About VIJAYENDRAN GOVINDASAMY
Dr. Vijayendran is the Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Hygieia Innovation. Previously he was attached with the Department of Children Dentistry and Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya. Prior to this, he was associated with Stempeutics Research Malaysia (Manipal Group), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia as the Research Scientist since its inception in 2008. He has been working in the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine for the past 5 years. He received PhD in Biotechnology from University Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia. His areas of expertise include Animal Tissue Culture, tissue banking and engineering with special reference to the cultivation of fastidious cells such as neurons, hepatocytes, vascular endothelial cells, cardiomycocytes, induced pluripotent stem cells, islets of Langerhans, organ cultures of skin, placenta, dental, bone marrow and adipose. He has authored several publications in international peer reviewed indexed journals.