Prof. Dr. Ursula Mirastschijski

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Street address:

Leobener Str. 5
NW2, Room B2190
28359 Bremen


Skin wound physiology and pathophysiology, scarring, wound models, biomaterials, translational medicine



PeriodEmployment / Occupation
Since 2013Head of Wound Repair Unit, Centre for Biomolecular Interactions Bremen, University of Bremen, and Medical Cooperation Centre, Klinikum Bremen-Mitte, University Hospital
Since 2012Consultant, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Klinikum Bremen-Mitte, Bremen
2009 – 2011:Principal Investigator ERC project and Scientist at the Experimental Dept. of Plastic Surgery, MHH, and Attending surgeon at Dept. of Plastic, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Hannover Medical School
2004 – 2008:Leading scientist, Dept. of Experimental Plastic Surgery, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, and Fellow at Dept. of Plastic, Aesthetic and Hand Surgery, University of Magdeburg, Germany
2003 – 2003:Fellow at Dept. of General Surgery, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen, Germany
2001 – 2002:Post-doc at Dept. of Surgery, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
1999 – 2002:Clinical rotation for plastic surgery: Sweden and Denmark
1999 – 2001:PhD student, Medical Faculty, Lund University, Sweden, doctoral degree 2001 (PhD)
1988 – 1995:Medical studies at University of Ulm, Germany; doctoral degree 1995 (MD)


2001 - 2011

Various poster awards, Dublin, Ireland 2001; Hamburg, Germany 2002; Vienna, Austria, 2006; Essen, Germany


Victor-von-Bruns Scientific Award: German Society of Wound Healing, Freiburg


Science Award: German Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, Dresden


Young Investigator Award, Joint meeting of the European Tissue Repair Society and Wound  Healing Society, Baltimore, USA


  • Board Member European Tissue Repair Society (ETRS, since 2015)
  • German Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (DGPRÄC, since 2001)
  • German Society of Surgery (DGCH, since 2010)
  • German Wound Healing Society (DGfW, since 2010)
  • European Tissue Repair Society (ETRS, since 1999)
  • German Breast Cancer Society (DGS, since 2008)
  • European Plastic Surgery Research Council (EPSRC, since 2011)
  • International Society for Burn Injuries (ISBI, since 2010) 
  • German Association for Scar Therapy (DBNT, since 2014)
  • German Medical Women’s Association (DÄB, since 2015)

Since 2015:        Member of Editorial Board of "Scientific reports", Nature group

Since 2014:        PlosONE

2010 – 2011       European Journal of Surgical research

2011 – 2012       Archives of Dermatological Research


Invited spreaker: Ludwig Boltzmann Institute, Vienna, Austria


Guest lectures Medical Faculty: University of Parana and Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil


Invited speaker: Einzigartigkeit Mensch. Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung, Charité, Berlin


German Society for Senology, Stuttgart, Germany


Keynote lecture: German Surgical Society, Berlin, Germany


Annual Meeting: German Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons in Bremen, Germany  (congress secretary)


Annual Meeting: German Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons in Hannover, Germany (congress organization)