American Journal of Biomedical Engineering

American Journal of Biomedical Engineering provides a forum for the publication of the latest developments in biomedical engineering, and reflects the essential multidisciplinary nature of the subject. The journal publishes in-depth critical reviews, scientific papers and technical notes.

Joachim Storsberg

Editorial Board Member of American Journal of Biomedical Engineering

Postdoctoral, Fraunhofer Intitute for Applied Polymer research (IAP), Germany

Research Areas

Biomaterials, Implants, Biocative and Biomimetic Surfaces, Interaction of Cells and Living Tissue with Biomaterials


2001Ph.DOrganic Chemistry, University of Mainz, Germany
1999MasterChemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Kanada


2006-presentHead of Research Unit "Polymers for Biomedical Engineering"
2003Fraunhofer Institute, IAP, Potsdam, Germany
2002Postdoc at University of Postdam, Germany

Academic Achievement

.2010 : Joseph-von-Fraunhofer-prize in the medical field for "development of an artificial biomimetic keratoprosthesis"

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  "Biomimetic Implants in Ophthalmology-Tayloring Functionality of Biomaterials J. Storsberg, K. Kobuch, G. I. W. Duncker, N. Nass, S. Sel Tagungsband 2011, 8. Thüringer Biomaterial-Kolloquium, Zeulenroda-Triebs, 2011, ISBN: 978-3-00-035347
[2]  "Cellulite-A (well)known cosmetic challenge?" J. Storsberg, L. Stickelmeier SOFW-International journal for applied sciences 2011, 5-2011, 2-9
[3]  "Biomaterials and Biopolymers: Polymer Chemical Design of Ophthalmic Implants towards Biomimetic Functionality" J. Storsberg, K. Kobuch, G. Duncker, S. Sel Book of Abstracts ICBS2011, Section Biomaterials, IL3-7, 325-326
[4]  "Nanotechnologie in Ophthalmology-Status and Perspectives for better Quality of Life" J. Storsberg, S. Sel Graefe`s Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology 2011, in press
[5]  "Künstliche Augenhornhaut: Biomaterialentwicklung eines ophthalmologischen Implantats mit biomimetischen Funktionalitäten" J. Storsberg, ,K. Kobuch, G. Duncker, S. Sel Deutsche Zeitschrift für Klinische Forschung 2011, 05/06, 58-61
[6]  "Nanotechnology in cosmetics-the key to better performance?" J. Storsberg SÖFW-Internationales Journal für angewandte Wissenschaft 2009, 9-2009, 42-47
[7]  "Nanotechnologie in der Ophthalmologie-Stand und Perspektiven für mehr Lebensqualität " Nanotechnology in ophthalmology-current state and perspectives towards more quality of life J. Storsberg, S. Sel Der Ophthalmologe 2009, in press
[8]  "Intelligente Transportcontainer für Therapeutika-Nanotechnologie in der Ophthalmologie eröffnet Perspektiven für neue Therapeutika, Diagnostika und Implantate" Intelligent transportation vessels for therapeutics-nanotechnology in ophthalmology broadens prespectives for new drugs, diagnostics and implants J. Storsberg Ophthalmologische Nachrichten 2008, 2008/10, 14-15
[9]  "Unusual pattern of glistening formation on a 3-piece hydrophobic acrylic intraocular lens" L. Werner, J. Storsberg, O. Mauger, K. Brasse, R. Gerl, M. Müller, M. Tetz Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery 2008, 34/9, 1604-1609
[10]  "Modified Carbohydrates, a Versatile Access to Functional and Smart Polymers" J. Bohrisch, S. Bruzzano, A. Laschewsky, J. Storsberg: Macromol. Rapid Commun. 29, 2008, F28
[11]  "Toward An Artificial Cornea: The Flexicornea (Feature Story)" S. Darougar, D. Darougar, J. Storsberg: Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today Europe, 2008, Vol. 3, No.2, 34-36
[12]  "The multiple faces of latices: from large industrial scale products to nanoscience for medical applications" J. Storsberg, B.-R. Paulke, E. Goernitz, A. Laschewsky: Latex and Synthetic Polymer Dispersions 2008, conference proceedings, paper 11
[13]  "Künstliche Cornea (Keratoprothese)-Polymerchemische Materialentwicklung und in vitro Untersuchungen" Artificial Cornea-polymer-chemical material development and in vitro results J. Storsberg, K. Kobuch, E. Vetter, S. Foja, G. Duncker, S. Sel: Fortschritte der Ophthalmochirugie 2008, 159
[14]  "Nanoscience for Medical Applications-Diagnostics, Imaging Systems and Implants" J. Storsberg, B.-R. Paulke, E. Goernitz, A. Laschewsky, K. Kobuch, R. Wuestneck, S. Pietschmann, N. Wuestneck, U. Pison: Micromaterials and Nanomaterials 7 (2007), 64 f.
[15]  "Neue Hochleistungspolymere mit hohem Brechungsindex für ophthalmologische Implantate" New high performance polymers with high refractive index for use in ophthalmic implants J. Storsberg, E. Görnitz, A. Laschewsky, W. Müller-Lierheim Fortschritte der Ophthalmochirugie, DOC 2006, 71
[16]  "Polymer Surfactants-Novel Agents with Exceptional Properties" J. Storsberg, S. Garnier, M. Mertoglu, K. Skrabania, A. Laschewsky SÖFW-International Journal for Applied Science 2006, 132 (3-2006) 48-54
[17]  "Polymeric surfactants: Novel agents with exceptional properties" S. Garnier, A. Laschewsky, J. Storsberg Tenside Surf. Det. 2006, 43, 88-102
[18]  "Designing functional macrosurfactants via triblock tercopolymers" A. Laschewsky, J. Kristen, K. Skrabania, J. Storsberg Abstracts of Papers, 231st ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, United States, March 26-30, 2006
[19]  "Molekulare Verkapselung mit Cyclodextrinen" Molecular encapsulation with cyclodextrins J. Storsberg SÖFW-Internationales Journal für angewandte Wissenschaft 2006, 132 (3-2006), 40-48
[20]  "Chemical Design of Ophthalmic Implants" J. Storsberg, W. G. K. Müller-Lierheim, E. Görnitz, A. Laschewsky Biomedizinische Technik 2005, 50 (Suppl. vol 1 Part 1) 328
[21]  "New Chain Transfer Agents for Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain Transfer (RAFT) Polymerisation in Aqueous Media. 1.: Synthesis and Stability in Water" J.-F. Baussard, J.-L. Habib-Jiwan, A. Laschewsky, M. Mertoglu, J. Storsberg Polymer 2004, 45, 3615-3626
[22]  "Polymer Surfactants-Novel Active Agents with Exceptional Properties" J. Storsberg, A. Laschewsky: SÖFW-Journal 2004, 130,14-18
[23]  Route to new heteroaromatic Benzo[1,4]dioxine derivatives J. Storsberg, D. Schollmeyer, H. Ritter Chem. Letters 2003 (32), 140-141
[24]  Cyclodextrins in Polymer Synthesis: A simple and surfactant free way to polymer particles having narrow particle size distribution J. Storsberg, H. van Aert, C. van Roost, H. Ritter Macromolecules 2003 (36), 50-53
[25]  A green route to fluorinated polymers J. Storsberg, H. Ritter Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 2002 (203), 812-818
[26]  Cyclodextrins in polymer synthesis: Photocrosslinkable Films via Free Radical Copolymerization of Cyclodextrin Complexed Styrene with Sodium 4-phenylacrylamidoazosulfonate in Homogenous Aqueous Solution J. Storsberg, M. Eigner, P. Glöckner, U. Schnöller, H. Ritter, O. Nuyken, B. Voit Designed Monomers and Polymers 2001 (4), 9-17
[27]  Cyclodextrins in Polymer Synthesis: Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization of Cyclodextrin Complexed Methyl methacrylate or Styrene from aqueous solution J. Storsberg, M. Hartenstein, H. Ritter, A. H. E. Müller Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2000 (21), 1342-1346
[28]  Cyclodextrins in Polymer Synthesis: Free Radical Polymerization of Cyclodextrin Host Guest Complexes of Methyl methacrylate or Styrene from Homogenous Aqueous Solution J. Storsberg, H. Ritter Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2000 (05), 236-241
[29]  Supramolecular Cyclodextrin Complexes of Pyrrole and 3,4-Ethylenedioxythiophene and their Oxidative Polymerization J. Storsberg, H. Ritter, H. Pielartzik, L. Groenendaal Adv. Mater. 2000 (08), 567-569
[30]  "Studies of the antenna effect in polymer molecules. 28. Photo-Fries rearrangement of 1-naphthylacetate in aqueous solutions of poly(sodium styrenesulfonate-co-2-vinylfluorene)" M. Nowakowska, J. Storsberg, S. Zapotoczny, J. E. Guillet New Journal of Chemistry 1999 (006), 617-623
[31]  Stimuli Responsive Amphiphilic Block Copolymers for Aqueous Media Synthesized via Reversible Addition Fragmentation Chain Transfer Polymerization (RAFT) M. Mertoglu, S. Garnier, A. Laschewsky, K. Skrabania, J. Storsberg Polymer 2005, 46, 7726-7740
[32]  Interaction Forces Between Cellulose Microspheres and Ultrathin Cellulose Films monitored by Colloidal Probe Microscopy-Effect of Wet Strength Agents S. Leporatti, R. Sczech, H. Riegler, S. Bruzzano, J. Storsberg, F. Loth, W. Jaeger, A. Laschewsky, S. Eichhorn , E. Donath J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2005, 281, 101-111
[33]  Cyclodextrins in polymer chemistry: Kinetic studies on the free-radical polymerization of cyclodextrin-complexed styrene from homogeneous aqueous solution" H. Ritter, C. Steffens, J. Storsberg e-Polymers 2005