Klaus Kruttwig

Head of Biointeractions
Leibniz Institute

Dr. Klaus Kruttwig obtained his doctoral degree in the field of cell biology and MRI imaging from the RWTH Aachen University. As a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California Davis and San Francisco, USA he worked in the area of biomedical engineering and cell biology, especially investigating tumor development in genetically modified mice using hyperpolarized MRI technology.

Since November 2016 Klaus is Head of the Biointeraction team at the INM - Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Saarbrücken, Germany. He works in the program division of Functional Microstructure in the department of Interface Materials. His research focus is the development of novel materials and functionalization strategies for cell culture surfaces, wound dressings and cellular scaffold materials. Klaus’ major personal interest is the investigation of scientific basics enabling novel product development in cooperation with industrial partners and clinicians.