Institut für Klinische Chemie und Laboratoriumsdiagnostik

Molecular Diagnostics

PD Dr. Dr. Michael Kiehntopf

M. Kiehntopf








Research group leader, acting Director; Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Diagnostics, Centralised Diagnostic Laboratory Services, Jena University Hospital (UKJ)

Research Interests

  • Biobanking: Operation of the Integrated Biobank Jena (IBBJ); development of guidelines for organization and quality control of biomaterial banks
  • Molecular diagnostics and novel analytical methods, mass spectrometry, raman spectroscopy
  • Search for new and clinical evaluation of innovative sepsis-markers
  • General clinical chemistry and pathobiochemistry
  • Molecular Genetics (Nephropathic Cystinosis, Diabetes)

Activities in the scientific community

Research activities

  • Biobank of the Integrated Research and Treatment Center, Center for Sepsis Control and Care (CSCC)
  • CSCC Research Area B - Novel Diagnostic Tools and Approaches:  Lab-Alerts
    Laboratory nested co-study of the: ”Effectiveness of a Hospital-wide Educational Programme for Infection Control to Reduce the Rate of Health-Care Associated Sepsis"
  • Biobank of the Pneumonia Research Network on Genetic Resistance and Susceptibility for the Evolution of Severe Sepsis (PROGRESS)


PD Dr. Dr. Michael Kiehntopf, Institut für Klinische Chemie und Laboratoriumsdiagnostik, Universitätsklinikum Jena, Erlanger Allee 10, D-07747 Jena,Tel.: +49 (3641) 9-325001
Fax: +49 (3641) 9-325002, eMail:


Institut für Klinische Chemie und Laboratoriumsdiagnostik
Am Klinikum 1
07747   Jena 

Tel.: +49 (3641) 9-325001
Fax: +49 (3641) 9-325002