Silje Ekroll Jahren

PhD Student

University of Bern, ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, Cardiovascular Engineering

+41 31 632 7586
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Postal Address
Murtenstrasse 50
3008 Bern
2014 - present PhD Candidate, Cardivascular Engineering, ARTORG Center, University of Bern, Switzerland     
2013 - 2014
Research Assistant at Instiute for Dynamic Systems and Control, ETH Zürich, Switzerland           
2010 - 2013          Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering, University of Bern, Switzerland
2008 - 2010 Bachelor of Science in Physics, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
2007 - 2008 Master's Degree Program in Applied Physics and Mathematics, NTNU Trondheim, Norway
  • Cardiovascular engineering
  • Ventricular Assist Devices
  • Arterial Wave Intensity
  • Aortic Valves

Jahren, Silje Ekroll; Winkler, Bernhard; Heinisch, Paul Philipp; Wirz, Jessica; Carrel, Thierry;Obrist, Dominik (2017). Aortic root stiffness affects the kinematics of bioprosthetic aortic valves. Interact CardioVasc Thorac Surg, 24(2):173–180

Jahren, Silje Ekroll; Heinisch, Paul Philipp; Wirz, Jessica; Winkler, Bernhard; Carrel, Thierry;Obrist, Dominik (25 August 2015). Hemodynamic Performance of Edwards Intuity Valve in a Compliant Aortic Root Model. Eng Med Biol Soc (EMBC), 37th Annu Int Conf IEEE 2015:3315–3318.

Jahren SE, Ochsner G, Shu F, Amacher R, Antaki JF, Vandenberghe S (2014): Analysis of Pressure Head-Flow Loops of Pulsatile Rotodynamic Blood Pumps, Artificial Organs, 38(4): 316-326.

Jahren SE, Amacher R, Weber A, Most H, Flammer SA, Traupe T, Stoller M, de Marchi S, Vandenberghe S (2014): Effects of Thoratec Pulsatile Ventricular Assist Device Timing on the Abdominal Aortic Wave Intensity Pattern, Americal Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology, 307(8): H1243-H1251