Biography Jörg Wagner


Jörg Wagner

Center for medical Image Analysis & Navigation (CIAN)
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Basel
Gewerbestrasse 14
4123 Allschwil, Switzerland

Office 14.04.007
Tel: +41 61 207 54 15

Short Biography

Jörg Wagner is a PhD Student at the Center for medical Image Analysis and Navigation (CIAN). He holds a BSc in Micro- and Medicaltechnology from the Bern University of Applied Sciences and a MSc in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Bern.

After an apprenticeship as electronics engineer, he started his bachelor studies with majors in "Optics/Photonics" and "Robotics" in 2006. In 2010, he joined the master program with the major "Image-Guided Therapy" and completed his studies with a thesis in the field of Cardiovascular Engineering in 2012.

Before starting his PhD in early 2014, he worked as a project engineer in the development of laser gas detectors based on Tuneable Diode Laser Spectrometry (TDLS). His PhD is dedicated to the robust measurement of the eye by Optical Coherence Topography (OCT). This includes the development of sophisticated methods for scanning, segmentation and reconstruction of ophthalmic structures.


  • Wagner, J., Goldblum, D., Cattin, P.C.: Golden angle based scanning for robust corneal topography with OCT. Biomedical Optics Express. 8, 475–483 (2017).
  • Zurbuchen, A., Haeberlin, A., Bereuter, L., Wagner, J., Pfenniger, A., Omari, S., Schaerer, J., Jutzi, F., Huber, C., Fuhrer, J., others: The Swiss approach for a heartbeat-driven lead-and batteryless pacemaker. Heart Rhythm. (2016).
  • Zurbuchen, A., Häberlin, A., Schärer, J., Wagner, J., Pfenniger, A., Vandenberghe, S., Huber, C., Fuhrer, J., Vogel, R.: A batteryless cardiac pacemaker powered by cardiac motion. European Heart Journal. 35, 217 (2014).
  • Haeberlin, A., Zurbuchen, A., Schaerer, J., Wagner, J., Walpen, S., Huber, C., Haeberlin, H., Fuhrer, J., Vogel, R.: Successful pacing using a batteryless sunlight-powered pacemaker. Europace. euu127 (2014).
  • Malinka, T., Banz, V.M., Wagner, J., Candinas, D., Inderbitzin, D.: Incision length for kidney transplantation does not influence short-or long-term outcome: a prospective randomized controlled trial. Clinical transplantation. 27, E538–E545 (2013).