Andrea Wichelhaus 


1990 – 1999: Assistant Professor and Alternate Director of the Division for Orthodontics, Ulm University, Germany

1995: Walter-Engel-Price: recognition of scientific developments in orthodontics

1995: Price for best annual publication of the German Society for Orthodontics/Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kieferorthopädie, “The development and testing of a new NiTi-SE-steel uprighting spring”

1996: Habilitation, PhD, Ulm University, Germany

1996: Research Fellow at the Harvard University, Department of Orthodontics, Boston, USA

1999 – 2008: Director and Chairperson, Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, University of Basle, Switzerland

since 01.09.2008: Director and Chairperson, Department of Orthodontics, Ludwig-Maximilians University (LMU),
Medical Center, Munich, Germany

2013: Launch of a new company called “redsystem”

REASEARCH FOCUS

• Biomechanics of the oro-facial system: in vivo and in vitro studies on tooth movement
• Development and testing of new orthodontic appliances
• Biocompability testing of orthodontic materials
• Clinical studies
• Clinical application of biomechanics
• Mechanobiology and genetics

PUBLICATIONS / ORAL SCIENTIFC PRESENTATIONS / LECTURING / CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES

• over 100 publications and over 400 national and international oral scientific presentations, lectures and continuing education courses

TEXTBOOK “ORTHODONTIC THERAPY – FUNDAMENTAL TREATMENT CONCEPTS

• Textbook “Orthodontic therapy – fundamental treatment concepts” has been published in five languages