Prof. Dr. Ursula Mirastschijski, MD, PhD

Work address:

Mira-Beau gender esthetics
Fuggerstrasse 23, 10777 Berlin

Present position:

Head of Wound Repair Unit; Professor of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery

Secretary of the European Tissue Repair Society

Consultant at Division of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Rotkreuzklinikum Munich, Munich, Germany

Telephone number:

Tel number: 030/ 210 19622 (Mira-Beau gender esthetics)

Tel number: 0421/218 63244 (University of Bremen)


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Relevant key descriptors of your academic/industrial/clinical expertise or future interests:

Research interest: skin wound repair and scarring, innovative therapies for wound healing, prevention of scarring

Clinical expertise and interest: Plastic and aesthetic surgery, reconstructive surgery, genital and post-bariatric surgery, gender reassignment surgery

aesthetic surgery, genital surgery, transgender surgery, female and male intimate surgery, classification and treatment of Buried Penis, genital wound repair and scarring

Academic/industrial/clinical collaborations/links:

University of Bremen:
Biophysics (Prof. Radmacher), IMSAS (Prof. Vellekoop), CBIB (Prof. Mädler), Cell Biology (Dr. Belge), Competence Center for Clinical Studies Bremen (Prof. Timm)

Alfred-Wegener-Institute Bremerhaven: Prof. Waite

Leibniz University, Hannover: Prof. Stahl

Helmholtz Center Munich: Prof. Rinkevich


Editorial boards:

Scientific Reports (nature group)
Wound Repair Regeneration
Annals of Plastic Surgery

Relevant papers/book chapters/patents/clinical guidelines etc:

Selected from the past 10 years:

Mirastschijski U, Schnabel R, Claes J, Schneider W, Ågren MS, Haaksma C, Tomasek JJ. Matrix metalloproteinase inhibition delays wound contraction trough attenuated TGF-beta1 activation. Wound Repair Regen. 2010; 18: 223-234.

Mirastschijski U, Sander J-T, Weyand B, Rennekampff H-O. Rehabilitation of burn patients: An underestimated socio-economic burden. Burns. 2013 Mar;39(2):262-8.

Schäfer-Nolte F, Hennecke K, Reimers K, Schnabel R, Allmeling C, Vogt PM, Kuhbier JW, Mirastschijski U. Biomechanics and Biocompatibility of Woven Spider Silk Meshes During Remodeling in a Rodent Fascia Replacement Model. Ann Surg. 2014 Apr;259(4):781-92.

Böhm G, Groll J, Heffels KH, Heussen N, Ink P, Alizai HP, Neumann UP, Schnabel R, Mirastschijski U. Influence of MMP inhibitor GM6001 loading of fibre coated polypropylene meshes on wound healing: Implications for hernia repair. J Biomater Appl. 2018 Jan 1:885328218759043.

Mirastschijski U. Classification and treatment of the adult buried penis. Ann Plast Surg. 2018 Apr 17.

See also:

Book chapters:

Mirastschijski U, Jokuszies A, Vogt PM. Wound healing: Repair Biology, Wound Treatment and Tissue engineering. In: Plastic Surgery. 3rd edition. Ed. Chang P and Neligan PC. Vol. 1, ed. Gurtner GC. Saunders, Philadelphia, 2012; ISBN-9781455710577.

Mirastschijski U, Niederbichler A, Rennekampff H-O, Vogt PM, Adams H-A. Verbrennungen und Verätzungen. Hrsg: Adams HA, Krettek C, Lange C, Unger C. In: Patientenversorgung im Großschadens- und Katastrophenfall. Deutscher Ärzteverlag, 2013; ISBN 978-3-7691-1278-8.

Mirastschijski U, Probst C. Stromunfälle. Hrsg: Adams HA, Krettek C, Lange C, Unger C. In: Patientenversorgung im Großschadens- und Katastrophenfall. Deutscher Ärzteverlag, 2013; ISBN 978-3-7691-1278-8.

In Press: Intimchirurgie. Editors: Mirastschijski U, Remmel E. (author of 4 chapters of the book), publication in 3/2019


1.     EPO no. 15166070.1 – 1456 „A novel skin medical and cosmetic care-Product“ (Application of lung surfactant and / or its components for treatment of skin wounds (acute and chronic) and for prevention and treatment of scarring and fibrosis) (2015)

2.    PCT/EP2016/059789 „A novel skin medical and cosmetic care-Product“ (2016)

3.     EPO no. 17192916.9 “Ligand-conjugates and methods for targeted receptor-mediated cellular uptake” (2017)

Clinical guidelines:

1.    “Local therapy of chronic wounds” Bartkowski R, Bauernfeind G, Becher K, Bunse J, Burckhardt M, Buß A, Feuerer H, Freier FJ, Goedecke F, Gregor S, Hadamitzky CD, Hirsch T, Kleijnen J, Klug E, Hack A, Maier-Hasselmann A, Meyer G, Mirastschijski U, Niederbichler AD, Nink-Grebe B, Pschicholz R, Rüttermann M, Seipp HM, Sorg H, Strupeit S, Stiegler H, Vogt P, Waldvogel-Röcker K, Weberschock T, Welslau W, Wilting J, Wilm S, Wolff R. S 3- Leitlinie Lokaltherapie chronischer Wunden bei Patienten mit den Risiken periphere arterielle Verschlusskrankheit, Diabetes mellitus, chronisch venöse Insuffizienz.

2.    “Autologous lipotransfer” Prantl L, Rennekampff HO, Giunta RE, Harder Y, von Heimburg D, Heine N, Herold C, Kneser U, Lampert F, Machens HG, Mirastschijski U, Müller D, Pallua N, Schantz T, Schönborn A, Ueberreiter K, Witzel CH, Bull G, Rezek D, Sattler G, Vogt PM, Horch RE. Current Perceptions of Lipofilling on the Basis of the New Guideline on "Autologous Fat Grafting“. Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2016 Dec;48(6):330-336.

3.    “Adult Burn Therapy” – in preparation

4.    “Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery of the female genital” – in preparation


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