Board of Directors

Univ. Prof. Dr. Anita Ignatius

Institute Director
Veterinary
Group head of bone biology and fracture healing

Tel.: +49 731 500-55301
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail
Publications

apl. Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Wilke

Associate Director
Mechanical Engineer
Group head of spine biomechanics

Tel.: +49 731 500-55320
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail
Publications

apl. Prof. Dr. Lutz Dürselen

Associate Director

Mechanical Engineer
Group head of joint biomechanics

Tel.: +49 731 500-55333
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail
Publications (Publons)
Orcid Account

PD Dr. rer. nat. Melanie Haffner-Luntzer

Molecular Medicine Scientist
Group head of bone
regeneration

Tel: +49 731 500-55329
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail
Publications (Orcid)
Publications (Publons)

Scientific staff

Dr. rer. nat. Verena Fischer

Nutritional scientist
Bone biology

Tel.: +49 731 500-55324
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail

Dr. biol. hum. Fabio Galbusera

Biomedical Engineer

Computational Engineering
Spine biomechanics

Tel: +49 731 500-55342
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail
Publications

Dr. biol. hum. René Jonas

Mechanical Engineer

Spine Biomechanics

Tel.: +49 731 500-55349
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail
 

Dr. biol. hum. Christian Liebsch

Biomedical Engineer

Spine biomechanics

Tel.: +49 731 500-55325
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail

Dr. rer. nat. Astrid Liedert

Biologist
Bone biology
Fracture healing

Tel.: +49 731 500-55333
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail

 

Dr. biol. hum. Cornelia Neidlinger-Wilke

Biologist

Biology of spinal disc

Tel.: +49 731 500-55319
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail
Publications

Dr. biol. hum. Frank Niemeyer

Computer Scientist

Computational engineering
Spine biomechanics

Tel.: +49 731 500-55326
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail

Dr. biol. hum. Benedikt Schlager

Aerospace Engineer

Spine biomechanics

Tel.: +49 731 500-55349
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
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Dr. biol. hum. Andreas Martin Seitz

Biomedical Engineer

Joint Biomechanics

Tel.: +49 731 500-55312
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail
Publications

Graciosa Quelhas Teixeira PhD biomed. sci.

Biomedical engineer

Biology of spinal disc

Tel.: +49 731 500-55324
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail

Dr. biol. hum. Daniela Warnecke

Biomedical Engineer
Joint biomechanics
Tribology

Tel.: +49 731 500-55326
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail

 

Graduate students

Kristin Hauff M.Sc.

Molecular Biomedical Scientist
Fracture Healing

Tel.: +49 731 500-55325
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail
 

Jan Jansen M.Sc.

Biomedical Engineer

Spine biomechanics

Tel.: +49 731 500-55352
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail
 

Benjamin Krüger

Veterinary surgeon
Bone biology

Tel.: +49 731 500-55348
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail

 

Deniz Ragipoglu M.Sc.

Bioengineer
Fracture Healing

Tel.: +49 731 500-55325
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail

Jan-Moritz Ramge M.Sc.

Molecular and Translational Neuroscientist
Bone biology

Phone: +49 731 500-55328
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-Mail

Lena Schröter

Veterinary surgeon
Biomaterials

Tel.: +49 731 500-55348
Fax: +49 731 500-55348

E-mail

 

Jonas Schwer M. Sc.

Computational Scientist
Joint Biomechanics

Tel.: +49 731 500-55329
Fax: +49 731 500-55302

E-mail

 

Lena Steppe M.Sc.

Biochemist
Bone biology

Tel.: +49 731 500-55351
Fax: +49 731 500-55302

E-mail

 

Matthias Sukopp M.Sc.

Biomedical engineer

Joint biomechanics

Tel.: +49 731 500-55352
Fax: +49 731 500-55302

E-mail

 

Miriam Tschaffon M. Sc.

Biologist
Fracture healing

Tel.: +49 731 500-55351
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail
 

Morten Vogt M.Sc.

Biomedical Engineer

Spine Biomechanics

Tel.: +49 731 500-55328
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail
 

Jasmin Wehrstein M.Sc.

Pharmaceutical Biotechnologist
Fracture healing

Tel.: +49 731 500-55312
Fax: +49 731 500-55302

E-mail

 

Laura Zengerle M.Sc.

Mechatronics Engineer

Spine biomechanics

Tel.: +49 731 500-55326
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail

Guest scientists

Youping Tao MMed

An Hui Medical University (China)

cand. med.
Spine Biomechanics

Tel.: +49 731 500-55330
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
 

Technical staff

Yasemin Aydogdu

Technical Assistent

Histology

Tel.: +49 731 500-55344
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail
 

Iris Baum

Technical Assistent
Cell biology
Molecular biology

Tel.: +49 731 500-55323
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E-mail

Tugce Demiral M.Sc.

Materials scientist
Joint Biomechanics

Tel.: +49 731 500-55328
Fax: +49 731 500-55302

 

Kristina Diepold

Technical Assistent
Histology

Tel.: +49 731 500-55344
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail

Bettina Herde

Technical Assistant
Molecular biology
Cell lab

Tel.: +49 731 500-55323
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Patrizia Horny

Technical Assistant

Measuring technique
Material testing
Graphik designer

Tel.: +49 731 500-55327
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail
 

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Werner Ohmayer

Mechatronic engineer
Quality management
IT administration

Tel.: +49 731 500-55311
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E-mail

Angelika Reindl

Med. Documentation Assistant
Secretary of the institute  

Tel.: +49 731 500-55301
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E-mail

Brigitte Siegel

Medical Documentalist

Library
Secretary of the institute

Tel.: +49 731 500-55311
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E-mail

Marion Tomo

Technical Assistant
Histology

Tel.: +49 731 500-55304
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail
 

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Karin Werner

Biomedical Engineer
Spine biomechanics 

Tel.: +49 731 500-55318
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail

 

Students

Nour Azmy

Bachelor student
Joint Biomechanics

Tel.: +49 731 500-55314
Fax: +49 731 500-55302

Robert Demmelmaier

cand. med.
Spine Biomechanics

Johanna Diedrich

cand. med.
Bone biology

Tel.: +49 731 500-55314
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
 

Sophie Dittberner

cand. med.
Joint biomechanics

 

Andreas Ekkerlein

cand. med. 
Biology of spinal disc

Tel.: +49 731 500-55306
Fax: +49 731 500-55302

 

Maresa Großkinsky

cand. med.
Spine biomechanics

Tel.: +49 731 500-55307
Fax: +49 731 500-55302


 

Lara Gutjahr B.Sc.

Master thesis
Fracture healing

Tel.: +49 731 500-55314
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
 

Yasmin Haufe

Internship
Joint Biomechanics

Tel.: +49 731 500-55313
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
 

Yana Höpfner

Bachelor thesis
Biology of Intervertebral Discs

Tel.: +49 731 500-55314
Fax: +49 731 500-55302
 

Theresia Hofmann 

cand. med.
Spine Biomechanics

Larissa Kruck

cand. med.
Joint Biomechanics

 

Mara Kugel

cand. med.
Joint biomechanics

Felix Osthaus 

cand. med.
Joint biomechanics

 

Carlos Pankratz 

cand. med.
Bone biology

 

Nikolai Renz 

cand. med.
Bone biology

 

Timo Theurer

Internship
Joint biomechanics

Tel.: +49 731 500-55306
Fax.: +49 731 500-55302

Lisa Tiesler

Internship
Spine Biomechanics

Tel.: +49 731 500-55307
Fax: +49 731 500-55302

 

Markus Vlcek 

cand. med.
Spine Biomechanics
 

Jacqueline Voigtmann

cand. med.
Spine Biomechanics

Tel.: +49 731 500-55307
Fax: +49 731 500-55302

 

Lena Zöllner 

cand. med.
Spine Biomechanics

Tel.: +49 731 500-55314
Fax: +49 731 500-55302