Dr.-Ing. Markus Wenzel

  • Senior Scientist
  • Research Scientist
  • Computer Scientist



Klein J, Wenzel M, Romberg D, Köhn A, Kohlmann P, Link F, Hänsch A, Dicken V, Stein R, Haase J, Schreiber A, Hahn H, Meine H (2020) QuantMed: Component-based DL platform for translational research. Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging: Imaging Informatics for Healthcare, Research, and Applications. 113180U:pp 1–8


Wenzel M, Milletari F, Krüger J, Lange C, Schenk M, Apostolova I, Klutmann S, Ehrenburg M, Buchert R (2019) Automatic classification of dopamine transporter SPECT: deep convolutional neural networks can be trained to be robust with respect to variable image characteristics. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 46(13):2800–2811


Haensch A, Harz M, Schenk A, Endo I, Jacobs C, Hahn HK, Meine H (2017) Examining the robustness of liver segmentation using deep learning and unsupervised pre-training of a feature extractor. International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery. Springer International Publishing, pp 23–24
Harz M (2017) Cancer, Computers and Complexity: Decision Making for the Patient. Eur Rev 25(01):96–106
Schulz-Wendtland R, Harz M, Meier-Meitinger M, Brehm B, Wacker T, Hahn HK, Wagner F, Wittenberg T, Beckmann MW, Uder M, Fasching PA, Emons J (2017) Semi-Automated Delineation of Breast Cancer Tumors and Subsequent Materialization Using Three-Dimensional Printing (Rapid Prototyping). J Surg Oncol 115(3):238–242


Georgii J, Pätz T, Harz M, Stöcker C, Rothgang M, Colletta J, Schilling K, Schlooz-Vries M, Mann RM, Hahn HK (2016) Simulation and Visualization to support Breast Surgery Planning. Proc. of 13th International Workshop on Breast Imaging. pp 257–264


Paetz T, Harz M, Wang L, Stoecker C, Schilling K, Colletta J, Schlooz-Vries M, Hahn HK, Georgii J (2015) Sliding Motion in Breast Deformation Modeling. Proc. of 3rd MICCAI Workshop on Breast Image Analysis. pp 137–144
Stoecker C, Harz M, Schlooz-Vries M, Mann R, Schilling K, Colletta J, Georgii J, Paetz T, Hahn HK (2015) MRI-based visualization and augmented reality for breast surgery planning and guidance. Proc. of CURAC 2015. pp 285–286


Wang L, Harz M, Boehler T, Platel B, Homeyer A, Hahn HK (2014) A robust and extendable framework towards fully automated diagnosis of nonmass lesions in breast DCE-MRI. IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging. pp 129–132


Ritter F, Al Issawi J, Harz M, Benten S, Schilling KJ (2013) Combining Mobile Devices and Medical Workstations for Diagnostic Reading of Medical Images. i-com 12(1):2–9
Srikantha A, Harz M, Newstead G, Wang L, Platel B, Mann RM, Hahn HK, Peitgen HO (2013) Symmetry-Based Detection and Diagnosis of DCIS in Breast MRI. Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging. 86701E:pp 1–8


Boehler T, Zoehrer F, Harz M, Hahn HK (2012) Breast Image Registration and Deformation Modeling. Crit Rev Biomed Eng 40(3):235–258
Harz M, Georgii J, Wang L, Schilling K, Peitgen H-O (2012) Efficient Breast Deformation Simulation. Proc. of 9th Workshop on Virtual Reality Interactions and Physical Simulations. pp 117–126
Pietrzyk MW, Zöhrer F, Harz MT, McEntee M, Hahn HK, Haygood T, Evanoff MG, Brennan PC (2012) Effect of morphing between unenhanced and multiscale enhanced chest radiographs on pulmonary nodule detection. Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging: Image Perception, Observer Performance, and Technology Assessment. 831816:pp 1–8
Ritter F, Harz M, Al Issawi J, Benten S, Schilling KJ (2012) Combining Mobile Devices and Workstations for the Reading of Medical Images. Proceedings of Mensch & Computer 2012. 231–240
Srikantha A, Harz M, Wang L, Platel B, Mann RM, Hahn HK, Peitgen H-O (2012) Symmetry-based detection of ductal carcinoma in situ in breast MRI. Proc. International Congress on MR-Mammography. pp 158–159
Wang L, Platel B, Ivanovskaya T, Harz M, Hahn HK (2012) Fully automatic breast segmentation in 3D breast MRI. IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging. pp 1024–1027


Harz M, Georgii J, Schilling K, Hahn HK (2011) Real-time breast deformation using non-linear tissue properties. Informatik 2011: Workshop Emerging Technologies for Medical Diagnosis and Therapy
Harz M, Georgii J, Schilling K, Hahn HK (2011) Towards Navigated Breast Surgery Using Efficient Breast Deformation Simulation. Proc. of Workshop on Breast Image Analysis. pp 137–144
Merkel B, Harz MT, Hahn HK (2011) MISSA – A highly-developed clinical tool for MR-Spectroscopy. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 3479


Hahn HK, Harz M, Seyffarth H, Zoehrer F, Boehler T, Filippatos K, Wang L, Homeyer A, Ritter F, Laue H, Guenther M, Twellmann T, Tabár L, Bick U, Schilling K (2010) Concepts for Efficient and Reliable Multi-Modal Breast Image Reading. 10th International Workshop on Digital Mammography (IWDM 2010). Springer, Girona, pp 121–128
Laue H, Hennemuth A, Diehl V, Harz MT, Hahn HK, Peitgen H-O (2010) Influence of contrast arrival time and temporal resolution in diagnosis of breast cancer with DCE-MRI. Proceedings of the 18th Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM). Stockholm, Sweden, 5190
Merkel B, Nehen F, Oezdemir Y, Harz MT, Leibfritz D, Fahlbusch R, Hahn HK (2010) Classification on ex-vivo MRS signals of glioma samples. Proceedings of the 18th Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM). 4000
Zöhrer F, Harz MT, Bödicker A, Seyffarth H, Schilling KJ, Tabár LK, Hahn HK (2010) Interactive Multi-scale Contrast Enhancement of Previously Processed Digital Mammograms. Proceeding International Workshop on Digital Mammography. Girona, pp 31–38


Harz MT, Diehl V, Merkel B, Terwey B, Peitgen HO (2009) Fast unsupervised hot-spot detection in 1H-MR spectroscopy data using ICA. Proc SPIE Medical Imaging. 72591X:pp 1–8
Harz MT, Schilling K, Hahn HK (2009) Software Tools for Breast Cancer Detection in Positron Emission Mammography Images. Lecture Notes in Informatics. Informatik 2009 – Im Focus das Leben, pp 1370–1377
Loose J, Harz M, Laue H, Twellmann T, Bick U, Rominger M, Hahn HK, Peitgen HO (2009) Assessment of texture analysis on DCE-MRI data for the differentiation of breast tumor lesions. Proc SPIE Medical Imaging. 72600K:pp 1–12
Merkel B, Harz MT, Massé K, Hahn HK (2009) Advanced Software Assistance in MR Spectroscopy. Book Of Abstracts, ESMRMB 2009. pp 316–317


Merkel B, Harz MT, Konrad O, Hahn HK, Peitgen H-O (2008) A novel software assistant for clinical analysis of MR spectroscopy with MeVisLab. In: Giger ML, Karssemeijer N (eds) Proc SPIE Medical Imaging. Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging 9(32), 69152R:pp 1–9


Hahn HK, Wenzel MT, Drexl H, Zentis S, Peitgen H-O (2007) HWT – Hybrid Watershed Transform: Optimal Combination of Hierarchical Interactive and Automated Image Segmentation. SPIE Medical Imaging, Image Processing. 65120Z:pp 1–11
Harz MT, Merkel B, Boskamp T, Hahn HK (2007) Towards intuitive processing of MR spectroscopy data: A framework and prototype for clinical use. Proceedings of the RSNA. RSNA Educational Exhibit
Wenzel MT, Merkel B, Althaus M, Peitgen H-O (2007) Pattern Recognition and Classification in High-Resolution Magnetic Resonance Spectra. Bildverarbeitung für die Medizin. Informatik aktuell, pp 288–292


Hahn HK, Wenzel MT, Konrad-Verse O, Peitgen H-O (2006) A Minimally-Interactive Watershed Algorithm Designed for Efficient CTA Bone Removal. Proc CVAMIA. pp 178–189
Wenzel MT, Merkel B, Althaus M, Nölte M, Peitgen H-O (2006) On dimensionality reduction for high-resolution ex-vivo NMR spectra. Proceeding ESMRMB. Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology and Medicine 19, Supplement 7, 32