Upcoming webinars:

  • November 23rd, 2023 – “Blood pump development for unmet medical needs – challenges and opportunities” (Marcus Granegger, PhD) / “Showcase: Development of a cavopulmonary assist device for univentricular heart patients” (Andreas Escher, MSc) – Register here

Past webinars:

  • October 19th, 2023 – “Simulations of blood flow in rotary pumps” (Dr. Katherine Fraser) / “Simulations of blood flow in a positive displacement group” (Joe Bornoff)
  • May 25th, 2023 – “Heart Failure Challenges – Tearing Down Walls for Improved Patient Outcomes” (Susanna Straat, Nadia Sinner, Jan-Philipp Minol)
  • April 20th, 2023 – “Technical challenges in rotary blood pump design for low flow” (Dr. Sebastian Jansen) / “Numerical tools for blood pump design” (Dr. Michael Neidlin)
  • March 16th, 2023 – “Human iPSC-derived 3D vessel-on-chip to model vascular disease and beyond” (Marc Vila Cuenca, PhD) / “A mechanically active organ-on-chip platform to model the pathophysiology of the heart” (Ass.-Prof. Paola Occhetta)
  • February 23rd, 2023 – “Organ Bioengineering: The Future of Transplantation Medicine?” (Prof. Pedro Baptista)
  • January 19th, 2023 – “Design of sensors and actuators for advanced cardiovascular technologies” (Prof. Seraina Anne Dual)
  • December 15th, 2022 – “The road toward prolonged graft preservation and organ banks” (Cristiano Amarelli, MD)
  • November 24th, 2022 – “Novel strategies to improve the clinical outcome of the vascular access for hemodialysis: from computational studies to experimental activities” (Michela Bozetto, PhD & Prof. Chiara Emma Campiglio)
  • June 9th, 2022 – “Functionalized Biomaterial Systems for Advanced Therapies and Drug Delivery” (Prof. Nuno Neves)
  • May 19th, 2022 – “Japanese technology for circulatory/respiratory assist devices” (Tomohiro Nishinaka, MD)
  • April 21st, 2022 – “Uremic Toxin Sorbents: The Sine Qua Non of Portable Kidneys” (Dr. Stephen Ash) / Outside-In Hemodialyzer Development – Advantages and Merits” (Dr. Mohamed Labib)
  • March 17th, 2022 – “Therapeutic apheresis in sepsis” (Prof. Steffen Mitzner) / “Extracorporeal immune-cell therapy of sepsis” (Dr. Gerd Klinkmann)
  • February 17th, 2022 – “Biomedical career conversation – my experience from research to transformation office” (Alessandra Molteni, MSc)
  • ESAO-IFAO Webinar January 20th, 2022 – “Liver support systems” (Prof. Cécile Legallais)
  • ESAO-IFAO Webinar December 16th, 2021 – “From VV-ECMO towards an implantable artificial lung” (Prof. Tom Verbelen) / “Artificial lung support during lung transplantation: development of a large animal model and first experimental results” (Michaela Orlitova, MD)
  • ESAO-IFAO Webinar November, 25th. 2021 – “Modulating the microenvironment of cells by bioactive surface coatings” (Prof. Thomas Groth) / “Engineering thermoresponsive PNIPAM-grafted-chitosan/heparin multilayers” (Yi-Tung Lu)
  • ESAO-IFAO Webinar October 21st, 2021 – “Membrane innovations for improved blood purification therapies” (Prof. Dimitrios Stamatialis)
  • ESAO-IFAO Webinar September 16, 2021 – “LVAD therapy: clinical perspectives” (Dr. Steven Jacobs, Belgium) / “LVAD for FONTAN: animal research” (Dr. Joeri Van Puyvelde, Belgium)
  • ESAO-IFAO Webinar June 17, 2021 – “Application of micro-machining for evaluation of mechanical reaction of cell in vitro”(Prof. Shigehiro Hashimoto, Japan)
  • ESAO-IFAO Webinar May 20, 2021 – “Long-term Monitoring of Cardiac Assist Devices” (Prof. Heinrich Schima, Austria) / “Interpretation and Prediction of Complications from Routine Pump-Log-File-Recordings” (MS Thomas Schlöglhofer, Austria) / “Interaction Between the Circulation and the Pump” (Dr. Christoph Gross, Austria)
  • ESAO-IFAO Webinar April 15, 2021 – “Emerging applications of therapeutic apheresis to modulate inflammation” (Prof. Viktoria Weber, Austria)
  • ESAO-IFAO Webinar March 18, 2021 – “Research focused to improve prognosis for hemodialysis patients” (Prof. Bernd Stegmar, Sweden) / “Developing cellular models for use in precision medicine” (Tino Vollmer, Germany)