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Ekaterina TkatchoukPrincipal Engineer, Research & Development, Surgical Structural HeartEdwards Lifesciences

Currently working as a principal chemist at Edwards LifeSciences Ekaterina holds BS in Chemistry and PhD in Materials Science and Engineering with extensive experience (+10 years) in developing and bringing to manufacturing novel polymeric materials for long and short-term implantable medical devices. Previous to Edwards Ekaterina worked for 5 years for Abbot Laboratories/StJude Medical performing research and development of biostable, biodegradable and "smart" materials used in Cardiac Rhythm Management medical devices. Her educational background includes doing research for 5 years at Caltech in the department of Materials Science, and Applied Physics. The results of her research have been accepted for publications in more than 25 journals of international prestige with rigorous peer-reviewing and presented at more than 20 international conferences.

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