Dr. Frauke Günther

  • Born 1982
  • 2001-2006: Studies mathematics/diploma University Bremen
  • August 2006: Diploma in mathematics
  • September 2006 - December 2012: BIPS: Research assistant
  • August 2012: Doctoral degree in mathematics
  • January 2013 - October 2021: BIPS: Research coordination
  • November 2021 - May 2023: BIPS: Head of Reporting and Communication
  • Since May 2023: Managing Director of BIPS

    Selected BIPS-Publications

  • Articles with peer review

  • Günther K, Foraita R, Friemel J, Günther F, Bullerdiek J, Nimzyk R, Markowski DN, Behrens T, Ahrens W. The stem cell factor HMGA2 is expressed in non-HPV-associated head and neck squamous cell carcinoma and predicts patient survival of distinct subsites. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. 2017;26(2):197-205.
  • Jahn I, Börnhorst C, Günther F, Brand T. Examples of sex/gender sensitivity in epidemiological research: Results of an evaluation of original articles published in JECH 2006-2014. Health Research Policy and Systems. 2017;15:11.
  • Friemel J, Foraita R, Günther K, Heibeck M, Günther F, Pflüger M, Pohlabeln H, Behrens T, Bullerdiek J, Nimzyk R, Ahrens W. Pretreatment oral hygiene habits and survival of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) patients. BMC Oral Health. 2016;16:33.
  • Foraita R, Brandes M, Günther F, Bammann K, Pigeot I, Ahrens W. The influence of aerobic fitness on obesity and its parent-offspring correlations in a cross-sectional study among German families. BMC Public Health. 2015;15:638.
  • Foraita R, Günther F, Gwozdz W, Reisch LA, Russo P, Lauria F, Siani A, Veidebaum T, Tornaritis M, Iacoviello L, Vyncke K, Pitsiladis Y, Mårild S, Molnár D, Moreno LA, Bammann K, Pigeot I, on behalf of the IDEFICS consortium. Does the FTO gene interact with the socioeconomic status on the obesity development among young European children? Results from the IDEFICS study. International Journal of Obesity. 2015;39(1):1-6.
  • Günther F, Pigeot I, Bammann K. Artificial neural networks modeling gene-environment interaction. BMC Genetics. 2012;13:37.
  • Günther F, Fritsch S. neuralnet: Training of neural networks. R Journal. 2010;2(1):30-38.
  • Günther F, Wawro N, Bammann K. Neural networks for modeling gene-gene interactions in association studies. BMC Genetics. 2009;10:87.
  • Software

  • Fritsch S, Günther F, Wright MN, Suling M, Mueller SM. neuralnet: Training of neural networks. (Version 1.44.2); 2019.

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Frauke Günther


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