Projects

This webpage contains a selection of current projects within the different research areas of ceres. To list projects according to a specific research area, please apply the respective filter.

Aging Research | Health Literacy

The Predictive Turn in Alzheimer’s Disease: Ethical, Clinical, Linguistic, and Legal Aspects (PreTAD)

Duration : 07/2021-06/2024
Project Board
  • Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen
  • RA Dr. Björn Schmitz-Luhn
  • Coordinator: Johanne Stümpel, M.Sc.
Project Team

Prof. Dr. Frank Jessen (Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Medizinische Fakultät, Universität zu Köln)
Prof. Dr. Giovanni Frisoni (Centre de la mémoire, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, Genf, Schweiz)
Prof. Dr. Mercè Boada (Fundaciò ACE, Barcelona, Spanien)
Dr. Carolin Schwegler (German Linguistics, Universität Koblenz-Landau)

Funding Institution: BMBF

Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Funding Institution: ERA-NET NEURON

Network of European Funding for Neuroscience Research

Health Literacy | Digitization

Guidance on Health Information on the Internet - Use and Enhancement (OriGes II)

Duration : 10/2020-09/2022
Project Board
  • Dr. Dr. Saskia Jünger
  • Coordinator: Anna Geldermann, M.A.
Project Partners

Hochschule für Gesundheit Bochum

Funding Institution: BMJV

Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection

Digitization

Tech Giants in Healthcare

Duration : 08/2020-08/2021
Project Board
  • Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen
  • RA Dr. Björn Schmitz-Luhn
  • Coordinator: Aileen Berghold
Funding Institution: Bertelsmann Stiftung
Digitization

Virtual Assistant for informed and data autonomous consent (ViCon)

Duration : 04/2020-03/2023
Project Board
  • Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen
  • Coordinator: Sebastian Müller
Project Team

Fraunhofer ISST Dortmund (Network Coordination)
Fraunhofer IMW
FernUniversität Hagen
Kairos GmbH

Funding Institution: BMBF

Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Health Literacy | Digitization

Integrated Parkinson Care Networks: Addressing Complex Care in Parkinson Disease in Contemporary Society (iCARE-PD) – Ethical and Legal Issues

Duration : 07/2020-06/2022
Project Board
  • Dr. Tiago Mestre (University of Ottawa, Canada)
  • Prof. Dr. David Pedrosa (Philipps-Universität Marburg)
  • RA Dr. Björn Schmitz-Luhn
  • Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen
  • Coordinator: Johanne Stümpel, M.Sc.
Project Team

Prof. Dr. Angelo Antonini (University of Padua, Italy) & Dr. Álvaro Sánchez-Ferro (hm-CINAC Centro Integral en Neurociencias, Spain)
Dr. Natalia del Campo (Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Toulouse, France)
Dr. Ana Castro Caldas (Hospital de Santa Maria Lisbon, Portugal)
Nadège Costa (University Hospital of Toulouse, France) & Prof. Dr. Richard Dodel (Universität Duisburg-Essen)
Jordi Farré Coma (Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain)
Prof. Dr. Joaquim Ferreira (University of Lisbon, Portugal)
Dr. Tereza Hendl (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Mariana Hernández-González Monje (hm-CINAC Centro Integral en Neurociencias, Spain)
Prof. Dr. Timothy Lynch (University College Dublin, Ireland)
Prof. Dr. Norberto Malpica (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos Madrid, Spain)
Prof. Dr. José Obeso (hm-CINAC Centro Integral en Neurociencias, Spain)
Prof. Dr. Dr. Evžen R?ži?ka (General University Hospital Prague, Czech Republic)
Ana Sendra Tosset (Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain)
Martin Srp (Charles University Prague, Czech Republic)

Funding Institution: BMBF

Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Health Literacy

Ethical issues and health literacy concerning cochlear, glaucoma, and cardiovascular implants (RESPONSE)

Duration : 04/2019-12/2021
Project Board
  • Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen
Project Team

Laura Harzheim M.Sc.
Constanze Hübner M.Sc.
Mariya Lorke M.A.
Sabine Schulz M.Sc.

Funding Institution: BMBF

Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Health Literacy

Use of Webcams in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (Neo-CamCare)

Duration : 04/2019-03/2021
Project Board
  • Dr. Nadine Scholten (Project Board Neo-CamCare, Universität zu Köln)
  • Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen (Project Board Subproject Ethics)
  • Coordinator: Dipl. Ges.-Ök. Pauline Mantell (Subproject Ethics)
  • Johanne Stümpel, M.Sc. (Subproject Ethics)
Project Team

Dr. Till Dresbach (Universitätsklinikum Bonn)
Prof. Dr. Andreas Müller (Universitätsklinikum Bonn)
Prof. Dr. Ludwig Kuntz (Management im Gesundheitswesen, Universität zu Köln)
Prof. Dr. Martin Hellmich (Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Bioinformatik [IMSB], Universität zu Köln)
Prof. Dr. Indra Spiecker gen. Döhmann, LL.M. (Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main)
Dipl. Gesundheitswirtin Stefanie Wobbe-Ribinski (DAK-Gesundheit)
Dr. Dirk Horenkamp-Sonntag (Techniker Krankenkasse)

Funding Institution: G-BA

Federal Joint Committee
Innovations Board

Aging Research

Old Age in Germany (D80+)

Duration : 01/2019-04/2022
Project Board
  • Dr. Roman Kaspar
  • Dr. Julia Simonson
  • Prof. Dr. Clemens Tesch-Römer
  • Dr. Claudia Vogel
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Wagner
  • Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen
  • Prof. Dr. Susanne Zank
Funding Institution: BMFSFJ

Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth

Aging Research

Quality of Life and Well-Being of the Very Old in NRW (Follow-up Study NRW80+)

Duration : 01/2019-12/2021
Project Board
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Wagner
  • Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen
  • Prof. Dr. Susanne Zank
  • Dr. Roman Kaspar
Funding Institution: MKW

Ministry of Culture and Science of the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Aging Research

Quality of Life and Well-Being of the Very Old in NRW (Representative Study NRW80+)

Duration : 01/2016-12/2018
Project Board
  • Prof. Dr. Christian Rietz
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Wagner
  • Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen
  • Prof. Dr. Susanne Zank
  • Dr. Roman Kaspar
Funding Institution: MKW

Ministry of Culture and Science of the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Digitization

Digitalization for a Learning Health System – Developing a Multilevel Model for Ethical Governance (LEG²ES)

Duration : 10/2017-06/2020
Project Board
  • Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen
  • Coordinators: Dr. Milou Friele, Peter Bröckerhoff, M.A.
Project Team

Prof. Dr. Spiecker gen. Döhmann, LL.M. (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt a. M. / Forschungsstelle Datenschutz)

Funding Institution: BMG

Federal Ministry of Health

Health Literacy | Digitization

Developing Guidance in Using Digital Health Information Services - Concept Development and Digital Implementation (OriGes I)

Duration : 10/2017-12/2019
Project Board
  • Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen
  • Coordinators: Dr. Dr. Saskia Jünger; Marc Jannes, M.Sc.
Project Partners

Köln International School of Design (KISD)

Funding Institution: BMJV

Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection

Health Literacy

Gender-Specific Health Literacy in Individuals with Migration Background: Systematic Review including a Meta-Analysis of Individual Participant Data (GLIM)

Duration : 07/2017 - 11/2019
Project Board
  • Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen
  • Coordinator: Annika Baumeister, M.Sc.
Project Team

Prof. Dr. Elke Kalbe
Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. Nicole Skoetz

Funding Institution: BMBF

Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Digitization

Autonomous Consent in Health Apps (AutCons-App)

Duration : 11/2016-02/2018
Project Board
  • Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen
  • Prof. Dr. Christian Rietz
  • Coordinator: Dr. Marc Jannes
Project Team

Prof. Dr. Indra Spiecker gen. Döhmann, LL.M
Prof. Dr. Claudia Linnhoff-Popien

Funding Institution: Deutsche Telekom AG
Aging Research | Health Literacy

Ethical and Legal Framework for Predictive Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease (PreDADQoL)

Duration : 06/2016-05/2019
Project Board
  • Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen
Project Team

Prof. Dr. med. Frank Jessen
Prof. Dr. iur. Christian Katzenmeier
Mercè Boada, MD, PhD (Fundació ACE, Barcelona)
RA Dr. iur. Björn Schmitz-Luhn
Dr. phil. Carolin Schwegler, M.A.

Project Partners

Prof. Federico de Montalvo Jääskeläinen, Ph.D. (Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid)
Núria Terribas (Fundació Grífols, Barcelona)
Antoni Gelonch (Fundació ACE, Barcelona)

Funding Institution: BMBF

Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Health Literacy

Health Literacy of Persons at Risk – From Information to Action (RisKomp)

Duration : 01/2016-08/2019
Project Board
  • Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen
  • Prof. Dr. Frank Jessen
  • Prof. Dr. Christian Albus
  • Prof. Dr. Rita Katharina Schmutzler
  • Prof. Dr. Stephan Ruhrmann
  • Coordinator: Dr. Dr. Saskia Jünger
Funding Institution: Robert Bosch Stiftung
Digitization

Digital Self-Determination

Duration : 11/2015-05/2016
Project Board
  • Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen
  • Prof. Dr. Christian Rietz
  • Coordinator: Dr. Marc Jannes
Funding Institution: Deutsche Telekom AG
Expert Groups

Standards in Medicine

Duration : 05/2016-05/2017
Project Board
  • Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen
  • Prof. Dr. Christian Katzenmeier
Project Team

Wolfgang Frahm (Vorsitzender Richter am OLG Schleswig)

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Greiner (Lehrstuhl für Gesundheitsökonomie und Gesundheitsmanagement, Universität Bielefeld; Mitglied des SVR Gesundheit)

Prof. Dr. iur. Thorsten Kingreen (Lehrstuhl für Öffentliches Recht, Sozialrecht und Gesundheitsrecht, Universität Regensburg)

Prof. Dr. med. Hans-Friedrich Kienzle (Chefarzt der Chirurgischen Klinik Köln-Holweide a.D.; Mitglied der Gutachterkommission ÄKNO sowie des Arbeitskreises Ärzte und Juristen der AWMF)

Prof. Dr. med. Hans-Detlev Saeger (ehemaliger Direktor der Klinik für Viszeral-, Thorax- und Gefäßchirurgie der Technischen Universität Dresden; Mitglied des Präsidiums der AWMF)

Dr. iur. Anne Barbara Lungstras (Richterin am SG Berlin; ehem. Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am BSG)

Funding Institution: Fritz Thyssen Stiftung
Aging Research

Quality of Life and Subjective Well-Being of the Very Old in NRW (Feasibility Study)

Duration : 04/2015-05/2017
Project Board
  • Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Wagner
  • Dr. Roman Kaspar
Project Team

Prof. Dr. Eckart Bomsdorf
Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Karsten Hank
Prof. Dr. rer. medic. Dipl.-Ing. Hartmut Meister
Prof. Dr. phil. Christian Rietz
Prof. Dr. Christoph Rosenkranz
Prof. Dr. med. Ralf-Joachim Schulz
Jun.- Prof. Dr. Ali Sunyaev
Prof. Dr. med. Raymond Voltz
Prof. Dr. phil. Susanne Zank  

Scientific Cooperator: Prof. Dr. med. Ralf-Joachim Schulz (Geriatric clinic at the St.-Marien-Hospital)

Funding Institution: UoC Forum

University of Cologne

Expert Groups | Health Literacy

Risk-adjusted Prevention of Herditary Breast Cancer (RiskAP)

Duration : 04/2015-04/2018
Project Board
  • Prof. Dr. Rita Katharina Schmutzler
  • Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen
  • PD Dr. Kerstin Rhiem
  • RA Dr. Björn Schmitz-Luhn
Project Team

Cristina Cruz, MD, PhD (Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain)

Prof. Dr. Peter Dabrock (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität, Erlangen, Germany)

Prof. Dr. Johannes Jozef Marten van Delden (Um Utrecht - Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands)

Prof. dr. Peter Devilee (Leids Universitär Medisch Zentrum, Universiteit Leiden, The Netherlands)

Prof. Diana Eccles, Mb CHB, MD, FRCP (Clinical Trials Unit, University of Southampton, United Kingdom)

Prof. Dr. Günter Emons (Uniklink Göttingen, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany)

Dr. Antonius Helou (Bundesministerium für Gesundheit, Bonn, Germany)

Dipl.-Biol. Stefanie Houwaart (BRCA-Netzwerk, Bonn, Germany)

Prof. Dr. Stefan Huster (Lehrstuhl für Öffentliches Recht, Sozial- und Gesundheitsrecht und Rechtsphilosophie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany)

Dr. Donata Lerda (Joint Research Centre (JRC), Insitute for Health and Consumer Protection, Ispra, Italy)

Prof. dr. S.C. Sabine Linn (Antoni van Leeuwenkhoek - Nederlands Kanker Institut, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

PD Dr. med. Matthias Perleth (Gemeinsamer Bundesausschuss, Berlin, Germany)

PD Dr. med. Kerstin Rhiem (Zentrum Familiärer Brust- und Eierstockkrebs Uniklinik Köln, Universität zu Köln, Germany)

Prof. Dr. Dominique Stoppa-Lyonnet (Institut Curie, Paris, France)

Funding Institution: BMBF

Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Aging Research

Criminal Proceedings and Demographic Change

Duration : 11/2014-04/2016
Project Board
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. Michael Kubiciel
  • Sebastian Kretzschmann, LL.M.
Project Partners

Cologne Office of the Chief Public Prosecutor

Funding Institution: Own Funds
Health Literacy

Crossing Lines between Health & Illness. Ethical, Psycho-Social, Legal and Economic Issues in Systems Medicine

Duration : 09/2014-08/2017
Project Board
  • Prof. Dr. theol. Peter Dabrock (University Erlangen-Nürnberg)
Project Team

Prof. Dr. Rita K. Schmutzler
Prof. Dr. Stefan Huster
(Ruhr University Bochum)
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Wasem
(University of Duisburg-Essen)

Funding Institution: BMBF

Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Health Literacy

Systems Medicine and Health Literacy (SysKomp)

Duration : 08/2014-07/2017
Project Board
  • Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen
  • Coordinator: Dipl. Ges.-Ök. Pauline Mantell
Project Team

Prof. Dr. iur. Christian Katzenmeier
Prof. Dr. med. Stephanie Stock
Prof. Dr. med. Stephan Ruhrmann (Früherkennungs- und Therapiezentrum für psychische Krisen (FETZ), Uniklinik Köln)

Project Partners

Prof. Dr. Andrea Pfennig (DD Früh dran! Präventionsambulanz für psychische Störungen - Früherkennungszentrum, Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus an der Technischen Universität Dresden, Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie)/ Prof. Dr. Nikolaos Koutsouleris (PRONIA-Früherkennung, Klinikum der Universität München, Klinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie)

Funding Institution: BMBF

Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Aging Research

Prevention of Elder Abuse

Duration : 07/2013–12/2015
Project Board
  • Dr. Peter Pick (MDS)
  • Uwe Brucker (MDS)
  • Prof. Dr. Susanne Zank
Project Partners

Medical Service of the National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Funds (MDS)

Funding Institution: BMG

Federal Ministry of Health

Health Literacy

Modelling Economic, Legal, Ethical, Medical and Risk-communicative Effects of Risk-Adjusted Prevention in Mamma, Ovarian and Colon Carcinomas

Duration : 10/2012-12/2014
Project Board
  • Prof. Dr. Rita Katharina Schmutzler
Project Team

Prof. Dr. med. Stephanie Stock
Prof. Dr. theol. Peter Dabrock
(University of Erlangen-Nürnberg)                                                 
Prof. Dr. iur.  Jochen Taupitz
(University of Mannheim)                      
Prof. Dr. med. Markus Löffler
(University of Leipzig)

Funding Institution: BMG

Federal Ministry of Health

Health Literacy

Strengthening patient competence: Breast cancer patients' information and training needs (The PIAT Study)

Duration : 3/2012–3/2015
Project Board
  • Jun.-Prof. Dr. Nicole Ernstmann
  • Dr. Christoph Kowalski
Project Team

The German Cancer Society (DKG)
The Women's Self-Help After Cancer Organization (FSH)

Funding Institution: BMG

Federal Ministry of Health

Health Literacy

Health Service Research in care of very-low-birth-weight-infants in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) - The impact of human resources, capacity, workload quality, costs and ethics (HSR-NICU)

Duration : 2012 – 2015
Project Board
  • Prof. Dr. Ludwig Kuntz
Project Team

Prof. Dr. Holger Pfaff
Prof. Dr. med. Dipl.-Kfm. Rainer Riedel (Rheinische Fachhochschule Cologne (RFH))
Prof. Dr. med. Bernhard Roth
Prof. Dr. med. Christiane Woopen

Funding Institution: BMBF

Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Health Literacy

Health Literacy in Germany (HEALSEE)

Duration : 01/2012–12/2015
Project Board
  • Prof. Dr. Stephanie Stock
Project Team

Prof. Dr. Claus Wendt (University of Siegen)

Funding Institution: DFG

German Research Foundation

Aging Research

Healthy and Qualified Ageing in the Automotive Industry – Participation and Inclusion from the Beginning (PINA)

Duration : 2011-2014
Project Board
  • Prof. Dr. Ralph Bruder (Technical University of Darmstadt)
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. Mathilde Niehaus
Project Partners

Adam Opel AG, Audi AG, Daimler AG, Porsche AG, Ford Werke GmbH, Volkswagen AG, Robert Bosch GmbH

Funding Institution: BMAS

Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs

Health Literacy

Conflicts in Paediatrics by Economic Pressure (COPE)

Duration : 07/2017-12/2018
Project Board
  • Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen
  • Coordination: Dr. Annic Weyersberg
Funding Institution: Marga und Walter Boll - Stiftung