Deutsch Intern
Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Biometry

Kathrin Ungethüm

Kathrin Ungethüm M.Sc.

Phone: +49 (0)931 / 201 47 301
Fax: +49 (0)931 / 201 647310
E-Mail: kathrin.ungethü


Short CV

since 2018   Research Associate, Institute of Clinical Epidemiology and Biometry, University of Würzburg
2015-2017 Master of Science in Epidemiology Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
2011-2015 Bachelor of Science in Human Biology, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt Universität Greifswald

Research interests

Healthcare research

Main Publications in recent years

2024[ to top ]
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    Vollmuth C, Fiessler C, Montellano FA, Kollikowski AM, Essig F, Oeckl P, et al. Incremental value of serum neurofilament light chain and glial fibrillary acidic protein as blood-based biomarkers for predicting functional outcome in severe acute ischemic stroke. Eur Stroke J. 2024;:23969873241234436.
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    Montellano FA, Rücker V, Ungethüm K, Penalba A, Hotter B, Giralt M, et al. Biomarkers to improve functional outcome prediction after ischemic stroke: Results from the SICFAIL, STRAWINSKI, and PREDICT studies. Eur Stroke J. 2024;:23969873241250272.
2023[ to top ]
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    Ungethüm K, Wiedmann S, Wagner M, Leyh R, Ertl G, Frantz S, et al. Secondary prevention in diabetic and nondiabetic coronary heart disease patients: Insights from the German subset of the hospital arm of the EUROASPIRE IV and V surveys. Clin Res Cardiol. 2023;112(2):285-98.
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    Hebestreit H, Lapstich AM, Brandstetter L, Krauth C, Deckert J, Haas K, et al. Effect of the addition of a mental health specialist for evaluation of undiagnosed patients in centres for rare diseases (ZSE-DUO): a prospective, controlled trial with a two-phase cohort design. EClinicalMedicine. 2023;65:102260.
2022[ to top ]
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    Schons M, Pilgram L, Reese JP, Stecher M, Anton G, Appel KS, et al. The German National Pandemic Cohort Network (NAPKON): rationale, study design and baseline characteristics. Eur J Epidemiol. 2022;37(8):849-70.
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    Mishra A, Malik R, Hachiya T, Jürgenson T, Namba S, Posner DC, et al. Publisher Correction: Stroke genetics informs drug discovery and risk prediction across ancestries. Nature [Internet]. 2022;612(7938):E7-E7. Available from:
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    Herrmann J, Lotz C, Karagiannidis C, Weber-Carstens S, Kluge S, Putensen C, et al. Key characteristics impacting survival of COVID-19 extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Crit Care. 2022;26(1):190.
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    Hebestreit H, Zeidler C, Schippers C, de Zwaan M, Deckert J, Heuschmann P, et al. Dual guidance structure for evaluation of patients with unclear diagnosis in centers for rare diseases (ZSE-DUO): study protocol for a controlled multi-center cohort study. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases [Internet]. 2022;17(1):47. Available from:
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    Montellano FA, Kluter EJ, Rücker V, Ungethüm K, Mackenrodt D, Wiedmann S, et al. Cardiac dysfunction and high-sensitive C-reactive protein are associated with troponin T elevation in ischemic stroke: insights from the SICFAIL study. BMC Neurology [Internet]. 2022;22(1):511. Available from:
2021[ to top ]
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    Seyhan M, Ungethüm K, Schuhmann MK, Mackenrodt D, Rücker V, Montellano FA, et al. Feasibility of platelet marker analysis in ischemic stroke patients and their association with one-year outcome. A pilot project within a subsample of the Stroke Induced Cardiac Failure in Mice and Men (SICFAIL) cohort study. Platelets [Internet]. 2021;33(5):772-80. Available from:
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    Montellano FA, Ungethüm K, Ramiro L, Nacu A, Hellwig S, Fluri F, et al. Role of Blood-Based Biomarkers in Ischemic Stroke Prognosis: A Systematic Review. Stroke. 2021;52(2):543-51.
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    Horn A, Krist L, Lieb W, Montellano FA, Kohls M, Haas K, et al. Long-term health sequelae and quality of life at least 6 months after infection with SARS-CoV-2: design and rationale of the COVIDOM-study as part of the NAPKON population-based cohort platform (POP). Infection. 2021;49(6):1277-8.
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    Heuschmann PU, Montellano FA, Ungethüm K, Rücker V, Wiedmann S, Mackenrodt D, et al. Prevalence and determinants of systolic and diastolic cardiac dysfunction and heart failure in acute ischemic stroke patients: The SICFAIL study. ESC Heart Failure [Internet]. 2021;8(2):1117-29. Available from: