Today, the Jena University Hospital provides 27 institutes and 25 clinical centers and is with a staff of more than 5,100 the biggest employer in Jena region. At the Jena University Hospital, scientists and physicians from more than 25 nations work both in the field of fundamental biomedical research and in patient-related clinical research. Profile-shaping research foci in the context of LIGHT include research activities in biophotonics, e.g. in receptor research, and innovative materials.

Profile-shaping research groups


  • Biomolecular Photonics
    Prof. Dr. Christoph Biskup
  • Experimental Anesthesiology
    Prof. Dr. Michael Bauer
  • Institute of Physiology II
    Prof. Dr. Klaus Benndorf
  • Single-Molecule Microscopy
    Prof. Dr. Michael Börsch
  • Neuroimmunology and Synaptopathy
    Prof. Dr. Christian Geis
  • CSCC Core facility Biophotonics
    Prof. Dr. Ute Neugebauer
  • Gastroenterological Spectroscopy
    Prof. Dr. Andreas Stallmach
  • Experimental Neurology
    Prof. Dr. Knut Holthoff

Innovative Materials

  • Haematology and Medical Oncology
    Dr. Joachim Clement
  • Experimental Radiology
    Prof. Dr. Ingrid Hilger


Universitätsklinikum Jena

Universitätsklinikum Jena
Bachstraße 18
07743 Jena

Phone: +49 3641 9300