Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics


The overall goal of our research activities at the Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics is to better understand the pathomechanisms of degeneration and diseases of the musculoskeletal system, and to improve or develop novel therapeutical strategies. We rely on a strong interdisciplinary interaction and a broad innovative spectrum of methods to perform high quality research.


The institute is member of the following research consortia:

Centre for Trauma Research Ulm (ZTF)
Collaborative Research Centre (CRC1149)
New research building „Multidimensional Trauma Research“ (MTW)
Civil-Military Network Regenerative Medicine (ZMV Reg)
Danger Research Hub Ulm (DaRe)

We also cooperate with the German Trauma Foundation.


The institute video

Movie about the institute and its research

Short film about the medical faculty with the main research topic "trauma"

Watch film on Youtube.


Univ. Prof. Dr. Anita Ignatius

Angelika Reindl
Brigitte Siegel
Tel. +49 731 500-55301
Fax +49 731 500-55302


Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics
Centre for Trauma Research Ulm
Ulm University Medical Centre
Helmholtzstraße 14
D-89081 Ulm

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Prefix number: +49 731 500- 
Secretary: -55301

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