Board of Directors

Univ. Prof. Dr. Anita Ignatius

Institute Director

Group head of bone biology and fracture healing

Veterinary

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Publications

Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Wilke

Associate Director

Group head of spine biomechanics

Mechanical Engineer

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Publications

PD Dr. rer. nat. Melanie Haffner-Luntzer

Group head of bone
regeneration

Molecular Medicine Scientist

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Publications (Orcid)
Publications (Publons)

Dr. biol. hum. Andreas Martin Seitz

Group head of joint biomechanics

Biomedical Engineer

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Publications

Scientific staff

Dr. rer. nat. Verena Fischer

Nutritional scientist
Bone biology

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Dr. biol. hum. Fabio Galbusera

Biomedical Engineer

Computational Engineering
Spine biomechanics

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Publications

Dr. biol. hum. René Jonas

Mechanical Engineer

Spine Biomechanics

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Dr. biol. hum. Christian Liebsch

Biomedical Engineer

Spine biomechanics

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Dr. rer. nat. Astrid Liedert

Biologist
Bone biology
Fracture healing

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Dr. biol. hum. Cornelia Neidlinger-Wilke

Biologist

Biology of spinal disc

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Publications

Dr. biol. hum. Frank Niemeyer

Computer Scientist

Computational engineering
Spine biomechanics

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Dr. biol. hum. Benedikt Schlager

Aerospace Engineer

Spine biomechanics

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Graciosa Quelhas Teixeira PhD biomed. sci.

Biomedical engineer

Biology of spinal disc

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Publications (ORCID)
Publications (Publons)

Dr. biol. hum. Daniela Warnecke

Biomedical Engineer
Joint biomechanics
Tribology

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Graduate students

Luisa de Roy M.Sc.

Biomedical Engineer
Joint biomechanics

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Kristin Hauff M.Sc.

Molecular Biomedical Scientist
Fracture Healing

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Jan Jansen M.Sc.

Biomedical Engineer

Spine biomechanics

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Benjamin Krüger

Veterinary surgeon
Bone biology

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Oliver Küppers M.Sc.

Bioanalyt. chemistry & pharmac. analysis
Fracture healing

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Deniz Ragipoglu M.Sc.

Bioengineer
Fracture Healing

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Jan-Moritz Ramge M.Sc.

Molecular and Translational Neuroscientist
Bone biology

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Lena Schröter

Veterinary surgeon
Biomaterials

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Jonas Schwer M. Sc.

Computational Scientist
Joint Biomechanics

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Lena Steppe M.Sc.

Biochemist
Bone regeneration

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Matthias Sukopp M.Sc.

Biomedical engineer

Joint biomechanics

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Miriam Tschaffon M. Sc.

Biologist
Bone regeneration

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Morten Vogt M.Sc.

Biomedical Engineer

Spine Biomechanics

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Jasmin Wehrstein M.Sc.

Pharmaceutical Biotechnologist
Fracture healing

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E-mail

 

Laura Zengerle M.Sc.

Mechatronics Engineer

Spine biomechanics

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Professors Emeritus

apl. Prof. Dr. Lutz Dürselen

Guest scientists

Youping Tao MMed

An Hui Medical University (China)

cand. med.
Spine Biomechanics

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Technical staff

Yasemin Aydogdu

Technical Assistent

Histology

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Iris Baum

Technical Assistent
Cell biology
Molecular biology

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Andrea Böhmler

Technical Assistant
Histology

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Bettina Herde

Technical Assistant
Molecular biology
Cell lab

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Patrizia Horny

Technical Assistant

Measuring technique
Material testing
Graphik designer

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Kristina Karremann

Technical Assistent
Histology

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Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Werner Ohmayer

Mechatronic engineer
Quality management
IT administration

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Angelika Reindl

Med. Documentation Assistant
Secretary of the institute  

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Brigitte Siegel

Medical Documentalist

Library
Secretary of the institute

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Marion Tomo

Technical Assistant
Histology

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Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Karin Werner

Biomedical Engineer
Spine biomechanics 

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Students

Robert Demmelmaier

cand. med.
Spine Biomechanics

Johanna Diedrich

cand. med.
Bone biology

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Sophie Dittberner

cand. med.
Joint biomechanics

 

Andreas Ekkerlein

cand. med. 
Biology of spinal disc

 

 

Hannah Frey

Bachelor thesis
Joint Biomechanics

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Maresa Großkinsky

cand. med.
Spine biomechanics

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Yana Höpfner

Student assistant
Biology of Intervertebral Discs

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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

 

Leticia Straub

Student assistant
Joint biomechanics

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Timo Theurer

Student assistant
Joint biomechanics

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Markus Vlcek 

cand. med.
Spine Biomechanics
 

Annika Zanker

Bachelor thesis
Spine Biomechanics

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Msgana Zemui B.Sc.

Master student
Bone regeneration

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Lena Zöllner 

cand. med.
Spine Biomechanics

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