Committees

Congress chairs

Prof. dr. Liesbet Geris - co-chair - University of Liége, KU Leuven - Belgium
Prof. dr. Stefan Jockenhoevel - co-chair - RWTH University Aachen - Germany
Prof. dr. Lorenzo Moroni - chair - Maastricht  University - The Netherlands

Scientific advisory and Local organising committee members

Payam Akhyari, University of Dusseldorf - Germany
Aart van Apeldoorn, Maastricht University - The Netherlands
Alexander Assmann, University of Dusseldorf - Germany
Matthew Baker, Maastricht University - The Netherlands
Yves Beguin, University of Liege - Belgium
Clemens van Blitterswijk, Maastricht University - The Netherlands
Aurélie Carlier, Maastricht University - The Netherlands
Geert Carmeliet, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven - Belgium
Peter Debruel, University of Gent - Belgium
Denis Dufrane, Catholic University of Louvain - Belgium
Horst Fischer, RWTH Aachen University Hospital - Germany
Stefan Giselbrecht, Maastricht University - The Netherlands
Martijn van Griensven, Maastricht University - The Netherlands
Pamela Habibovic, Maastricht University - The Netherlands
Greet Kerckhofs, Catholic University of Louvain - Belgium
Ivo Lambrichts, University of Hasselt - Belgium
Vanessa LaPointe, Maastricht University - The Netherlands
Laura De Laporte, RWTH Aachen - Germany
Artur Lichtenberg, University of Dusseldorf - Germany
Frank Luyten, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven - Belgium
Carlos Mota, Maastricht University - The Netherlands
Sabine Neuss-Stein, RWTH Aachen University Hospital - Germany
Ioannis Papantoniou, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven- Belgium
Sabine van Rijt, Maastricht University - The Netherlands
Vera Rogiers, Free University of Brussels - Belgium
Elizabeth Rosado Balmayor, Maastricht University - The Netherlands
Roman Truckenmüller, Maastricht University - The Netherlands
Sandra Van Vlierberghe, University of Gent - Belgium
Paul Wieringa, Maastricht University - The Netherlands
Nadia Zakaria, University of Antwerp- Belgium

Scientific advisory committee members

Eben Alsberg, Univeristy of Illinois Chicago - USA
Paula Alves, Institute of Experimental Biology and Technology - Portugal
Luigi Ambrosio, University of Naples - Italy
Joelle Amedee, University of Bordeaux - France
Kristi Anseth, University of Colorado - USA
Manu Garcia Aznar, University of Zaragoza - Spain
Cristina Barrias, University of Porto - Portugal
Jeroen van den Beucken, Radboud University - The Netherlands
Jan de Boer, Eindhoven University of Technology - The Netherlands
Carlijn Bouten, Eindhoven University of Technology - The Netherlands
Eric Brey, University of Texas San Antonio - USA
Bryan Brown, University of Pittsburgh - USA
Jason Burdick, University of Pennsylvania - USA
Jonathan Butcher, Cornell University - USA
Sarah Cartmell, University of Manchester - United Kingdom
Maria Chatzinikolaidou, University of Crete - Greece
Guoping Chen, University of Tsukuba - Japan
Justin Cooper-White, University of Queensland - Australia
Tracy Criswel, Wake Forest University - USA
Patricia Dankers, Eindhoven University of Technology - The Netherlands
Tal Dvir, Tel Aviv University - Israel
Mime Egami, Tokyo Women's Medical University - Japan
David Eglin, AO Davos Institute - Switserland
Jennifer Elisseeff, Johns Hopkins University - USA
Elisabeth Engel, Institute of Bioengineering of Catalonia - Spain
Jeroen Eyckmans, Boston University - USA
Eric Farrell, Erasmus Medical Center University - The Netherlands
John Fisher, University of Maryland - USA
Paul Gatenholm, Chalmers University of Technolgy - Sweden
Sourabh Ghosh, Indian Institute of Technology New Delhi - India
Manuela Gomes, University of Minho - Portugal
Marie Jose Goumans, Leiden University Medical Center - The Netherlands
Warren Grayson, Johns Hopkins University - USA
Farshid Guilak, Washington University - USA
Robert Guldberg, Georgia Institute of Technology - USA
Marco Harmsen, University Medical Center Groningen - The Netherlands
Akon Higuchi, National Central University - Taiwan
Scott Hollister, Georgia Institute of Technology - USA
Yu-Chen Hu, National Tsing Hua University - Taiwan
Clark Hung, Columbia University - USA
Fred Kasper, University of Texas - USA
Ng Kee Woei, Nanyang Technological University - Singapore
Danny Kelly, Trinity College Dublin - Ireland
Mark Chong Seow Khoon, Nanyang Technological University - Singapore
Sue Kimber, University of Manchester - United Kingdom
Masahiro Kino-Oka, Osaka University - Japan
Bahattin Koc, Sabanci University - Tokelau
Subhas Kundu, University of Minho - Portugal
Sander Leeuwenburg, Radboud University - The Netherlands
Malgorzata Lewandowski, Warsaw University of Medicine - Poland
Jennifer Lewis, Harvard University - USA
Katja Leyland-Schenken, University Women's Hospital Tubingen - Germany
Wei Liu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University - China
Shulamit Lvenberg, Technion Israel Institute of Technology - Israel
Peter Ma, University of Michigan - USA
Jos Malda, Utrecht University - The Netherlands
Biman Mandal, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati - India
Joao Mano, University of Aveiro - Portugal
Sakis Mantalaris, Georgia Institute of Technology - USA
Diego Mantovani, University of Laval - Canada
Penny Martens, University of New South Wales - Australia
Ivan Martin, University Hospital Basel - Switserland
Petra Mela, Technical University of Munich - Germany
Tony Mikos, Rice University - USA
Michael Monaghan, Trinity College Dublin - Ireland
Matteo Moretti, University Hospital Lugano - Switserland
Makoto Nakamura, University of Toyama - Japan
Francesco Nicotra, University of Milan Bicocca - Italy
Fergal O’Brien, Royal College of Surgeons Ireland - Ireland
Richard Oreffo, University of Southampton - United Kingdom
Gerjo van Osch, Erasmus Medical Center University - The Netherlands
Abhay Pandit, National University of Ireland Galway - Ireland
Louis Penning, Utrecht University - The Netherlands
Patricia Pranke, Federal University Rio Grande Do Sul - Brazil
Ton Rabelink, Leiden University Medical Center - The Netherlands
Milica Radisic, University of Toronto - Canada
Manuela Raimondi, Polytechnic University of Milan
Padma Rajagopalan, Virginia Institute of Technology - USA
Thamil Selvee Ramasamy , University of Malaya - Malaysia
Rui Reis, University of Minho - Portugal
Geoff Richards, AO Davos Institute - Switserland
Stephen Richardson, University of Manchester - United Kingdom
Felicity Rose, University of Nottingham - United Kingdom
Joris Rotmans, Leiden University Medical Center - The Netherlands
Jeroen Rouwkema, Twente University - The Netherlands
Laura Russo, University of Milan Bicocca - Italy
Andres Sanz, University of Salamanca - Spain
Michael Sefton, University of Toronto - Canada
Dror Seliktar, Technion Israel Institute of Technology - Israel
Tatsuya Shimizu, Tokyo Women's Medical University - Japan
Heungsoo Shin, Hanyang University - Slovakia
Molly Shoichet, University of Toronto - Canada
Theo Smit, Amsterdam University - The Netherlands
Cherie Stabler, University of Florida - USA
Dimitrios Stamiatialis, Twente University - The Netherlands
Moon Suk Kim, Ajou University - Slovakia
Wei Sun, Drexel University - USA
Wojtek Swieszkowsi, Warsaw University of Technology - Poland
Yasuhiko Tabata, Kyoto University - Japan
Iwata Takanori, Tokyo Medical and Dental University - Japan
Shoji Takeuchi, University of Tokyo - Japan
Bil Tawil, University of California Los Angelese - USA
Giovanni Vozzi, University of Pisa - Italy
Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Columbia University - USA
Joyce Wang, Boston University - USA
Sarah Waters, University of Oxford - United Kingdom
Pierre Weiss, University of Nantes - France
Anthony Weiss, University of Sydney - Australia
Kee Woei Ng, Nanyang Technological University - Singapore
Tim Woodfield, University of Otago - New Zealand
Yin Xiao, Queensland University of Technology - Australia
Masaya Yamamoto, Tohoku University - Japan
J.M. Yang, Chang Gung University - Taiwan
James Yoo, Wake Forest University - USA
Dong Yun Lee, Hanyang University - Slovakia
Marcy Zenobi-Wang, ETH Zurich - Switserland
Dimitrios Zeugolis, National University of Ireland Galway - Ireland
Shenmin Zhang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology - China
Janet Zoldan, University of Texas Austin - USA