Hermann Stuppner, studied Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Innsbruck. After receiving his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Biology from the University of Munich he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Developmental and Cell Biology of the University of California, Irvine. Since 2001 he is Full Professor of Pharmacognosy at the Institute of Pharmacy of the University of Innsbruck. From 2004 until 2022 he was the Dean of Study Affairs of the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy. He retired in September 2022.
His main research interests are: isolation and structural elucidation of secondary metabolites from higher plants with anti-inflammatory and antitumor activity, analysis and quality assessment of (medicinal) plants and phytopharmaceuticals, discovery of pharmacologically active natural products by means of computer aided models.
He is author of more than 400 publications in international scientific journals (h-index = 64 according to Google Scholar or h-index = 49 according to ISI Web of Science). Since 2006 he is president of the Herbal Medicinal Products Platform Austria (HMPPA).