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Our 7th annual international symposium will focus on advances in the field of Mechanobiology that have resulted in the development of new types of pharmaceuticals, drug delivery systems, engineered tissues, and wearable therapeutic devices that leverage physical forces or target mechanical signaling pathways as a core part of their mechanism of action. Organized by Wyss Institute Core Faculty members Dave Mooney and Don Ingber, the day will include a number of distinguished speakers who will provide examples of how mechanics is being harnessed in ways that can transform the future of medicine. 
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Tuesday, September 20 • 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Implantable devices with self-remodeling capacity

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Simon P. Hoerstrup

Chair and Director, Co-Director, Institute for Regenerative Medicine, University of Zurich, ETH, Wyss Zurich, Wyss Institute at Harvard University
Simon P. Hoerstrup, MD, PhD, is a physician and leader in the field tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. He is Chair and Director of the Institute for Regenerative Medicine and Co-Director of the recently founded Wyss Translational Center Zurich in Switzerland. Hoerstrup is also Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Technical University Eindhoven in the Netherlands, Associate Member of the Department of Health Science Technology... Read More →

Tuesday September 20, 2016 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, Ma 02115