Dr. med. Maximilian BeimlerComputer-assisted Image-based Interventions
Maximilian Beimler graduated 2014 from his medical study at the Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich. In 2015, he finished his doctorate with magna cum laude at the University Hospital Munich/ Department of Anesthesiology. Since 2014, he works as a resident at the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology at Leipzig University Hospital. In April 2016, he joined the research team 'Noninvasive Image-guided Interventions' of Prof. Andreas Melzer to work as research fellow on the establishment of the MR-HIFU (Magnetic Resonance-guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) - technology at Leipzig University Hospital.
Johann BergerComputer-assisted Image-based Interventions - SonoRay
Johann Berger studied Computer Science at the Leipzig University and graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor's degree. He joined ICCAS in 2014 as a student co-worker and finished his Master's degree in 2016. In his studies he mainly focused on visualization methods in the clinical field and on medical computer science. He joined the research group SonoRay In February 2016.E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Richard BieckModel-based Automation and Integration - BIOPASS
Richard Bieck studied Biomedical Engineering with a focus on biomechatronics in the bachelor degree at the Technical University of Ilmenau and graduated in 2012. He then studied Biomedical Engineering in a consecutive masters programm at the University of Rostock. His areas of specialization were medical image processing, implant technology and biomechanics. During his studies he worked as a research assistant at the Biomechanics and Implant Technology Research Laboratory (ForBioMit) of the University Medical Center Rostock in the working groups numerical simulations and biomechanics. After his graduation in 2014 he joined the ICCAS as a research associate in the research group “Model Based Automation and Integration”.
Klemens BirnbaumGuest researcher - Model-based Automation and Integration
Klemens Birnbaum studied Electrical Engineering and Information Technology with a focus on Communication Systems and Biosignal processing at the Leipzig University of Applied Sciences. He graduated in 2015 and joined the research group OncoControl in May 2015.
Dr. Claire ChalopinMultimodal Intraoperative Imaging - group leader
I received my PhD degree in 2000 in Medical Imaging from the University of Lyon, France. My dissertation topic was on the automatic labelling of the coronary arteries in X-ray angiography and based on a 3D topological model. Then, I worked as Research Follow on the segmentation of focal brain lesions at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig, Germany.
Mario CypkoDigital Patient- and Process Model
Mario Cypko studied Computer Science at the Freie Universität of Berlin, Germany. During his studies he already worked for ICCAS as a student assistant and graduated in 2013 with his major in medical informatics. Directly after his study, Mario Cypko joined the ICCAS institute in the group Digital Patient Model (DPM).
Reinhard FuchsModel-based Automation and Integration - BIOPASS
Stefan FrankeModel-based Automation and Integration - BIOPASS and Digital Patient-and Process Model
Stefan Franke studied Computer Science at the University of Leipzig and graduated in 2010. He joined ICCAS as student co-worker in 2005 and is now research fellow in the group Model-based Automation and Integration (MAI).
Jan GaebelDigital Patient- and Process Model
Jan Gaebel studied Computer Science at the Leipzig University, where he graduated in 2013 with his Master’s degree in Medical Informatics. He joined the research group Digital Patient Model (DPM) in February 2014.
Bernhard GlaserEmployee June 2011 - May 2016 and guest researcher Model-based Automation and Integration
Bernhard Glaser studied Computer Science at the University of Karlsruhe (KIT) and graduated in 2007. After three years as a freelancing software developer and project manager in the medical billing and hygiene software sector, he joined how to organize GmbH in Berlin, a subsidiary of the internationally active medical technology manufacturer Karl Storz, where he worked as a project and product manager.
Dr. Frank HeckelGuest researcher - Model-based Automation and Integration
Shaonan HuGuest researcher - Computer-assisted Image-based Interventions
Conny KöhlerMultimodal Intraoperative Imaging - imaging in dentistry
Dr. Lisa LandgrafComputer-assisted Image-based Interventions - SonoRay
Dr. Lisa Landgraf received her diploma in Biology at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena in 2011, and finished her PhD degree at the Faculty of Medicine in 2015. Her research work during the doctoral thesis focused on interactions of newly designed Au@Fe3O4 Janus nanoparticles with cells and proteins of the blood system by using in vitro as well as in vivo test systems. She is part of the SONORAY project since January 2017, which investigates the effects of focused ultrasound (FUS) combined with radiation therapy (RT) as a treatment of tumors.
Marianne MaktabiMultimodal Intraoperative Imaging - SPIN
Marianne Maktabi studied Electrical Engineering and Information Technology with a focus on Biomedical Engineering at the Ilmenau University of Technology and graduated in 2008. After two years as planning engineer for hospitals and laboratories at IFG in Leipzig, she worked as a development engineer for a medical device at the inotec FEGmbH in Markkleeberg. In 2013 she joined ICCAS as a research associate in the research group “EVENTOR”.
Elisee Ilunga MbuyambaGuest researcher - Multimodal Intraoperative Imaging
Elisee Ilunga Mbuyamba received the B.A. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Institut Supérieur de Techniques Appliquées (ISTA, Kinshasa, DR Congo) in 2006. Then, he obtained his diploma (M.Sc.) degree in Electrical Engineering (Instrumentation and Digital Systems) from the Universidad de Guanajuato in 2014. Currently, he is a Ph.D. student at the same University and he is doing his research on brain tumor tissue segmentation in multimodal images in the Multimodal Intraoperative Imaging research group at ICCAS. His research interests include pattern recognition and medical image processing.E-Mail: email@example.com
Juliana Teresa MelaschGuest researcher - Computer-assisted Image-based Interventions
Juliana Melasch graduated 2013 from her medical study at Leipzig University. In 2014 and 2015, she worked on her doctorate at the University Hospital Leipzig/ Department of Nuclear Medicine in cooperation with the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences. In June 2016, she joined the research team ‘Noninvasive Image-guided Interventions’ of Prof. Andreas Melzer to work as a research fellow on the establishment of the Magnetic Resonance-guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (MR-HIFU) – technology at Leipzig University Hospital.
Juliane MüllerDigital Patient- and Process Model
In her Bachelor’s Juliane Müller studied Information Technology in a cooperative study program with the German Aerospace Center (DLR). Right after graduating in 2013, Juliane Müller started studying Computer Science with a minor in medicine at the Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany, where she graduated in 2016. Here, she spent a semester at Linköping University, Sweden. Juliane Müller joined the ICCAS institute in the group Digital Patient Model (DPM) in February 2017.E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Juliane NeumannModel-based Automationn and Integration - OntoMedRisk
Juliane Neumann studied Computer science with focus on medical informatics at the University of Leipzig and graduated in 2014. During her study she already worked for ICCAS as a student assistant and additionally in the domain of analysis and optimization of medical processes. In October 2014 she joined the research group Model-based Automation and Integration (MAI).
Prof. Dr. Thomas NeumuthICCAS Vice Director and group leader Model-based Automation and Integration
Thomas Neumuth is vice director of the Innovation Center Computer Assisted Surgery (ICCAS) at the Medical Faculty of the Universität Leipzig, Germany, and scientific director of the research group “Model-based automation and integration”. He is heading research groups at Medical and Computer Science Faculties in Germany since 2008. Since 2011, he is the scientific director of the research group “Model-based automation and integration” at the Universität Leipzig. Since 2015 he is vice director of ICCAS.
PD Dr.-Ing. Steffen Oeltze-JafraDigital Patient- and Process Model - group leader
Steffen Oeltze-Jafra received his diploma (M.Sc.) degree in computational visualistics from the University of Magdeburg (UoM), Germany in 2004. In 2010, he received his Ph.D. in computer science and in 2016, he was awarded the habilitation (venia legendi) in computer science from the same university. Since July 2016, he has been the head of the research group ‘Digital Patient and Process Model’ at ICCAS.
Dr. Ina PattiesComputer-assisted Image-based Interventions - SonoRay
Ina Patties studied Biology at the Leipzig University where she graduated with a diploma in 2004. She finished her scientific dissertation in 2013. Thereby, her doctoral theses addressed the effects of ionizing radiation combined with epigenetic drugs on medulloblastoma cells. Her main research area focuses on experimental radiation therapy and clinical radiation biology including the effects of multimodal treatments on tumor and normal cells. In October 2016, she joined the SonoRay project which aims to enhance tumor therapy by combination of focused ultrasound with ionizing radiation.
PD Dr. med. habil. Andreas ReskeGuest researcher and group leader - Life Support Systems
Andreas Reske is the Director of the Centre for Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Analgesic Therapy at the Heinrich Braun Klinikum in Zwickau since September 2016. He was Consultant at the Department for Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine at Leipzig University Hospital from 2011-2016. He studied medicine at University of Leipzig Medical School. Afterwards he specialized in the fields of Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine. Since 2010, he is lecturer in these three disciplines. In 2012, he received his habilitation from the Faculty of Medicine at Universität Leipzig. His scientific focus is pathophysiology, monitoring and treatment of acute respiratory failure and ARDS, functional quantitative monitoring of lung function during mechanical ventilation and acute respiratory failure, development of radiation-free multiparameter imaging approaches for the lung and regional anesthesiology.E-Mail: email@example.com
Max RockstrohModel-based Automation and Integration - BIOPASS and Digital Patient-and Process Model
Max Rockstroh studied Computer Science with a focus on medical informatics at the University of Leipzig and graduated in 2012. The main topics were computer assisted surgery and management of hospital information systems. During his studies he worked as an research assistant in the working groups standards (STD) and model-based automation and integration (MAI) within the ICCAS.
Dr. Sandra von SachsenGuest researcher - project acquisition in the fields of Vascular Medicine and Spinal Surgery
Sandra von Sachsen (nee as Scherer) received her diploma in Media Informatics at the University of Applied Sciences Berlin (Germany) and her Master degree in Multimedia at the University of La Rochelle (France) in 2004. She received her Doctor of Medical Sciences in 2015 at the University of Leipzig, Faculty of Medicine. Topic of the doctoral thesis: Use of numerical simulations for the comparison of stent grafts in endovascular medicine – potential of use, requirement specification and man-machine interface.
Dr. Peter SalzLife Support Systems
Peter Salz studied Computer Science with a focus on Visualization, Image Processing and Software Engineering. He graduated from the University of Kaiserslautern in 2011 and joined the International Research Training Group (IRTG 1138) of Prof. Hans Hagen in Kaiserslautern as a doctoral candidate. He spent several research visits at the SCI Institute in Salt Lake City, USA, and received his doctoral degree in 2014 from the University of Kaiserslautern for his research on patient-specific 3D models for Electrical Impedance Tomography. After being a PostDoc in Prof. Hagen’s group until 2016, Peter Salz joined the Life Support Systems Group in 2017 as deputy.E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Christoph SeifertModel-based Automation and Integration - BIOPASS
Christopher SchottDigital Patient- and Process Model
Erik SchreiberDigital Patient- and Process Model
Erik Schreiber already worked for ICCAS as a student assistant since 2011. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science at the Leipzig University in 2012 and graduated with his Master’s degree in Medical Informatics in 2014. He joined the research group ‘Standards’ in February 2014.
Michael UngerComputer-assisted Image-based Interventions - SonoRay
PD Dr.-Ing. Thomas WittenbergGuest researcher - Computer-assisted Image-based Interventions
PD Dr.-Ing. Thomas Wittenberg is a guest researcher from the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS, Erlangen. There, he is the chief scientist of the Image Processing and Medical Engineering Department and the Group Manager of „Biomedical Research“.E-Mail: email@example.com
Hans-Georg WuDigital Patient- and Process Model
Dr. Doudou XuComputer-assisted Image-based Interventions - SonoRay
Dr. Doudou Xu obtained her BSc degree in Bioengineering at Chongqing University of Technology in 2007, and finished both of her MSc degree and PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering at University of Dundee in 2009 and 2014, respectively. Her research work was focused on establishment of cell culture models of human cancer cell lines, in response to encapsulated anti-cancer drugs by novel nano-carriers, and to use MR-guided focused ultrasound to mediate drug targeted delivery. Dr. Xu joined SONORAY project in ICCAS since October 2016. The project aims to combine therapeutic focused ultrasound (FUS) and radiation therapy (RT) to treat malignant solid tumors and tumor metastases.
Xinrui ZhangGuest researcher - Computer-assisted Image-based Interventions
Xinrui Zhang received her BSc degree in Pharmaceutical Engineering in 2012 and MSc degree in Microbial and Biochemical Pharmacy in 2015 at Chongqing University of Technology (China). She joined ICCAS as a research associate in December 2015 and started to work for SONORAY since October 2016. Her research work is focused on the bio-effects of focused ultrasound combined with radiation therapy on Glioblastoma cell lines.E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org