Michael F. WolfBS, MS
Michael F. Wolf is a Distinguished Scientist and Bakken Fellow at Medtronic where he has worked for 31 years with a focus on medical device biocompatibility and blood-material interactions. During this tenure, he contributed to the development and assessment of new technologies and helped in the evaluation and release of numerous new products. Wolf is also Convener of the ISO10993-4 international standard that focuses on medical device interaction with blood. In this capacity, he guided the development of the 2017 revision of the standard. Wolf has 8 patents, 27 peer-reviewed publications, and 3 book chapters and serves on the executive board of the International Society for Applied Cardiovascular Biology. Wolf is also the 2018 recipient of the C. William Hall Award from the Society for Biomaterials. Wolf has B.S. degrees in Biochemistry and in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an M.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Minnesota.