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. Mubashir Ahmad

Biochemist

Bone biology and fracture healing

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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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Publications (ORCID)
Publications (Publons)

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. 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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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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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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Tina Hieber

Technical Assistant
Histology

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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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Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Karin Werner

Biomedical Engineer
Spine biomechanics 

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Students

Aya Akrah

Internship
Spine Biomechanics

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Deborah Berger

cand. med.
Spine Biomechanics

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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

 

 

Maresa Großkinsky

cand. med.
Spine biomechanics

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Theresia Hofmann 

cand. med.
Spine Biomechanics

Julia Kräutler

cand. med.
Biology of sinal disc

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Larissa Kruck

cand. med.
Joint Biomechanics

 

Mara Kugel

cand. med.
Joint biomechanics

Melanie Kuhn

cand. med.
Bone regeneration

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Felix Osthaus 

cand. med.
Joint biomechanics

 

Oihana Piquet

Internship
Joint Biomechanics

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Nikolai Renz 

cand. med.
Bone biology

 

Luisa Russ

cand. med.
Spine biomechanics

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Markus Vlcek 

cand. med.
Spine Biomechanics
 

Msgana Zemui B.Sc.

Master student
Bone regeneration

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Lena Zöllner 

cand. med.
Spine Biomechanics

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