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Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Jockenhoevel

Team Leader

Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering

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Curriculum Vitae

Education & Clinical Background

1988 - 1995 Medical School, University of Technology Aachen, Germany
29.05.1995 Doctor in practical Training, Junior Doctor
07/1995–12/1995 Research Fellow at the Dept. of Physiology, RWTH Aachen, Team: Prof. K. Mottaghy
01/1996–12/1996 Resident at the Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery Heart Center Lahr/Baden Head: PD Dr. med. J. Ennker
01.01.1997 License to practice Medicine
01/1997–12/2004 Resident at the Clinic for Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery University Hospital Aachen Head: Univ.-Prof. Dr. med B.J. Messmer/ since 8/2001 Univ.-Prof. Dr med. R. Autschbach
10/1998–04/1999 Resident at the ICU of the Clinic of Cardiology (exchange program) Head: Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. P. Hanrath
01/2005–11/2005 Senior Physician at the Institut National de Chirurgie Cardiaque et de Cardiologie Interventionnelle, Luxembourg Head: Drs. K. Chalabi, A. Charpentier & G. Wendt
since Dec. 2005 Head of the Dept. for Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering Helmholtz nstitut for Biomedical Engineering at the Aachen University Chair of Applied Medical Engineering Director: Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Dipl. Ing. T. Schmitz-Rode

Research Activities

1988–1995 Department of Physiology, University of Technology Aachen,Germany
  Direktor: Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. H. Schmid-Schönbein Labor für Extrakorporale Zirkulation
  Laboratory for Extracorporeal Circulation
  Head: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. K. Mottaghy
  Dissertation: „Entwicklung und Konstruktion alternativer Oxygenatorkonzepte unter Verwendung von mikroporösen Kapillarmembranen“
  Note: magna cum laude (1)
04/1999–02/2000 Research Fellowship at the University Zurich & Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich Clinic for Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery University Hospital Zürich
  Direktor: Prof. Dr. M. Turina
  Dept. of Applied Cardiovascular Surgery Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering Lab.
  Head: PD Dr. G. Zünd Institute for Biomedical Technology & Dept. of Biomaterials
  Director: Prof. Dr. J.A. Hubbell
  Research Area: Bioactive Biomaterials
09/2000–09/2001 Research Fellowship at the Helmholtz Institute for Biomedical Technologies University of Technology Aachen
  Director: Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. G. Rau
  Dept. of Cardiovascular Technologies
  Head: Prof. Dr.-Ing. H. Reul
09/2001–09/2002 Research Fellowship at the Interdisciplinary Center for Clinical Research on Biomaterials (IZKF „Biomat.“) Aachen University, Germany
  Chairman: Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Ch. Mittermayer
2003 – 2004 Chairman of the Department of Tissue Engineering & Stem Cell
  Research & Member of the Executive Committee Interdisciplinary
  Center for Clinical Research on Biomaterials
2003 – 2004 Member of the Faculty Board of the Medical Faculty Aachen University
from 12/2005 Head of the Department for Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering Helmholtz Institute for Biomedical Engineering at the Aachen University

Awards:

  • Ethicon Award 2001 of the German Society for Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery „Tissue Engineering: Complete Autologous Valve Conduit – A New Moulding Technique“
  • ASAIO Fellowship Award 2001 of the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs „Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering: Vascular Composite Graft Based on a Macroporous Mesh“

Reviewer

seit 2000 ASAIO Journal (American Journal of Artificial Internal Organs)
  seit 2005 Member of the Editorial Board
seit 2003 European Cells & Materials
seit 2004 Artificial Organs (International Society for Artificial Organs)
seit 2004 Tissue Engineering
seit 2005 FASEB Journal

Member of Scientific Societies:

  • The European Association For Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Biomaterialien e.V.