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Christian Renner
Dr. rer. nat. habil. Christian Renner is a programme director for medical imaging and medical physics at the German Research Foundation (Deutschen Forschungs­gemeinschaft, DFG). Since 2007 he works both in the unit for scientific instrumentation and in the unit for research funding in medicine, with medical technology as a cross-cutting theme.

Previously, Christian Renner had aquired his PhD in structural biology in Munich and a habilitation in biophysics, again in Munich. For one year he was lecturer für physical chemistry at Nottingham Trent University.