PROF. DR. TAKASHI AKASAKA
Professor in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine Wakayama Medical University with over 25 years of experience in interventional cardiology. Research interests in physiologic evaluation of coronary artery disease and invasive coronary imaging with extensive studies and clinical trials in these areas.
PROF. DAVID ERLINGE
Professor in the Department of Cardiology University of Lund with a clinical speciality in invasive cardiology. Professor Erlinge’s research is focused on acute coronary syndromes, vulnerable plaque, therapeutic hypothermia, cardioprotection and platelet function. He has published >300 original articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
PROF. DR. BRETT BOUMA
ADVISOR LASER TECHNOLOGY
Professor of Dermatology and Health Sciences and Technology Harvard & MIT. Experienced with development and translation of novel diagnostic instrumentation for medical applications. Professor Bouma’s research has led to >300 issued patents and five different medical devices on the market.
PROF. STUART FOSTER
As a Professor at the Department of Medical Biophysics University of Toronto and Founder and former chairman of Fujifilm Visulalsonics Inc, Professor Foster brings extensive knowledge on the development of high frequency clinical and preclinical imaging systems.
EVELYN REGAR, MD. PHD.
An experienced Interventional Cardiologist with 17 years in the role. Evelyn is now Consultant Director of Research at the University Hospital of Zürich, Switzerland. She has co-authored >300 articles published in major peer-reviewed scientific journals.
JOOST DAEMEN, MD. PHD.
Senior Interventional Cardiologist at the Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam. Joosts clinical activities include complex PCI, intracoronary imaging and structural heart interventions. Joost is highly involved in cardiovascular research with >250 co-author peer reviewed publications. His research focus is intracoronary imaging, physiology and renal sympathetic denervation. Joost is a fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC).
JAN WALD, MBA, PHD.
ADVISOR MARKETING & REGULATORY STRATEGY UNITED STATES
Jan Wald has over 35 years of experience with Medical Device and Technology companies, most recently as a Managing Director Advisor at Silverwood Partners. Jan has held management positions at Guidant Corporation and Honeywell Inc. in Clinical Sciences and Research and Development and Product Development. He did Post-Doctoral studies at the University of Minnesota at the Center for Human Learning, has a Ph.D. from Brandeis University and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas. Jan brings his wealth of experience to advise Kaminari Medical.