Dr. Hannes Dörfler

AI Researcher at MIAAI at Danube Private University








Dr. Hannes Dörfler is a chemist by training and received his PhD from the Molecular Systems Biology Department at the University of Vienna.


After a 3-year postdoctoral Phase at the company Boehringer Ingelheim in Germany where he was working on Omics-based biomarkers, he joined DPU as staff scientist.


Hannes has knowledge in biochemistry and pharmaceutical development; he also works with multivariate statistical analysis of big data towards pattern recognition and biological interpretation.





Key publications

Untargeted metabolomic analysis combined with multivariate statistics reveal distinct metabolic changes in GPR40 agonists-treated animals related to bile acid metabolism.

Doerfler H, Botesteanu D, Blech S, Laux R.

Front. Mol. Biosci. - Metabolomics (2021)

Combined Metabolomic Analysis of Plasma and Urine Reveals AHBA, Tryptophan and Serotonin Metabolism as Potential Risk Factors in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)

Leitner M, Fragner L, Danner S, Holeschofsky N, Leitner K, Tischler S, Doerfler H, Bachmann G, Sun X, Jaeger W, Kautzky-Willer A, Weckwerth W.

Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences (2017)


mzGroupAnalyzer-Predicting Pathways and Novel Chemical Structures from Untargeted High-Throughput Metabolomics Data

Doerfler H, Sun X, Wang L, Engelmeier D, Lyon D, Weckwerth W.

PLoS One (2014)