Board of Directors

Univ. Prof. Dr. Anita Ignatius

Institute Director

Group head of bone biology and fracture healing

Veterinary

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

Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Wilke

Associate Director

Group head of spine biomechanics

Mechanical Engineer

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

apl. Prof. Dr. Melanie Haffner-Luntzer

Group head of bone
regeneration

Molecular Medicine Scientist

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

Dr. biol. hum. Andreas Martin Seitz

Group head of joint biomechanics

Biomedical Engineer

Tel.: +49 731 500-55333
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E-mail
Publications

Scientific staff

Dr. rer. nat. Mubashir Ahmad

Biochemist

Bone biology and fracture healing

Tel.: +49 731 500-55326
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E-Mail

Dr. rer. nat. Verena Fischer

Nutritional scientist
Bone biology

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E-mail

Dr. biol. hum. Christian Liebsch

Biomedical Engineer

Spine biomechanics

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E-mail

Publications (ORCID)
Publications (Publons)

Dr. biol. hum. Cornelia Neidlinger-Wilke

Biologist

Biology of spinal disc

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E-mail
Publications

Dr. biol. hum. Benedikt Schlager

Aerospace Engineer

Spine biomechanics

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E-mail

Dr. rer. nat. Astrid Schoppa

Biologist
Bone biology
Fracture healing

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E-Mail​​​​​​​

Dr. biol. hum. Youping Tao

Spine Biomechanics

Tel.: +49 731 500-55330
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Graciosa Quelhas Teixeira PhD biomed. sci.

Biomedical engineer

Biology of spinal disc and joint biomechanics

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

Publications (ORCID)
Publications (Publons)

Graduate students

Jasmin Bülow M.Sc.

Pharmaceutical Biotechnologist
Fracture healing

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

E-mail

 

Luisa de Roy M.Sc.

Biomedical Engineer
Joint biomechanics

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E-mail

Jan Jansen M.Sc.

Biomedical Engineer

Spine biomechanics

Tel.: +49 731 500-55352
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E-mail
 

Benjamin Krüger

Veterinary surgeon
Bone biology

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

 

Oliver Küppers M.Sc.

Bioanalyt. chemistry & pharmac. analysis
Fracture healing

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

Jan-Moritz Ramge M.Sc.

Molecular and Translational Neuroscientist
Bone biology

Phone: +49 731 500-55328
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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.: +49 731 500-55326
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E-mail

 

Lena Steppe M.Sc.

Biochemist
Bone regeneration

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

E-mail

 

Matthias Sukopp M.Sc.

Biomedical engineer

Joint biomechanics

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

E-mail

 

Miriam Tschaffon-Müller M. Sc.

Biologist
Bone regeneration

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E-mail
 

Morten Vogt M.Sc.

Biomedical Engineer

Spine Biomechanics

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

Professors Emeritus

apl. Prof. Dr. Lutz Dürselen

Technical and administrative staff

Iris Baum

Technical Assistent
Cell biology
Molecular biology

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

Andrea Böhmler

Technical Assistant
Histology

Tel.: +49 731 500-55304
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Bettina Herde

Technical Assistant
Molecular biology
Cell lab

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

Tina Hieber B.Sc.

Technical Assistant
Histology

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E-Mail
 

Patrizia Horny

Technical Assistant

Measuring technique
Material testing
Graphik designer

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E-mail
 

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Werner Ohmayer

Mechatronic engineer
Quality management
IT administration

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E-mail

Dr. Justyna Pawlak-Wurster

Technical Assistant
Cell biology
Molecular biology

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Angelika Reindl

Med. Documentation Assistant
Assistant of the institute's director  

Tel.: +49 731 500-55301
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E-mail secretariat
E-mail to A. Reindl

Brigitte Siegel

Medical Documentalist

Library
Secretary of the institute

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Fax: +49 731 500-55302
E-mail secretariat
E-mail to B. Siegel

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Karin Werner

Biomedical Engineer
Spine biomechanics 

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

 

Students

David Arff

cand. med.
Biology of spinal disc

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

 

Deborah Berger

cand. med.
Spine Biomechanics

 

Robert Demmelmaier

cand. med.
Spine Biomechanics

Lilli Čada

Student assistant
Spine Biomechanics

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

Sophie Dittberner

cand. med.
Joint biomechanics

 

Kerstin Eichhorn

cand. med.
Joint biomechanics

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

Andreas Ekkerlein

cand. med. 
Biology of spinal disc

 

 

Julian Frey

cand. med.
Joint biomechanics

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

Alina Gangel-Ganesch

Internship
Spine biomechanics

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

 

 

Ann-Kathrin Greiner-Perth B.Eng.

Master thesis
Spine biomechanics

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

Maresa Großkinsky

cand. med.
Spine biomechanics

 

Theresia Hofmann 

cand. med.
Spine Biomechanics

Julia Kräutler

cand. med.
Biology of spinal disc

 

Melanie Kuhn

cand. med.
Bone regeneration

 

 

Luisa Russ

cand. med.
Spine biomechanics

 

Franziska Widmayer

Internship and bachelor thesis
Biology of spinal disc

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