Vita of Manfred Maitz

Manfred F. Maitz

Dr. med.

Biomaterials Researcher

Professional Career

2006 - Present

Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Institute Biofunctional Polymermaterials

  • Speaker Hemocompatible Surfaces
  • Bioresponsive anticoagulant materials with feedback characteristics
  • Responsibility for R&D projects with leading international chemical and biomedical companies
2001 - Present

Southwest Jiaotong University Chengdu, Biomaterials and Surface Engineering

  • Visiting scientist
  • One month presence per year
  • Support in design and discussion of experiments
  • Discussion and support in result presentation in publications
11/2004 - 11/2005

Southwest Jiaotong University Chengdu, Biomaterials and Surface Engineering

  • Foreign expert
  • Further setup of the biochemical and cell biological laboratory and responsibility for the related research field
  • Student education in lecture hall and laboratory
  • Investigation of ion implanted magnesium and alloys in contact with blood
2000 - 11/2004

Research Center Rossendorf

Institute of Ion Beam Physics and Materials Research

  • Leading scientist for the thematic field biocompatible materials.
  • Set up of a cell culture, biochemical and molecular biological laboratory
  • Acquisition of public funded and industry projects
7/1999 - 11/1999

Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg

Institute of Pathology

  • Assistant
9/1998 - 6/1999

University Ulm

Central Institute of Biomedical Techniques

  • Tasks related to the EC co-ordination project “Materials in Medicine” (MatMed)
  • Investigation of methods for cell differentiation and cell death at foreign materials
1995 - 1998

University Würzburg

Department of Experimental Surgery

  • Work in the research program “Cryopreservation of red blood cells with the cryoadditive hetastarch”
  • Changes in the membrane skeleton
  • Oxidative damage of red blood cells
  • Activation of polymorphonuclear neutrophils by bioactive glasses

Education

1988

Gymnasium Bad Aibling

High School degree

1994

University Würzburg

Final medical exam

1997

University Würzburg

Department of Experimental Surgery

Doctor of medicine (Dr. med.)
Topic: Application of chemiluminescence to determine the activity of granulocytes and evaluation of the method for biocompatibility testing

Other Professional Activities

1991 - 2002

University Würzburg

Institute for History of Medicine

  • academic freelance
2005 - present

Southwest Jiaotong University Chengdu, Biomaterials and Surface Engineering

  • Foreign Advisory Expert

Referee activities

  • European frame INTAS
  • Georgian Academy of Science
  • Journals: see Publons

Membership

Skills and qualifications

Languages

  • German: native
  • English: fluent (oral and written)
  • French: basic
  • Mandarin: basic

Professional qualifications

  • Certificate for Qualified Medical Education
  • Project leader (§15 GenTSV) for work with genetically modified organisms

Skills

  • Project management (industry and public funded)
  • Team leadership
  • Office software and software packages for analytical devices
  • Biochemistry and cell biology
  • Materials science, surface analysis

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