Dr. med. Maximilian BeimlerNII
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.
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 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 ChalopinDIRTH
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 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).
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 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.
Dr. Frank HeckelGuest researcher from Fraunhofer MEVIS - MAI
Dr. Lisa LandgrafSONORAY
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 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”.
Juliana Teresa MelaschNII
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 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).
PD Dr.-Ing. Steffen Oeltze-JafraGroup leader DPM
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.
Prof. Dr. Thomas NeumuthICCAS Vice Director and Scientific Director MAI
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Sandra von SachsenProject acquisition in the field 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. Doudou XuSONORAY
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.