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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jan Jakob Wilkens

Technical University of Munich

TUM Department of Medicine

Postal address

Ismaninger Straße 22
81675 München

  • Medical Radiation Physics
  • Radiation Therapy with Photons and Particles
  • Laser-driven Ion Beams
  • Treatment Planning, Dose Calculation and Optimization
  • Medical Imaging

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    Florian T. Gassert Rico Burkhardt Thomas Gora Daniela Pfeiffer Alexander A. Fingerle Andreas P. Sauter Daniela Schilling Ernst J. Rummeny Thomas E. Schmid Stephanie E. Combs Jan J. Wilkens Franz Pfeiffer: X-ray Dark-Field CT for Early Detection of Radiation-induced Lung Injury in a Murine Model. Radiology , 2022 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Burkhardt, Rico; Gora, Thomas; Fingerle, Alexander A.; Sauter, Andreas P.; Meurer, Felix; Gassert, Florian T.; Dobiasch, Sophie; Schilling, Daniela; Feuchtinger, Annette; Walch, Axel K.; Multhoff, Gabriele; Herzen, Julia; Noël, Peter B.; Rummeny, Ernst J.; Combs, Stephanie E.; Schmid, Thomas E.; Pfeiffer, Franz; Wilkens, Jan J.: In-vivo X-ray dark-field computed tomography for the detection of radiation-induced lung damage in mice. Physics and Imaging in Radiation Oncology 20, 2021, 11-16 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Burkhardt, Rico; Gora, Thomas; Fingerle, Alexander A.; Sauter, Andreas P.; Meurer, Felix; Umkehrer, Stephan; von Teuffenbach, Maximilian; Kampfer, Severin; Schilling, Daniela; Feuchtinger, Annette; Walch, Axel K.; Rummeny, Ernst; Combs, Stephanie E.; Schmid, Thomas E.; Pfeiffer, Franz; Wilkens, Jan J.; Herzen, Julia: Early detection of radiation-induced lung damage with X-ray dark-field radiography in mice. European Radiology, 2020 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Burger, Karin; Urban, Theresa; Dombrowsky, Annique C.; Dierolf, Martin; Günther, Benedikt; Bartzsch, Stefan; Achterhold, Klaus; Combs, Stephanie E.; Schmid, Thomas E.; Wilkens, Jan J.; Pfeiffer, Franz: Technical and dosimetric realization of in‐vivo X‐ray microbeam irradiations at the Munich Compact Light Source. Medical Physics 47 (10), 2020, 5183-5193 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Dombrowsky, Annique C.; Burger, Karin; Porth, Ann-Kristin; Stein, Marlon; Dierolf, Martin; Günther, Benedikt; Achterhold, Klaus; Gleich, Bernhard; Feuchtinger, Annette; Bartzsch, Stefan; Beyreuther, Elke; Combs, Stephanie E.; Pfeiffer, Franz; Wilkens, Jan J.; Schmid, Thomas E.: A proof of principle experiment for microbeam radiation therapy at the Munich compact light source. Radiation and Environmental Biophysics 59, 2020, 111–120 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Eggl, Elena; Grandl, Susanne; Sztrόkay-Gaul, Anikό; Dierolf, Martin; Jud, Christoph; Heck, Lisa; Burger, Karin; Günther, Benedikt; Achterhold, Klaus; Mayr, Doris; Wilkens, Jan J.; Auweter, Sigrid D.; Gleich, Bernhard; Hellerhoff, Karin; Reiser, Maximilian F.; Pfeiffer, Franz; Herzen, Julia: Dose-compatible grating-based phase-contrast mammography on mastectomy specimens using a compact synchrotron source. Scientific Reports 8 (1), 2018, 15700 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Mei, Kai; Ehn, Sebastian; Oechsner, Markus; Kopp, Felix K.; Pfeiffer, Daniela; Fingerle, Alexander A.; Pfeiffer, Franz; Combs, Stephanie E.; Wilkens, Jan J.; Rummeny, Ernst J.; Noël, Peter B.: Dual-layer spectral computed tomography: measuring relative electron density. European Radiology Experimental 2 (1), 2018 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Burger, Karin; Ilicic, Katarina; Dierolf, Martin; Günther, Benedikt; Walsh, Dietrich W. M.; Schmid, Ernst; Eggl, Elena; Achterhold, Klaus; Gleich, Bernhard; Combs, Stephanie E.; Molls, Michael; Schmid, Thomas E.; Pfeiffer, Franz; Wilkens, Jan J.: Increased cell survival and cytogenetic integrity by spatial dose redistribution at a compact synchrotron X-ray source. PLOS ONE 12 (10), 2017, e0186005 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Falkinger, Marita; Schell, Stefan; Müller, Johannes; Wilkens, Jan J.: Prioritized optimization in intensity modulated proton therapy. Zeitschrift für Medizinische Physik 22, 2012, 21-28 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Greubel, Christoph; Assmann, Walter; Burgdorf, Christian; Dollinger, Günther; Du, Guanghua; Hable, Volker; Hapfelmeier, Alexander; Hertenberger, Ralf; Kneschaurek, Peter; Michalski, Dörte; Molls, Michael; Reinhardt, Sabine; Röper, Barbara; Schell, Stefan; Schmid, Thomas E.; Siebenwirth, Christian; Wenzl, Tatiana; Zlobinskaya, Olga; Wilkens, Jan J.: Scanning irradiation device for mice in vivo with pulsed and continuous proton beams. Radiat Environ Biophys 50, 2011, 339-344 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )


Head of the Medical Physics Unit within the Department of Radiation Oncology, Klinikum rechts der Isar TUM (Germany)

2008 Professor for “Advanced Technologies in Radiation Therapy”, Technische Universität München (Germany)
2006 Post Doctoral Research Associate at Washington University in St. Louis (USA)
2004 - 2008 Research Associate at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg (Germany)
2003 Research Fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital, North-East Proton Therapy Center (NPTC), Boston (USA)
2001 - 2004 PhD thesis at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and the University of Heidelberg (Germany)
2000 - 2002 Studies of Medical Physics and Engineering, University of Kaiserslautern (Germany)
1995 - 2001 Studies of Physics, Universities of Munich (Germany) and Nottingham (UK)
1974 Born in Munich (Germany)