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Keynote Session V  Skin and bone regeneration

Modeling healing processes in hard and soft tissue: possibilities and limitations in vitro

Prof. Dr. C. James Kirkpatrick

MD PhD DSc FRCPath Emeritus Professor of Pathology

University Medical Center
Langenbeckstrasse 1
D-55101 Mainz


Charles James Kirkpatrick has a triple doctorate in science and medicine (MD, PhD, DSc) from the Queen’s University of Belfast (N. Ireland) and is emeritus Professor of Pathology at the University Medical Center in Mainz, Germany. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists (FRCPath), London and has both honorary and visiting professorships in China, Singapore and Sweden. His principal research interests are in the fields of biomaterials in regenerative medicine, with special focus on human co-culture systems. During the past years his work has focussed on bone vascularization, as well as co-culture models for respiratory tract regeneration.