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Ms Tamari Askurava

Hannover Medical School, Hannover (Germany)

Tamari Askurava acquired her undergraduate degree in the field of applied biotechnology in 2016 and a graduate degree in biology in 2019. Since then, she has conducted her doctoral research in cardiac tissue engineering and stem cell biology. She specializes in the generation, characterization, and differentiation of human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs). Furthermore, she has ample experience testing different hydrogels, generating tissues, and assessing tissue forces using bioreactors. Her current main research area and passion revolve around cardiomyopathy modeling. Her hobbies involve crafting, playing instruments, and dancing. She speaks Georgian (native), English, Russian, and German, but also knows the basics in several other languages.

Influence of sarcomeric protein mutations on myocardial function in a 3D-disease model of human iPSC-derived bioartificial cardiac tissue

Event: ESC Congress 2023

Topic: Cardiomyopathies

Session: Basic science and cardiomyopathies


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