Steven T. Proulx, PhD, University of Bern, Switzerland
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Dr. Steven T. Proulx attended SUNY- Binghamton University and was awarded a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1998. He received a Master’s of Science in Biomechanical Engineering in May of 1999 from Stanford University. After 4 years working as an engineer outside academia, he reentered graduate school at the University of Rochester in 2003 in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. He was awarded a Sproull Fellowship to attend Rochester where he pursued research in the Center for Musculoskeletal Research under the direction of Dr. Edward Schwarz and received his PhD in March 2008. From 2008 until 2012, he performed research as a post-doctoral fellow in the lab of Dr. Michael Detmar at ETH Zurich in Zurich, 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. As of February 2019, he is a Group Leader at the Theodor Kocher Institute at the University of Bern where he focuses on imaging studies related to fluid flow within the central nervous system and the connections with the lymphatic system. He has co-authored over 60 scientific publications.