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Since the implementation of the Image Processing Core Unit,  we had the opportunity to work with a tremendous amount of researchers in different projects. Below is an incomplete list of research projects in which the IPCU was involved. 

University Leipzig


  • Dr. Andreas Boldt, Biotechnological Development of Decellularised Matrix-tissue Scaffolds (T2300)
  • Dr. Mike Francke, Riboflavin/UVA Collagen Cross Linking of the Mammalian Sclera to Treat Progressive Myopia (R2039)
  • Dr. Henriette Jülke/ Dr. Uta Delling, Mesenchymal Stem Cell Labelling and in vivo Tracking for Cell-based Therapy in Joint Disease (C2005)
  • Dr. Linda Milkova/ Dr. Vuk Savkovic, Melanocytes from the Outer Root Sheath of the Hair Follicle for Clinical Application (C2031)
  • Dr. Claudia Heine, Screening-model for Characterisation and Quantification of Neuronal Growth to Identify Novel Therapeutics (R2044)
  • Dr. Heidrun Holland, Authentication of Cell Lines (I2065)
  • Dr. Anja Mittag, Quantitative Cytometric in vivo, ex vivo and in vitro Analyses (I2002)
  • Dr. Jan Liese, Stem Cell Based Vascularised Mandibular Regeneration: A Preclinical Study in Minipigs (T2013)
  • Dr. Jan Liese, Mandibular Onlay Grafting with Autologous Stem Cell Engineered Bone Grafts and Modulation with a Haematopoietic Protein: A Preclinical Study in Pigs (T1020)
  • Karsten Winter, Comprehensive in vitro Model for the Engineering of Microvasculature – Evaluation of Morphological and Functional Data (1050SF)
  • Dr. Matthias Pretzsch, Acceleration of Bone Regeneration through Application of Erythropoietin (1029AB)
  • Dr. Marco Skardelly, Stem Cell Transplantation after Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): Determination of the Optimal Prerequisites Concerning Route, Timepoint, and the Need of Immunosuppression after TBI to Establish a Successful Transplantation Model (1100SF)
  • Dr. Janina Burk, Detection of SPIO marked cells in tendon tissue using MRI and histology
  • Margarethe Köberle, Histological scans of HE stained slides
  • Andrea Friedmann, Histological scans of bone sections
  • Susanne Przybylski, Histological scans of slides from a GvHD-mouse-model.
  • Kathleen Schröck, Segmentation and morphological analysis of adipose tissue
  • Alexander Kranz, Visualization of ratios of areas with the help of overlapping circles
  • Johanna Scholbach, Quantification of erythrocytes in spleen tissue sections

Center for Biotechnology and Biomedicine

  • Oliver Petters, Project consultation for the analysis of spherically grown cartilage tissue
  • Bastian Pfeifer, Histological scans of differently stained mouse tissue slides
  • Matthias Zscharnack, 3d reconstruction and visualisation of serial images

Department of Cariology, Endodontology and Periodontology

  • Dr. Hartmuth Schneider, Analysis of penetration depth of different materials in dental OCT images
  • Tobias Meißner, Quantification of fissure-sizes in dental fillings

Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Allergology

  • Dr. Tino Wetzig, 3d Reconstruction of Basal Cell Carcinoma

Department of Nuclear Medicine

  • Prof. Swen Hesse, Analysis of serotonin and dopamine transporter binding in SPECT data

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Dr. Jens Einenkel, Quantitative assessment of blood vessel structure

Department of Ophthalmology

  • Dr. Franziska Rauscher, Modelling of fovea from OCT Data
  • Dr. Franziska Rauscher, Development of importer software for Heidelberg Spectralis OCT

Paul-Flechsig-Institute for Brain Research

  • Dr. Mike Francke, Modelling and analysis for path of rays in a fovea
  • Dr. Mike Francke, Quantitative analysis of foveal structures in birds
  • Dr. Mike Francke, Influence of medication on the spherical structure of bovine eye balls

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Prof. Berhard Frerich, Tissue engineering and bioreactor development for maxillofacial surgery
  • Prof. Berhard Frerich, Development of control software for perfusion pumps
  • Prof. Berhard Frerich, Development of conversion software for MIRAX data sets
  • Prof. Berhard Frerich, Segmentation and quantification of cone-beam tomography data of bone constructs in mice
  • Prof. Thomas Hierl, Segmentation of fine details in skull CT
  • Dr. Christian Voigt, Consultation for memory and runtime complexity of 3d reconstruction algorithms in Python
  • Dr. Jan Liese, Tissue engineering in a porcine in-vivo model
  • Dr. Niels Pausch, Analysis of primary cleft lip closure study data
  • Dr. Jörg Hendricks, Analysis of data from a multi center study dealing with Bisphosphonate-induced osteonecrosis of the jaw
  • Dr. Dirk Halama, Visualisation of fluorescence in multi-channel video data

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Small Animal Medicine

  • Dr. Ingmar Kiefer, Evaluation of lymph node and spleen studies in dogs

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Institute of Bacteriology and Mycology

  • Kathleen Frohberg, Analysis of laser scattering patterns

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Institute of Physiological Chemistry

  • Axel Schöniger, Background correction and consistency verification in fluorescence images

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Institute for Veterinary Anatomy

  • Sonja Bystron, 3D Segmentation of bovine hoof structures

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Large Animal Clinic for Surgery

  • Prof. Walter Brehm, Correlation of different diagnostic methods in horses
  • Dr. Kerstin Gerlach, Development of specialized image filters
  • Dr. Kerstin Gerlach, Analysis of scintigraphic images
  • Dr. Dagmar Berner, Analysis of radiographic images
  • Dr. Dagmar Berner, Analysis of spinous processes in equine thoracic spines
  • Dr. Marco Grzbowsky, Segmentation of equine blood vessels
  • Dr. Uta Delling, Stem cells for equine tendon repairs
  • Dr. Doreen Scharner, Evaluation of equine laparotomy study data
  • Dr. Doreen Scharner, Evaluation of surgical techniques
  • Dr. Jean-Claude Ionita, Optimisation of sedation and validation of a new blood-gas analysis device for camels
  • Dr. Jean-Claude Ionita, Evaluation of different systems for the production of autologous blood products
  • Dr. Antonia Troillet, Analyses of equine suspensory ligaments
  • Dr. Antonia Troillet, Analysis of weather data for colic horses
  • Dr. Janina Burk, Registration and quantification of radiographic images of lesions in equine legs
  • Miguel Espina, Evaluation and optimization of stem-cell transport conditions
  • Mahmoud Mageed, Analysis of inter-rater variability for the evaluation of scintigraphic images
  • Christina Grosser, Analysis of equine hypophyses
  • Sophie Graf, Analysis of equine blood parameters

Heart Center Leipzig

  • Dr. Wilfried Briest, Measurement of the aorta diameter in Micro-CT scans of mouse hearts

Institute for Medical Informatics, Statistics and Epidemiology (IMISE)

  • Dr. Ulf-Dietrich Braumann, Histomorphometric evaluation of human prostate biopsies
  • Dr. Peter Ahnert, Registration and quantification of fluorescence images
  • Dr. Markus Kreuz, Analysis of microarray gene expression data

Institute of Medical Physics and Biophysics

  • Dr. Olaf Zschörnig, Software development for 2d MALDI plate template generation

Institute for Pharmacy

  • Prof. Michaela Schulz-Siegmund, Digitalisation of unstable cryo-sections of implanted optical insulin sensors

Rudolf Boehm Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology

  • Dr. Claudia Heine, Histological scans of rat brains
  • Dr. Claudia Heine, Consultation for image acquisition and technical details concerning microscopic magnification
  • Katja Sygnecka, Quantification of PI uptake in organotypic brain slice preparations
  • Thomas Krügel, Microscopic scans of immunohistologically stained sections

University Rostock

Department of Ophthalmology

  • Prof. Rudolf Guthoff, Development of software modules for the quantification of pre-segmented corneal nerve fibers
  • Prof. Oliver Stachs, Quantification of corneal nerve fiber networks
  • Prof. Oliver Stachs, Analysis of corneal epithelial structures

Department of Physics

  • Dr. Stephan Reiß, Evaluation of focal areas for different optical lens properties
  • Dr. Cornelia Ganz, Quantification of fluorescent bone slides

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Prof. Bernhard Frerich, Quantification of adipose and osseous constructs in vivo SCID-mouse models
  • Prof. Bernhard Frerich, Digitalisation and quantification of histological and fluorescence slides
  • Prof. Bernhard Frerich, Digitalisation of iron particle labeled slides
  • Dr. Jan Liese, Quantification of nuclei in oral mucosa
  • Christian Dinu, Evaluation of BMP-2 and pro-BMP-2 in bone formation

Charité Berlin

Medical Physics and Optical Diagnostics Study Group

  • Dr. Olaf Minét, Quantification of Rheumatoid arthritis. Development of a standalone analysis software tool

Military Hospital Ulm

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Dr. Frank Wilde, Analysis of studies for mandible reconstruction and bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw

German Diabetes Center Düsseldorf

Institute for Clinical Diabetology

  • Prof. Dan Ziegler, Quantification of the sub-basal nerve plexus in recently diagnosed type 2 diabetes

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Institute for Applied Computer Science

  • Dr. Bernd Köhler, Segmentation and quantification of corneal nerve fibers in CLSM images and large-scale reconstructions

University of Applied Sciences Jena

Department of SciTec

  • Prof. Robert Brunner, Conversion of model data for ray path simulations

University Regensburg

Department of Surgery

  • Dr. Gerit Hackmayer, Evaluation of imaging quality for subchondral bone CT-Scans