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Many hats

Interdisciplinary work requires relationships with many people

Professor

Professor (W3) of Medical Technologies and Regenerative Medicine at the University Women's Hospital, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen

Director of the NMI

Director of The Natural and Medical Sciences Institute (NMI) at the University of Tübingen in Reutlingen

Dean of Medical Technolgies

Medical Technologies at the Eberhard Karls University Tübingen

Adjunct Associate Professor

Adjust Associate Professor in the Department of Cardiology at the University of California in Los Angeles

Executive Editor

Executive Editorial Board of the Elsivier journal Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews (IF: 15) and Co-Editor-in-Chief of Tissue Engineering Part B

Editorial Board

Scientific Reports, Journal of 3D Printing in Medicine, Current Opinion in Biomedical Engineering

Katja's Story

From Ruhla to Los Angeles and back

Ruhla, Germany

Katja was born in Eisenach, Germany and was raised in the small town of Ruhla by her parents Helmut and Karin.

Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Katja received a master of science (M.Sc.) in biology, psychology and sociology in 2001; and her doctorate degree (Dr. rer. nat.) in biology in 2004 from the Friedrich Schiller University (FSU) Jena, Germany. She worked as a researcher at the Departments of Anatomy (2000-2001) and Cardiothoracic Surgery (2001-2004).

Saban Research Institute

Sha was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Saban Research Institute at the University of Southern California's Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (2004-2005).

University of California in Los Angeles

Katja was a postdoctoral research fellow at the David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles UCLA, USA (2005-2008). In 2008 she was appointed as Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Medicine/ Cardiology at UCLA (2008-2009) and is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor.

Fraunhofer IGB Stuttgart

In January 2010, she became the group leader of the Fraunhofer-Attract Group at the Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology (IGB), Dept. of Cell and Tissue Engineering in Stuttgart, Germany and later accepted the position of Department Head. She was Interim Institute Director of the Fraunhofer IGB from 2016 - 2017.

Eberhard Karls University Tübingen

Katja accepted her call as Professor of Biomaterials in Regenerative Medicine at the University Hospital Tübingen UKT in 2011. She coordinates the bachelor "Vital Implants" and master "Implantology" modules in the Biomedical Technologies program. She has recently taken on the position of Deputy Student Dean of Biomedical Technologies.

NMI in Reutlingen

On Aprl 1, 2018 she became the Director of The Natural and Medical Sciences Institute (NMI) at the University of Tübingen in Reutlingen

Publication Record

LIving in a world of publish or perish
111
Total Articles
35
h-index
503
Total Impact Factor