Director Research Program MusicMedicine
Paracelsus Medical University
Vera Brandes has directed the research program MusicMedicine at the Paracelsus Medical Private University Salzburg since 2004.
She is a music and media effect researcher, music producer, and communication expert and co-founder and board member of the International Music and Art Research Association Austria (I.M.A.R.A.A.) and co-organizer of the Mozart & Science Congress 2008.
In 1995, Brandes started her applied music-therapy research with main focus on auditory signal processing disorders. For her research work, she received an award from the Ministry of Economics (Germany) for innovation and creativity in the fields of music and media.