Venue: To be announced
Organizers: Lynne Bilston and Marcus Stoodley
Our Keynote Speakers
Dr. Steven T. Proulx
University of Bern, Switzerland
|Dr. Steven T. Proulx is a Group Leader at the Theodor Kocher Institute at the University of Bern in Switzerland where he focuses on imaging studies related to fluid flow within the central nervous system and the anatomical connections to the lymphatic system. He received his PhD in Biomedical Engineering in March 2008 at the University of Rochester. From 2008 until 2012, he performed research as a post-doctoral fellow in the lab of Dr. Michael Detmar at ETH Zurich in Switzerland where he performed research on developing methods for in vivo lymphatic vessel imaging. In 2012 he was awarded the Andrew Moisoff Young Investigator Award from the Lymphatic Research Foundation. From 2013 to 2019, he has served in the role of Senior Scientist in the lab of Dr. Detmar. In February 2019, he started his current position at the University of Bern. He has co-authored over 70 scientific publications and serves as an Associate Editor at Fluids and Barriers of the CNS. He is a board member of the Swiss Society of Microcirculation and Vascular Research and the International Brain Barriers Society.
Prof. Wouter I Schievink
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, USA
|The research of Wouter I Schievink, MD, focuses on outcomes of complex cerebrovascular surgery, syndromes of spontaneous intracranial hypotension/spinal CSF leaks, as well as extracellular matrix proteins in intracranial aneurysms and cervicocephalic arterial dissections and models of intracranial aneurysms.