Balgrist University Hospital and the University of Zurich have appointed Inge Herrmann, a leading expert in the field of medical technology, to their academic team. She was previously a professor at ETH Zurich and Empa, where she will continue to carry out research and teaching duties. At Balgrist, Herrmann established the Ingenuity Lab specializing in innovative developments in the fields of medical materials and technologies with the aim of applications in orthopaedic soft tissue research.2023-11-16 10:45:19
Inge Herrmann, a leading expert in medical technology, has been appointed to the academic team at Balgrist University Hospital and the University of Zurich. She was previously a professor at ETH Zurich and Empa.
At Balgrist, Herrmann established the Ingenuity Lab, which focuses on innovative developments in medical materials and technologies for orthopaedic soft tissue research. The lab will research and develop materials, diagnostic devices, and therapeutic applications in orthopaedics.
They are working on new tissue bonding technologies for minimally invasive and robot-assisted surgery, as well as surgical adhesives with integrated sensors to detect infections and complications. The lab also focuses on treating radiation-resistant soft tissue tumors and antimicrobial resistance.
The lab will collaborate closely with clinical teams at Balgrist University Hospital, as well as research groups at Empa and ETH Zurich. The goal is to develop technology-based solutions tailored to medical challenges.
The vision for the Ingenuity Lab is to push the boundaries of medical technology and develop solutions that address the needs of healthcare professionals and patients. The lab aims to be a platform for collaboration between scientists, engineers, and physicians.
The opening of the Ingenuity Lab strengthens Balgrist University Hospital's position as a leading center for orthopaedic research in Europe..
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