Professor Jess Snedeker

University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Tendon Structure Changes During Injury and Rehabilitation

Professor Jess Snedeker is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Biomechanics at the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich. Additionally, he is Chief Scientific Officer, Swiss Center for Orthopaedic Innovation and Application (SCOIA) at Balgrist Campus. Jess graduated from a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1995 from Lehigh University. He then went on to complete an MSc in Bioengineering between 1998 and 2000 in Penn State University, and followed this up with a PhD in Mechanical Engineering with ETH Zurich between 2000 and 2004.

His research interests include mechanobiology, collagen matrix biology, regenerative biomaterials and medical device design, clinical validation and translation. His professional goals include educating tomorrow's leaders in health related sciences, and the healthcare industry, making breakthrough scientific discoveries in the field of musculoskeletal physiology and improving orthopaedic patient care through novel biomedical devices and biotechnology research and development.


Sunday ~ 7th Nov ~ DAY 2 Session 4: Tendon

Tendon Structure Changes During Injury and Rehabilitation

ETH Zurich, SWI