Universität Regensburg - Klinik und Poliklinik für Herz-, Thorax- und herznahe Gefäßchirurgie


    • Organisation type:
      • Education & Training
      • Technological Consultancy
    • Year founded:
    • not available
    • Employees (at the site):
    • not available
    • Turnover range:
    • not available
    • Products/services:
    • Artificial organs for substitution of failing lung and circulation function.
      Development of the temporary lung substitution ( pumpless extracorporeal lung assist - pECLA) and the emergency heart assist (MECC).

      Bioengeneering for haemocompatibility of artificial surfaces.

      Production of small diameter (smaller than 0.8mm) vascular substitutes from biological material (umbilical cord research).

      Endothelial cell research for:
      - knowledge accumulation and functional understanding on molecular level
      - anlysis of effects by modern pharmaca

    • Core competencies:
    • Primary work in the field of medical research:
      1. heart and lung assist devices
      2. artificial sufaces
      3. tissueengeneering:
      -Biocompatibility of synthetic, biological and biocompatible (titanium
      coating) prosthetic materials in cell and animal models
      -Isolation and characterization of endothelial cells, progenitors and
      stem cells from heterogenous tissues and from blood samples
      -Seeding of human endothelial cells (EC), endothelial progenitors and
      fibroblasts on biomaterials and vessels under static and flow
      -Cryopreservation of fibroblasts, EC, and vascular tissues

      Pharmacodynamic effects of immunosuppressive drugs (mTOR-, calcineurin-
      inhibitors) on organ-specific EC.
      Investigation of vasoactive compounds in vascular samples of patients
      with cardiovascular diseases.

    • Language skills:
    • English
    • Key Tech / section:
      • Biotechnology
      • Medical Technology
    • Certification:
    • not available

    • Sales markets - target countries:
    • Regionaler medizinischer Versorgungsauftrag und überregionale Leistungserbringung in medizinischen Schwerpunkten: - koronare Bypasschirurgie - Herzklappenrekonstrukt. - Aortenchirurgie im Brustraum -Transplantation/mech. Herz-Kreislauf-Assistenz
    • Cooperation offers:
    • not available
    • Contact person:
    • Prof. Dr. Christof Schmid (Mr.)
      - Management