Sara Qvarlander, Editorial Board Member
University Hospital of Northern Sweden and Umeå University
Sara Qvarlander is a biomedical engineer and researcher at the University Hospital of Northern Sweden and Umeå University. After a degree in in Engineering Physics from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Dr. Qvarlander pursued a PhD in Biomedical Engineering at the Department of Radiation Sciences at Umeå University. She completed her PhD, which focused on analysis of ICP pulsatility and postural CSF dynamics, in 2013. She conducted post-doctoral research at the Neurological Institute of the Cleveland Clinic in 2014. Currently Dr. Qvarlander works with the Umeå Hydrocephalus research group. Her research interests include modeling and analysis of intracranial pressure and the cerebrospinal fluid dynamics, development and validation of methods for lumbar infusion measurements, Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (INPH), Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH), as well as applications of MRI and machine learning in INPH and MRI-based measurements of CSF and blood flow in the brain.