Pioneering deep learning for advanced structural heart imaging


Streamlining and enhancing your clinical workflows and research 

Decision-making powered by the expertise of heart teams worldwide


Creating the most reliable planning for heart valve interventions together with clinicians to:

accelerate the breakthrough of mitral
and tricuspid valve procedures


Find out more about how each of our team members contribute to our goals.


Meet the Team


Julian Praceus



Aleksei Vasilev

Head of Software Development


Scientific Project Manager & Deep Learning Engineer

Dr. Katie Fitch

Katie is creating the image-based planning of tomorrow together with our clinical partners, tailored to their ideas. She holds a PhD from Princeton and previously worked as a postdoc at TU Munich.

Julian founded LARALAB and built a dedicated team and network that shares the passion for breaking new ground in cardiac imaging and the treatment of heart valve diseases.

Alex ventures beyond the imaginable and creates automated CT-based assessments, surpassing what is possible in clinics today. He works closely with imaging experts to integrate their knowledge.



Julian Bernard

Julian is LARALAB’s key driver to build medical software that fulfills the highest quality standards according to ISO 13485, MDR and FDA. He initiates and leads projects with innovative medical technology companies


Lachana Hada

Software Engineer

Lachana is passionate about realising cloud based software tailored for interdisciplinary heart teams, and interactive collaboration.


Clinical Affairs & Digitalization Manager

Lennart Nies

Lennart is the expert when it comes to introducing innovative structural heart software. He’s a marathon runner that manages our clinical research projects and lays the groundwork for routine use of our powerful platform.


Usability & Risk Engineer

Anja Roepling

Anja anticipates and eliminates risk before our heart teams even identify it. She tests usability concepts continuously with our clinical partners. Prior to LARALAB, Anja released neuro navigation systems for Brainlab.


Boris Link

Product Manager

Boris is only satisfied when our software workflow thoroughly fulfills the planning and decision making needs of the heart teams.


Medical Engineer

Cristina Rubio

Cris keeps the computers running hot in our automated core and test lab. Whether it's creating the most precise segmentations or intensively testing our software, Cris doesn't miss the slightest inaccuracy.

Cloud & Machine Learning Engineer

Jeffrey Jedele

Jeff develops extremely secure cloud infrastructure, as he did before at IBM. He makes sure you never notice the intense processing behind our powerful algorithms.


Lisa Tsechanski

UX Engineer

Lisa works intensively with interventionalists and designs our elegant and easy-to-use workflows.


Nika Mendelev

Quality & Regulatory Affairs Manager

Nika is our key quality and regulatory expert. As an experienced and passionate quality engineer, she ensures our products fulfil the highest regulatory requirements.


Software & Deep Learning Engineer

Miraç Sanisoğlu

Mirac is always hunting for challenging morphologies. He is dedicated to training our deep learning algorithms to robustly reconstruct abnormalities in CTs.


Deborah Annerl

Human Resources Consultant


Business Associate & Recruiter

Glori Pérez

Glori strives to make the job application process at LARALAB as smooth as possible. She’ll be your first contact if you apply to join our growing team.

Deborah has a keen eye for hiring people and has a special flair for helping them develop their talent.


Andreas Iakobou

Software Engineer

Andy, our allrounder, goes the extra mile to perfectly integrate our software with our clinical partners systems.


Software Working Student

Dhaval Shah

Dhaval is head of our working student department. He develops cutting edge software technology to tackle unsolved clinical challenges.


Edward Plugge

Marketing Intern

Edward follows the latest developments, publications and conferences in the structural heart field. You may meet him at our next conference!


Our Secret Boss


Karlo secretly controls the whole show and ensures everything is running just as he wants it to.

Interested in discovering more?