Institute of Medical Informatics - Informatics for personalised medicine

As part of the Medical Faculty of the Westphalian Wilhelms University in Münster, we contribute through our research to basic health-management research, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases.

Our core competencies are summarized in the two working groups Biomedical Informatics and Health Informatics.

Use of the MDM portal for health research

© Livingpage GmbH & Co. KG, Münster

We want to find out what benefit Europe's largest research infrastructure for medical study forms has for health research.

Therefore, we kindly ask you to give us 15 minutes of your time and participate in our survey "Benefits of the MDM Portal for Health Research"

Links to this message

Survey MDM-Portal


„Research. Together. Now.“

© Livingpage GmbH & Co. KG, Münster

Become part of europe´s largest research infrastructure for medical forms! Our new corporate video shows, how it works:

Just at
sign in and currently have access to over 20.000 medical documentation forms.
These can be used immediately for your own medical studies.

The portal is available for scientific purposes free of charge.


Parkinson's detection via app


At the Institute of Medical Informatics Münster, a mobile system for motion analysis of patients with M. Parkinson Essential Tremor was developed. This project is funded by the IMF (Innovative Medical Research for Young Scientists) and carried out as an observational study in cooperation with the Department of Neurology of the University Hospital Münster. The system consists of so-called smartwatches, which are integrated as part of a short neurological examination on both wrists of the patient and thus measure high-resolution motion data.

Links to this message

WDR-contribution, local time Münsterland from 20.11.2018

Together against itching - DFG funds research group with strong Münster participation

© FZ/H. Gerbling

Dry skin, a healing wound, a bothersome mosquito bite: Probably every person knows how tormenting and unpleasant itching can be. However, if this becomes chronic, there is usually more than "just" a sensation of the skin behind it. In Germany, about 13 percent of adults are affected by chronic itching and effective therapies are still lacking.

Links to this message

Press release of the magazine PulsSCHLAG dated November 2018