Cardiovascular Pioneers

ViVitro was founded by cardiovascular pioneers, David Walker and Larry Scotten.  We regularly interview leaders in cardiovascular research to share their work and honour their efforts. To suggest an interview subject, please contact Mike Camplin.

Dr. Sotiris Korossis

Interview: Dr. Sotiris Korossis on tissue-engineered heart valves, decellularised valvular scaffolds, and simulations

Fangli Xiong: University research and training at Singapore Polytechnic

INTERVIEW: Andreluiz de Sousa Cunha discusses South American cardiovascular device market

INTERVIEW:  Mr. Kenneth Chan Zhi Wei on Mitral Regurgitation and the VeloX prosthetic heart valve

INTERVIEW: Victor U. Okali discusses AAA implants, simulated environments and physician training

Cardiovascular Pioneers: Creating aortic heart valves from autologous pericardium

INTERVIEW: Dr. Rouzbeh Amini on experimental techniques and tricuspid valves, the “forgotten” valve

Interview: Michael Nagy on implantable wireless pulmonary artery sensor for outpatient hemodynamic monitoring

Wei Sun Interview: Testing and modeling of TAVR tissues

Doug Bernstein, PECA Labs

Interview: Doug Bernstein PECA Labs on the challenges and methodologies of pediatric cardiac devices

Dr. Bassil Akra Interview: ISO 17025 and the differences in North American and European regulations

Dr. Dominik Obrist

Interview: Dominik Obrist on biomedical fluid dynamicist approach to determining mechanistic causes

Muralidha Padala

Interview: Muralidhar Padala on turning mechanisms of mitral valve disease into new technologies and solutions


Michel Labrosse interview: New framework helps cardiac surgeons plan aortic and mitral valve repair procedures

Interview: Sharan Ramaswamy on cardiovascular mechanobiology


Interview: Karim MOUNEIMNE discusses Europe, Israel and Africa device testing market

Dr. Arash Kheradvar

Interview: Dr. Arash Kheradvar speaks about KLAB and cardiovascular engineering

Robert Tranquillo

Interview with Robert Tranquillo: Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering

Interview with Larry Scotten and VSI's prototype Leonardo

Karen May-Newman

Interview: Karen May-Newman & The Forces Behind Cardiovascular Device Innovation

15 Minutes with David Walker, ViVitro co-founder


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