Lena Maier-Hein (Chair)

German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

Lena Maier-Hein (Chair)

German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

Biography

Lena Maier-Hein received the PhD degree from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology KIT with distinction in 2009 and conducted her postdoctoral research in the Division of Medical and Biological Informatics at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and at the Hamlyn Centre for Robotics Surgery at Imperial College London. As an independent junior group leader at the DKFZ, she is now working in the field of computer-assisted medical interventions with a focus on multi-modal image processing, knowledge-based systems and computational biophotonics. She is/ has been (co-) principal investigator on a number of national and international grants including a European Research Council (ERC) starting grant 2015.