Pyschobiology, University of Trier, Germany, and since 2003 she has been an Associate Professor at the Department of Biopsychology, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden Germany. Buske-Kirschbaum's research focus is on stress and allergy and stress and immune functioning. She is a reviewer for several journals and foundations, a Member of the editorial board of the Dermatology and Psychosomatics Journal, Health Psychology, Psychoneuroendocrinology , Psychosomatic Medicine, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, and others.
Biography Updated on 8 December 2010