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BrNew Content Itemyn Martin, PhD, University of Idaho, USA

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Dr. Martin serves as Adjunct Associate Professor of Mechanical, Chemical, and Biological Engineering at University of Idaho (2015-present) and Vice President of Research, Precision Delivery, and Cerebrospinal Fluid Sciences at Alcyone Therapeutics (2020-present).  From 2012-15 Dr. Martin served as the first Director of the Conquer Chiari Research Center at University of Idaho.  He completed post-doctoral training from 2009-2012 at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) and earned a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Martin's research focuses on investigation of CSF dynamics in health, disease, and therapeutics.   Specific areas of expertise include Chiari malformation, syringomyelia, intrathecal drug delivery and CSF filtration, astronaut eye biomechanics, in vitro and computational fluid dynamics modeling of CSF, in vivo imaging of CSF, and medical device research and development.  Dr. Martin has served as Principal Investigator for research funded by National Institute of Health (NIH), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), National Science Foundation (NSF), industry and foundations. He also contributes as a scientific advisory board member for industry and foundations.