Contact persons

Fraunhofer ITEM has pooled the competencies from its various divisions in three business areas: Drug Development, Chemical Safety and Assessment, and Translational Biomedical Engineering. Another focus is on personalized tumor therapy, a subject area that is being explored by the scientists of the corresponding Regensburg-based division of Fraunhofer ITEM. Below please find our contacts for the different research areas and services offered. Please do not hesitate to contact these persons directly.

Institute management

Norbert Krug

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Prof. Dr. Norbert Krug

Institute Director

Phone 0511-5350-8100

Elisa Reder

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Elisa Reder

Assistant to the institute management

Phone +49 511 5350-8102

Yvonne  Höbel

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Yvonne Höbel

Assistant to the institute management

Phone +49 511 5350-120

Jacquelin Weidenkeller

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Jacquelin Weidenkeller

Assistant to the institute management

Phone +49 511 5350-8110

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Chemical Safety and Toxicology

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Annette Bitsch

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Dr. Annette Bitsch

Division Director Chemical Safety and Toxicology

Phone +49 511 5350-302

Annette Bitsch

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Dr. Annette Bitsch

Head of Department of Bioinformatics

Phone +49 511 5350-302

Gustav Bruer

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Dr. Gustav Bruer

Head of Department of Inhalation Toxicology

Phone +49 511 5350-521

Sylvia Escher

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Dr. Sylvia Escher

Head of Department of In-silico Toxicology

Phone +49 511 5350-330

Tanja Hansen

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Dr. Tanja Hansen

Head of Department of Mechanistic Toxicology

Phone +49 511 5350-226

Sven Schuchardt

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Dr. Sven Schuchardt

Head of Department of Bio- and Environmental Analytics

Phone +49 511 5350-218

Katharina Schwarz

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Dr.-Ing. Katharina Schwarz

Head of Department of Aerosol Technology and Biophysics

Phone +49 511 5350-139

Ariane Zwintscher

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Ariane Zwintscher

Head of Department of Regulatory Affairs

Phone +49 511 5350-312

Tanja Hansen

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Dr. Tanja Hansen

Manager of the Working Group In-vitro-Testsysteme

Phone +49 511 5350-226

Rupert Kellner

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Dr. Rupert Kellner

Manager of the Working Group on Databases and Information Systems

Phone +49 511 5350-106

Christina Ziemann

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Dr. Christina Ziemann

Manager of the Working Group on Genetic Toxicology

Phone +49 511 5350-203

Ariane Zwintscher

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Ariane Zwintscher

Manager of the Working Group on Biocides

Phone +49 511 5350-312

Ariane Zwintscher

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Ariane Zwintscher

Manager of the Working Group on REACH

Phone +49 511 5350-312

Sebastian Konzok

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Dr. Sebastian Konzok

Business Development for Preclinical Pharmacology, Chemical Safety and Toxicology

Phone +49 172 410 7965

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

  

Claudius Seitz

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Dr.-Ing. Claudius Seitz

Manager of the Working Group on Microbial Cultivation

Phone +49 531 6181-6347

Stefanie Hebecker

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Dr. Stefanie Hebecker

Manager of the Working Group on Downstream Processing

Phone +49 531 6181-6402

Katrin Rimkus

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Katrin Rimkus

Head of Quality Unit

Phone +49 531 6181-6200

Katrin Rimkus

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Katrin Rimkus

Manager of the Working Group on Quality Assurance

Phone +49 531 6181-6200

Philipp Koch

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Philipp Koch

Manager of the Working Group on Quality Control

Preclinical Pharmacology and Toxicology

  

Armin Braun

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Prof. Dr. Armin Braun

Division Director of Preclinical Pharmacology and Toxicology

Phone +49 511 5350-263

Dirk Schaudien Ph.D.

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Dirk Schaudien Ph.D.

Head of Department of Pathology and Clinical Chemistry

Phone +49 511 5350-324

Katherina Sewald

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Dr. Katherina Sewald

Head of Department of Preclinical Pharmacology and In-vitro Toxicology

Phone +49 511 5350-323

Dorothee Winterberg

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Dr. Dorothee Winterberg

Head of Department of Preclinical Toxicology and Animal Laboratory

Phone +49 511 5350-200

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Annika Bach-Hagemann

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Annika Bach-Hagemann

Manager of the Working Group Animal Laboratory

Phone +49 511 5350-423

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Franziska Dahlmann

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Dr. Franziska Dahlmann

Manager of Infection and Immunology Research Group

Phone +49 511 5350-416

Christina Hesse

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Dr. Christina Hesse

Manager of the Working Group on Respiratory Pharmacology

Phone +49 511 5350-421

Dorothee Winterberg

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Dr. Dorothee Winterberg

Manager of the Working Group on Preclinical Toxikology

Phone +49 511 5350-200

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Sebastian Konzok

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Dr. Sebastian Konzok

Business Development for Preclinical Pharmacology, Chemical Safety and Toxicology

Phone +49 172 410 7965

Airway Research

  

Jens Hohlfeld

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Prof. Dr. Jens Hohlfeld

Division Director of Airway Research

Phone +49 511 5350-8101

Philipp Badorrek

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Dr. Philipp Badorrek

Head of Department of Clinical Airway Research

Phone +49 511 5350-8130

Meike Müller

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Dr. Meike Müller

Head of Department of Biomarker Analytics and Development

Phone +49 511 5350-8144

Antje Prasse

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Prof. Dr. Antje Prasse

Head of Department of Clinical and Translational Research on Pulmonary Fibrosis

Phone +49 511 5350-8151

Jonas Schupp

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Jonas Schupp

Manager of the Working Group on Translational Pulmonary Precision Medicine

Karine Danielyan, MBA

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Karine Danielyan, MBA

Business Development for Airway Research

Phone +49 511 5350-8327

Cardiovascular Research

  

Norbert Krug

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Prof. Dr. Norbert Krug

Division Director of Cardiovascular Research

Phone 0511-5350-8100

Christian Bär

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Prof. Dr. Christian Bär

Manager of the Working Group on Regenerative Cardiology

Phone +49 511 5350-120

Jan  Fiedler

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Priv.-Doz. Dr. Jan Fiedler

Manager of the Working Group on Cardiovascular Research

Phone +49 511 5350-755

Personalized Tumor Therapy

  

Christoph Andreas Klein

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Prof. Dr. Christoph Andreas Klein

Division Director of Personalized Tumor Therapy

Phone +49 941 298480-55

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Bernhard Michael Polzer

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Dr. Bernhard Michael Polzer

Manager of the Working Group on Cellular and Molecular Diagnostics

Tobias Pukrop

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Prof. Dr. Tobias Pukrop

Manager of the Working Group on Clinical Oncology

Phone +49 941 944-5340

Stefan Kirsch

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Dr. Stefan Kirsch

Manager of the Working Group on Innovative Molecular Technologies and Biomarker Discovery

Christian Werno

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Dr. Christian Werno

Manager of the Working Group on Preclinical Therapy Models

Andrea Stutz

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Dr. Andrea Stutz

Manager of the Working Group on High-Throughput Drug and Target Discovery

Martin Hoffmann

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Dr. Martin Hoffmann

Manager of the Working Group on Mathematical Disease Modeling

Phone +49 941 298480-28

Jens  Warfsmann

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Dr. Jens Warfsmann

Manager of the Working Group on Bioinformatics and Data Management

Phone +49 941 298480-28

Christopher Jakobs

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Dr. Christopher Jakobs

Business Development for Personalized Tumor Therapy

Phone +49 152 28220636

Translational Biomedical Engineering

  

Gerhard Pohlmann

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Dr. Gerhard Pohlmann

Division Director of Translational Biomedical Engineering

Phone +49 511 5350-116

Theodor Doll

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Theodor Doll

Head of Department of Implant Systems

Phone +49 511 5350-248

Theodor Doll

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Theodor Doll

Head of Department of Regulatory Processes and Documentation (ISO 13485)

Phone +49 511 5350-248

Gerhard Pohlmann

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Dr. Gerhard Pohlmann

Head of Department of Inhalation Therapy

Phone +49 511 5350-116

Gerhard Pohlmann

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Dr. Gerhard Pohlmann

Manager of the Working Group on Medical Aerosols

Phone +49 511 5350-116

Mehmet Ramazanoglu

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Mehmet Ramazanoglu

Manager of the Working Group on Inhalation Technology

Phone +49 511 5350-448

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Patricia Mattis

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Patricia Mattis

Business Development for Translational Biomedical Engineering

Phone +49 511 5350-119

Fraunhofer Attract Groups


Lena Wiese

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Prof. Dr. Lena Wiese

Head of Attract Group Bioinformatics “IDA – intelligent data analysis for good health and chemical safety“

Phone +49 511 5350-303

Nico Lachmann

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Prof. Dr. Nico Lachmann

Head of Attract Group “IMMUNITY – designer cells: novel immune cell platforms for health research”

Phone +49 511 5350 380

Quality Assurance


Jens Gerdelmann

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Dr. Jens Gerdelmann

Head of Quality Assurance at the Hannover site

Phone +49 511 5350-349

Information Management

Petra Wiedemeier

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Petra Wiedemeier

Head of Information Management

Phone +49 511 5350-327

Organisational Development and Collaboration

Kathrin Bohle

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Dr. Kathrin Bohle

Head of Organisational Development and Collaboration

Phone +49 511 5350 183

Project Management

Sabine Kafert-Kasting

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Dr. Sabine Kafert-Kasting

Head of Project Management

Phone +49 511 5350-363

Institute Strategy and Communication

Henning Weigt

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Dr. Henning Weigt

Head of Institute Strategy and Communication

Phone +49 511 5350-329

Anna Juhrs

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Anna Juhrs

Marketing Communications Manager

Phone +49 511 5350344

Cathrin Nastevska

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Dr. Cathrin Nastevska

Press and Public Relations Manager

Phone +49 511 5350-225

Central services

Marlene Rauschenbach

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Marlene Rauschenbach

Director of Administration/Central Services

Phone +49 511 5350-107

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Franziska Lickfett

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Franziska Lickfett

Assistant to the Director of Administration/Central Services

Phone +49 511 5350-103

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Marina Nölke

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Marina Nölke

Assistant to the Director of Administration/Central Services

Phone +49 511 5350-169

Alen Masic

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Alen Masic

Head of Purchasing

Phone  +49 151 70304-822

Claudia Flader

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Claudia Flader

Head of Controlling

Phone +49 511 5350-143

Agatha Gonsior

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Agatha Gonsior

Head of Accounting (acting)

Phone + 49 511 5350-164

Jan Hoffmeister

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Jan Hoffmeister

Head of HR Administration

Phone +49 511 5350-152

Vera Kerkmann

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Vera Kerkmann

Specialist for Staff Development

Phone +49 511 5350-650

Kathrin  Breuer

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Kathrin Breuer

Head of Recruiting

Phone +49 175 6586904

Marvin Thienel

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Marvin Thienel

Head of Technical Infrastructure

Phone +49 511 5350-556

Ingmar Reuter

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Dr. Ingmar Reuter

Head of Information Technology

Phone +49 511 5350-104

Sibel Can

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Sibel Can

Specialist for Process Management

Katharina Rentzsch

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Katharina Rentzsch

Specialist for Organizational Management

Phone +49 511 5350-103

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Leonie Seebauer

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Leonie Seebauer

Specialist for Foreign Trade Law (customs and export control)