Hans Peter Wendel

University Hospital Tuebingen, Germany

Hans Peter Wendel conducted his Undergraduate studies in Biology, Study of Zoology, Pharmacology, Plant Physiology, and Paleontology at the University of Tübingen, Germany, from 1981 to 1987. From 1987 to 1989, he conducted a Diploma thesis in the laboratory of Professor Dr. W. Engels at Department of Zoology and Developmental Physiology in Tübingen. From 1990 to 1994, he conducted a Ph.D. thesis in the research laboratory of Professor Dr. H.-E. Hoffmeister at the Department of Thoracic, Heart and Vascular Surgery at the University of Tübingen. In 2008, he received his Habilitation degree in experimental cardiac surgery. He has been the Head of GLP-Testing Laboratory for blood contacting devices according to EN DIN ISO 10993-4 at the University of Tübingen, since 2008. Since 2009, he has worked as an Akademischer Oberratanda and a Research Director at the Department of Thoracic, Heart, and Vascular Surgery at the University of Tübingen. Since 2011, he has served as an Adjacent Professor at Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen. His research topics include hemostaseology of the extracorporeal circulation, FXII-kallikrein-kinin system, hemocompatibility and biomaterials in blood contact, coatings of biomaterials with capture molecules (aptamer technology) for attracting stem and progenitor cells, siRNA for protection of cardiovascular grafts and siRNA-coated cardiovascular medical devices, and platelet protection during extracorporeal circulation.

Biography Updated on 10 June 2012

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