ICTEHV proudly introduces one of the keynote speakers who will attend the International Conference of Tissue Engineered Heart Valves: Prof. dr. Simon Hoerstrup.
Simon P. Hoerstrup, MD, PhD, is a physician and leader in the field of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. He is also Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Technical University Eindhoven in the Netherlands, Associate Member of the Department of Health Science Technology at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and associate faculty of the Harvard Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering in Boston, USA. Simon leads several major scientific international consortia projects.
Simon Hoerstrup obtained his medical and scientific education in Germany, USA, and Switzerland. He was postdoctoral research fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School. His main research expertise lies in the fields of tissue engineering, cell based therapies and disease modeling.