Dr. Juliane Hellhammer
Auftragsforschungsinstitut daacro GmbH & Co. KG
Juliane Hellhammer studied education science and psychology at the universities of Würzburg, Münster and Trier. After raising her four children, she was then active as Executive Director of the Research Center for Psychobiology and Psychosomatics from 1989 to 1999, a major scientific research facility operated by the University of Trier. From 2000 to 2003, she worked as a research assistant at the University of Trier, as a member of the project “Chronic stress and ageing: effects on hormonal, metabolic, physiological and mental psychological mechanisms“, operated as part of the DFG-funded stress vulnerability and stress prevention program. In 2003, Juliane Hellhammer formed the contract research organization daacro, which conducts clinical testing for drug manufacturers and studies for both consumer healthcare and the OTC industry. Her work focuses primarily on the effects of psychotropic substances on anxiety, depression stress, as documented by numerous research papers on the subject.