Jesper Hjortdal

Jesper Hjortdal

EuCornea President

Jesper Hjortdal graduated from Aarhus University in 1988 and was clinically trained in Denmark and at Moorfields Eye Hospital, UK. His research focus has mainly been in corneal optics, biomechanics, corneal transplantation, corneal banking and refractive surgery, and he has published more than 200 papers/book-chapters. Jesper Hjortdal is past president of the Danish Ophthalmological Society and the European Eye Bank Association. Currently he is board member of ESCRS, secretary of EU EYE, President of EuCornea, co-editor of Acta Ophthalmologica and Current Eye Research and member of the drafting group for Guide to the quality and safety of tissues and cells for human application published by the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM).