Sabine works in the field of neuroscience at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC. Her work focuses on understanding the pathological mechanisms of Huntington’s disease, a so far incurable genetic disorder. She is involved in studying the effects of novel compounds targeting the disease.
Sabine studied Molecular Biology at the Karl-Franzens University of Graz and thereafter joined a PhD program at the Medical University of Graz. Her doctoral thesis was focused on neuroinflammation (inflammation of the brain) and its consequences to brain lipids. She graduated in 2013 from the Medical University of Graz.