Prof. Chaim Lotan, Israel

Professor Chaim Lotan is the Director of the Cardiovascular Division of the Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center. 
He founded the Israeli Working Group for Interventional Cardiology, was for many years chairman of the Israeli Ministry of Health Committee for Certification & Licensing of Coronary Stents, and served as President of the Israel Heart Society 2011- 2013.
He has been the principle investigator in many of the leading studies in interventional cardiology and coronary stents, and has been involved in a number of biomedical innovative ventures and serves as Medical Officer/Advisor in several start-up medical technology companies in the fields of interventional cardiology and cardiac imaging. 
Professor Lotan co- instigated and co- organizes annually the scientific meeting "Innovation in Cardiovascular Intervention" (ICI).
Chaim Lotan also recently initiated a new inter-disciplinary course on the bioinnovation process at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.