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About Katja

Prof. Dr Katja Schenke-Layland

Professor at the Women's University Hospital Tubingen

Katja is the Professor of Medical Technologies and Regenerative Medicine in the Department for Women's Health at the University Women's Hospital Tubingen and Deputy Student Dean of the Medical Technology program at the University of Tubingen.

Women's Hospital Tübingen

Director and Department Head at the Fraunhofer IGB Stuttgart

Katja is the Interim Director (2016) of the Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology (IGB) and Department Head of the Department of Cell and Tissue Engineering

Fraunhofer IGB Stuttgart

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Stem Cell Reports paper by Shen et al

Cardiovascular disease remains a leading cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Embryonic stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes (ESC-CMs) may offer ...


Katja - "The 100 Smartest Innovators in Germany"

German innovators tend not to shout from the hilltops so the Handelsblatt newspaper (Germany's Wall Street Journal) sought out Germany’s 100 smartest innovators ...


Katja at "10 Jahre Pakt für Forschung & Innovation"

Katja joined Johanna Wank (German Minister for Education and Research), Eva Quante-Brandt, Anja Kohl, Andreas Busch and Matthias Kleiner in a panel disucssion ...