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Associate Professor Felix Engel

University Hospital Erlangen, Erlangen (Germany)

Prof. Engel holds a diploma degree in Engineering from the Technical University Berlin. He finished his PhD in 2001 under the supervision of Prof. von Harsdorf at the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin. Thereafter, he worked as a Research Fellow in the Group of Mark Keating at the Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School where he became in 2005 an Instructor in Pediatrics. In 2006, he received the Sofja Kovalevskaja Award and became the head of the Research Group for Cardiac Development and Regeneration at the Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research in the Department of Prof. Braun. In 2012, he has been recruited as Professor for Experimental Renal and Cardiovascular Research to the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg. His present research is focused on studying heart development and regeneration, in particular the mechanisms controlling cardiomyocyte proliferation. In addition, he works on tissue engineering solutions including 3D printing.

Vascular smooth muscle in development and genetic disease

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2017

Topic: Cardiovascular anatomy and pathology

Session type: Advances in Science

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Emerging roles for the immune system in cardiac injury and repair

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2017

Topic: Stem cells and cell therapy

Session type: Symposium

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