Dr. Hans Gregersen MD, PhD

Dr. Hans Gregersen

Research Professor
Aarhus, Denmark

Degree(s)

M.P.M. in Strategic Management (University of Aarhus, Denmark, 1999)
Ph.D. in Health Science (University of Aarhus, Denmark, 1994)
M.D. (University of Aarhus, Denmark, 1988)

Hobbies

Running, Biking

Inventions

Impedance planimetry, Multimodal Probe, FLIP, Fecobionics, Fungibionics

Biography

Dr. Gregersen previously served as Professor in medicine, engineering, and bioengineering colleges in Denmark, Norway, Ireland, China and USA. Dr. Gregersen was the director of Research and Innovation at Aarhus University Hospital from 2001-2010 and the Executive Director of the Sino-Danish University in Beijing from 2010-2013 and Vice-Dean at the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences during the same period. He was in the Chinese foreign talent program from 2013-2016 and received the Chinese National Friendship Award in 2014. He also received the AGA Award in 2008 and is Fellow of the American Gastroenterology Association. He has served on several journals and congress editorial boards and was President of the 2015 OESO Congress in Monaco. Dr. Gregersen co-serves as Professor in the Department of Surgery at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Dr. Gregersen established the GIOME network that has sites in USA, Europa, Mainland China and Hong Kong. He has a number of highly cited publications in gastrointestinal biomechanics as well as in other fields in gastroenterology, gynecology and the cardiovascular field. Dr. Gregersen published six books in gastroenterology, primarily about new technological advances in mechanosensory research and diagnostics. Dr. Gregersen is the inventor of the FLIP technology that was acquired by Medtronic in 2017. He is also the inventor of the multimodal technology and Fecobionics, and holds numerous other patents and made several spin-off companies. Dr. Gregersen received grants from NIH, Chinese Science and Technology grants, EU-FP6, EU-FP7 and Danish Research Council grants.