Assistant Professor - Leiden University Medical Center
Valeria Orlova, PhD is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Anatomy and Embryology, Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), Leiden, The Netherlands. She received her PhD from the University of Heidelberg, Germany and post-doctoral training in vascular biology at the Experimental Immunology Branch at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, USA. Dr. Orlova’s current research is focused on the application of human pluripotent stem cell (hPSC) technology to the cardiovascular biology, such as differentiation of cardiovascular cell types, including tissue-specific endothelial cells and macrophages, as well as the development of realistic organ-on-chip disease models for drug repurposing from hPSCs. She is a part of the Netherlands Organ on a Chip Initiative (NOCI) and European Organ on Chip (EUROoC) training network.