Prof. Dr. Jessica Bertrand

Member of the Scientific Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Jessica Bertrand


Current position

Head of Experimental Orthopaedics at the Orthopaedic University Hospital in Magdeburg

Course of studies

Diploma in Biology (University of Osnabrück)

Doctorate Leibniz Institute for Arteriosclerosis Research in Münster

Occupational history

Emmy-Noether Junior Research Group of the DFG at the Institute for Experimental Musculoskeletal Medicine, Münster

DFG research fellowship at the Centre for Experimental Medicine and Rheumatology, London (UK)

Postdoc at the Institute for Experimental Musculoskeletal Medicine in Münster

Scientific interests

Cartilage and matrix biology in osteoarthritis

implant materials and failure mechanisms

Functions in scientific associations

AFOR advisory board

Scientific Reports Editoral Board

EuroSoftCalcNet-Management Committee

ECN-Organisation committee,


DGOOC Preis für Klinisch-orthopädische Forschung

Chugai-Science Award Rheumatology

OARSI Young Investigator Award

Pro Scienta Award