Janko Kajtez

Janko Kajtez

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Janko’s research interests are focused on introducing novel bioengineering and biomaterial solutions to modeling and treatment of neurological disorders. During his PhD, he developed microfluidic devices and 3D printing methods for in vitro engineering of stem cell-based neural circuits. After joining Parmar lab, he has been working on direct reprogramming of adult human fibroblasts into dopaminergic neurons in injectible 3D cultures as a potential route towards patient-specific cell-replacement therapy for Parkinson’s disease.

PhD in Biotechnology and Biomedicine – Technical University of Denmark
Masters in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology – KU Leuven, TU Dresden
Bachelors in Physics and Applied Mathematics – Hampden-Sydney College

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

UKÄ subject classification

  • Medical and Health Sciences
  • Basic Medicine
  • Neurosciences


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