Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Katja Schenke-Layland

University Hospital, University of Tübingen
Dept. of Women’s Health, Research Institute for Women’s Health

Silcherst. 7/1
72076 Tübingen, Germany

and Director and Head of Cell and Tissue Engineering Department
Fraunhofer-Institute for Interfacial Engineering
and Biotechnology (IGB)

Nobelst. 12
D-70569 Stuttgart, Germany

Phone: +49-7071-29-85205 / +49-711-970-4082

Mobile: +49-173-3037214

Email: katja.schenke-laylandspam /


The Schenke-Layland Lab focuses on the development of non-destructive diagnostic imaging tools to discover and validate therapeutic candidates and diagnose disease, as well as the translation of human development into clinically relevant biomaterials and regenerative therapies.

The Handelsblatt is one of Germany's top business and financial newspapers, similiar to the Wall Street Journal. In their article, "Germany's 100 Smartest Heads", they selected Professor Schenke-Layland for her work in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

Research Interests

Women´s health

Multiphoton microscopy

Imaging flow cytometry

Raman spectroscopy



Joint Research Projects

2015 - 2019
EU Horizon 2020 NMP-10-2014 “DRIVE: Diabetes Reversing Implants with enhanced Viability and long-term Efficacy”