Our Steering Group consists of eight voting members, which is composed of the 4 spokespersons of the Clinical and Organ System Fields and the 4 spokespersons of the Connecting Topics Fields. Together with the head of the BCRT Science Center Management, it forms the steering of the center and represents the BCRT internally and externally.
Our spokespersons team is composed of Georg Duda as a head and Julia Polansky and Ludovic Vallier as deputies.
Georg Duda is head of the clinical research field “Musculoskeletal System” at BCRT, the director of Julius Wolff Institute - Center for Musculoskeletal Biomechanics and Regeneration and co-heading the APT section of BIH. Within BCRT spokespersons team, he is focusing on streamlining administrative aspects within the advanced and regenerative therapy topic in BIH and the implementation of a clinical incubation space within BIH for advanced therapies.
Julia Polansky is head of the cross-sectional research field “Epigenetics Genetics and Cell Differentiation” at BCRT and co-heading the APT section of BIH. Within BCRT spokespersons team, she is focusing on the internal managing of BCRT financial and equality/diversity aspects.
Ludovic Vallier is head of the clinical research field “Hepatology” at BCRT and Max Planck Fellow at MPI for Molecular Genetics. Within BCRT spokespersons team, he is focusing on coordinating and further development of external collaborations at national and international level.
Martin Textor, as the elected staff representative of the BCRT, is also part of the steering committee and is invited to participate in all meetings and discussions of the committee in an advisory capacity. Currently, the Steering Group consists of: