Jan Hendrik Ankersmit

Hendrik Jan Ankersmit is a consultant and research group leader at the Department  of Thoracic Surgery at the Medical University of Vienna. Jan took up a professorship in the subject field thoracic surgery on 1 September 2021. The main focus of his research work is translational surgical research, which has led to publications in journals such as Nature Communications, The Lancet, Circulation, European Heart Journal and Basic Research in Cardiology. Over the course of his career, Jan has discovered and mentored many medical and scientific talents. His working group has successfully implemented the “from bench to bedside” principle on many occasions.

Councillor 2021-2024