Verena Pichler is post doctoral scientist and PET production manager at the Medical University of Vienna. She finished her Ph.D. in Bioinorganic Chemistry at the University of Vienna in 2013 focusing on the topic of platinum(IV)-based potential chemotherapeutical. Afterwards, she was research associate and lecturer at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Applied Sciences in Vienna. Now, she works on the establishment of PET-tracers for neurology. Besides her research interest for carbon-11 and fluorine-18 radiochemistry, she establishes new methods for preclinical evaluation of PET tracers based on spheroid cultures.