HZDR Research Site Leipzig
Research of the two HZDR departments in Leipzig focuses on developing and applying of specific radiolabeled substances. Importend applications include:
Reactivity of and fluid transport in complex porous media
Department head: PD Dr. Cornelius Fischer
Phone: +49 341 234 179-4660
Molecular probes for the investigation of brain diseases (neurodegeneration and brain cancer)
This research is performed by scientists of the Institute of Radiopharmaceutical Cancer Research.
Head Neuroradiopharmaceuticals: Prof. Dr. Peter Brust
Phone: +49 341 234 179-4610
Courses on Radiation Protection
In Leipzig the HZDR offers special courses on radiation protection.
Contact person: Dr. Uta Gottschalch
Phone: +49 341 234 179-4620
How to get to the HZDR Research Site Leipzig
The HZDR Research Site Leipzig is located on the premises of the Wissenschaftspark Leipzig close to the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ. It traces back to the Institute for Isotope Research (IIF), founded in 1998 and integrated into the HZDR on January 1, 2010.
04318 Leipzig / Germany
Building 9.3 is about 50 meters off the main entrance on the right hand side, secretariat: 1. floor, room 217.
Directions to the HZDR Research Site Leipzig
On A14 highway take exit marked "Leipzig-Ost" and head for Stadtzentrum - City Center (~ 4 km). The main entrance of the "Wissenschaftspark" is on your right hand side.
From Leipzig Central Station take tram No. 3 in the "Sommerfeld" direction or in the "Taucha" direction. After about 15 minutes get out at stop "Torgauer/ Permoserstraße", cross the street and follow the street Permoserstraße in eastern direction. After about 200 metres you will find the main entrance of the "Wissenschaftspark".
From Leipzig/Halle Airport, take the train (regional express) to the Leipzig Central Station. From the Central Station, take tram No. 3 in the "Sommerfeld" direction or No. 13 in the "Taucha" direction.
A taxi from Leipzig Central Station to the Wissenschaftspark/UFZ costs about EURO 10. The fare from Leipzig-Halle Airport is about EURO 30.