Dr Anne Grünewald is an Associate Professor at the University of Luxembourg & the recipient of an ATTRACT grant from the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR). She leads the Molecular and Functional Neurobiology Group at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB). Anne Grünewald joined the LCSB after research periods at the Universities of Newcastle, Lübeck and Sydney as well as University College London. In addition to her affiliation with the University of Luxembourg, Anne Grünewald holds a bridge professorship with the University of Lübeck. Her research interest lies in the contribution of ageing associated changes in the mitochondrial genome ( mtDNA ) to the pathogenesis of Parkinson’s disease.