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New board members!

4/26/2019

Dear ESSR members,

It is my great honor and pleasure to introduce the new board of the ESSR, voted in at our last meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. 

  • Prof. Wolfgang Jungraithmayr, treasurer, has taken over from Prof. René Tolba. Professor Jungraithmayr is based in Rostock, Germany and is the head of the department of Thoracic surgery and an esteemed researcher specialized in lung cancer and organ transplantation. 
  • Dr. Mikael Chetboun, secretary general, has taken over from Dr. Thomas Hubert. Dr. Chetboun is a General and Endocrine surgeon from Lille, France specialized in islet of Langerhans transplantation surgery. 
  • Miss Lisa Rancan, a biomolecular researcher in surgical research, based in Madrid, Spain and past congress president of the ESSR 2018.
  • Dr. Jaroslav Chlupac, a Vascular and Transplantation surgeon from Prague, Czech Republic who is active in the field of surgical research with interests in vascular tissue engineering and transplantation. 
  • Dr. Thomas Theologou, a Cardiovascular surgeon based in Lugano, Switzerland and Liverpool, United Kingdom, and past ESSR congress president in 2015.
  • Dr. Manuel Maglione, associate professor of the General and Transplantation surgery department in Innsbruck, Austria, and congress president of the ESSR 2020.
  • And myself, Dr. Konstantinos Vakalopoulos, president, has taken over from Prof. Jiri Froněk.