Heroimage Institut Fuer Metallische Biomaterialien

Dr. Heike Helmholz

Heike Helmholz

Dr. Heike Helmholz

Interim Head of Department


Phone: +49 04152 87-1844

E-mail contact

Research interests

  • Characterisation of physiological effects of metal-based implants on a molecular level
  • Analysis of the impact of implants on cellular interactions and responses
  • Identification of potential protein marker for impacted inflammation and metabolic processes


  • In vitro assays for cell viability,-proliferation and -differentiation
  • Microscopy and histochemistry
  • Proteinbiochemistry and biomolecular interaction analysis