Dr. Christina Reufsteck, TÜV SÜD Product Service GmbH - Qepler Summits And Conferences

Dr. Christina Reufsteck

Biocompatibility Expert
TÜV SÜD Product Service GmbH
TÜV SÜD is a trusted partner of choice for safety, security and sustainability solutions. Over the last 150 years, we have added tangible value to our partners and customers through a comprehensive portfolio of testing, certification, auditing and advisory services.

Christina studied Biology and graduated at the University of Cologne. Then she moved to the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg, where she worked in cancer research, and received her PhD. Afterwards, she joined BioMedimplant, an accredited biocompatibility test laboratory in Hannover. There she conducted studies of cytotoxicity, hemocompatibitity and implantation according to the ISO 10993 series. Since 2014, she is working as an expert at the notified body TÜV SÜD Product Service GmbH in Munich and assesses the manufacturers’ technical documentation with focus on biocompatibility. Christina is a member of the German working committee for ISO/TC 194 (Biological and clinical evaluation of medical devices).

Related Sessions:

3rd Annual Extractables &
Leachables Summit 2023

Get the latest updates in regulation, analytical testing, risk & safety assessment, biocompatibility.
  • 11 Oct 2023
  • Virtual,
  • Pharma
WORKSHOP's Day: Friday, 13 October 2023
CASE STUDY: E&L studies from a Notified Body Perspective
  • Importance of Chemical Characterization in the biological evaluation of medical devices
  • E&L testing as part of the chemical characterization
  • Importance of reporting thresholds
  • Use of E&L data in addressing biological endpoints
  • Life-time aspects in biological evaluation
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