Michael Friebe

Fellowship
Rudolf Diesel Industry Fellow

Institution
IDTM GmbH

Host
Nassir Navab

Focus Group
Intra-Operative Therapy

Short CV

Michael Friebe has been involved in diagnostic imaging and image guided therapeutic products and services as well as other related Medical Technology ventures, as founder / innovator / CEO and investor. He previously was the Founder and CEO of Tomovation + Alliance Medical Northern and Central Europe (Alliance bought Tomovation in 2008 - both radiology services companies) and prior to that of NEUROMED AG (acquired by UMS AG in 2001). Dr. Friebe currently is a Board Member of two startup R&D companies - intraoperative SPECT System / Volumetric Ultrasound - a shareholder of several startups, as well as investment partner of a medical technology startup-fund. He was a board member of three publicly traded medical technology companies in the US and currently sits on the board of Eckert&Ziegler BEBIG AG from Senefe, Belgium. He is a regular speaker, listed inventor in more than 50 patent applications, and has written well over 60 articles. Michael Friebe is a member of IEEE, ISMRM, RSNA, and ECR and an affiliated professor with the chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures (CAMP) at TUM. In December 2014 Michael Friebe has accepted a full professorship of Catheder Technologies at the Otto von Guericke Universität Madgeburg, Germany


Selected Awards

  • 2011, Germany's Business Angel of the year
  • >50 patent applications and >10 issued patent families

Research Interests

• Translational research (from bench to bedside developments) in medical imaging / hybrid imaging / image guided minimal invasive procedures / imaging and radiation therapy combined
• Identifying and developing innovations and
• Stimulating entrepreneurial activities in that field


Selected Publications

  • Friebe, M.; N. Navab, N.: Medical Imaging Entrepreneurship - a dedicated lecture to stimulate and excite science students. 23rd Conference of the Society for Medical Innovation and Technology (SMIT 2011), 2011.
  • Friebe, M.; Wendler, T.; Traub, J.; Tombach, B.; Navab, N.: 3D handheld SPECT combined with serially acquired MRI reference images - feasibility study for intraoperative applications. 9th Interventional MRI Symposium, 2011.
  • Krombach, Gabriele A.; Wehner, Martin; Perez-Bouza, Alberto; Kaimann, Linda; Kinzel, Sylvia; Plum, Thorsten; Schibur, Daniel; Friebe, Michael; Günther, Rolf W.; Hohl, Christian: Magnetic Resonance-Guided Angioplasty With Delivery of Contrast-Media Doped Solutions to the Vessel Wall: An Experimental Study in Swine. Investigative Radiology 43 (7), 2008, 530-537.
  • Krombach, G.; Buecker, A.; Pfeffer, J.; Hohl, C.; Temur, J.; Friebe, M.; Kinzel, S.; Guenther, R.: Development of a catheter for MRI-guided intramyocardial injection. presented at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), 2007.
  • Grönemeyermd, D. H.W.; Seibelmd, R M.M.; Melzermd, A.; Schmidt, A.; Deli, M.; Friebe, M.; Busch, M.: Future of advanced guidance techniques by interventional CT and MRI. Minimally Invasive Therapy 4 (5-6), 1995, 251-259.
  • Friebe, M.; Busch, M.; Hellwig, S.; Deli, M.; Grönemeyer, D.; Seibel, R.: System design, physical parameters, user environment – requirements for interventional MRI. European Radiology, 1995.

Publications as TUM-IAS-Fellow

2015

  • A. Boese, T. Hoffmann, M. Skalej, and M. Friebe: Changing the stiffness of vascular catheters intra interventional. Interventional Neuroradiology 21, 2015, 182-183 more… BibTeX
  • A. van Oepen, A. Boese, and M. Friebe: Novel device for minimally-invasive tumor removal. 27nd International Conference of the Society for Medical Innovation and Technology, 2015, 61 more… BibTeX
  • A. van Oepen, A. Boese, and M. Friebe: Minimally invasive tumor extraction combined with subsequent intraoperative radiation. Image-Guided Interventions Conference, 2015 more… BibTeX
  • Friebe, Michael; Traub, Jörg: Image guided surgery innovation with graduate students - a new lecture format. Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering 1 (1), 2015 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • M. Friebe and A. Boese: Image guided double-balloon brachytherapy concept. International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery 10, 2015, 183-184 more… BibTeX
  • M. Friebe and J. Traub: Pathway to MedTec entrepreneurship - image guided surgery translation. European Biomedical Engineering Innovation, Design and Entrepreneurship Alliance, 2015 more… BibTeX
  • M. Horn, S. Paepke, E. Klein, T. Wendler, and M. Friebe: Hybrid interventional imaging for non-surgical sentinel lymph node staging. International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery 10 (1), 2015, 36 more… BibTeX

2014

  • E. Nasonova, M. Durst, C. Gringen, E. Farreif, and M. Friebe: Reconstruction of carbon-13 metabolic MR images using constrained optimization. SMRM/ESMRMB, 2014 more… BibTeX
  • E. Nasonova, M. Durst, C. Gringeri, E. V. Farrell, M. Friebe, A. Haase, M. Schwaiger, and R. F. Schulte: Compensating for metabolite dynamics in 13C chemical shift separation. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 202 (1), 2014, 3792 more… BibTeX
  • Friebe, Michael; Katouzian, Amin; Krombach, Gabriele; Heinz-Werner Henke: MRI biopsy with semi–automated biopsy needle in Slicer 3D environment. Unpublished, 2014 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Friebe, Michael; Traub, Jörg; Wendler, Thomas; Wiesner, Stefan: Hybrid interventional imaging for non-surgical SLNB Staging. Unpublished, 2014 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • M. Friebe, A. Katouzian, S. O. Cho, and P. Matthies: Miniaturized cold emission low energy X-ray tubes for MRI guided intraoperative radiation therapy - A technical feasibility study. IGIC 2014, 2014 more… BibTeX
  • M. Friebe, P. Matthies, and S. O. Cho: low energy radiation therapy - feasibility of using a field emission miniature X-ray tube for intraoperative treatments under MRI guidance. International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery 9, 2014, 65-70 more… BibTeX

2013

  • Bock, S.; Dahl, S.; Schneider, M.; Hartmann, A.; Kramer, M.; Henke, H.-W.; Friebe, M.; Krombach, G.: Entwicklung eines MR-kompatiblen Kathetersystems zur bildgesteuerten intramyok-ardialen Injektion. 94. Deutscher Röntgen-kongress, 2013 more… BibTeX
  • Friebe, M.; Adleff, H.; Guschauwski, T.; Tombach, N.: OSMOFUSOR - osmotically driven fully MRI compatible infusor / drug applicator. 9th interventional MRI Symposium, 2013 more… BibTeX
  • Matthies, P.; Cho, S.O.; Friebe, M.: Integration of a low energy radiation source in MRI environment for intraoperative applications - a feasibility evaluation. 25th Int. Conf. of the Int. Society for Medical Innovation and Technology, 2013 more… BibTeX
  • Matthies, P.; Okur, A.; Wendler, T.; Navab, N.; Friebe, M.: Combination of intraoperative freehand SPECT imaging with MR images for guidance and navigation. 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2013 more… BibTeX
  • Matthies, Philipp; Okur, Asli; Wendler, Thomas; Navab, Nassir; Friebe, Michael: Combination of intra-operative freehand SPECT imaging with MR images for guidance and navigation. 2013 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), IEEE, 2013 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )