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7th CSF Hydrodynamics Symposium

Date : May 12 - 14, 2024

Location: Macquarie University, Macquarie Park, New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

A preliminary program can be found on the International CSF Dynamics Society’s website.

Keynote speakers:will be Dr. Wouter Schievink from Cedars-Sinai and Dr. Steven Proulx from the Theodor Kocher Institute (TKI) at the University of Bern.

Dr. Wouter I. Schievink
Los Angeles, California

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.

Dr. Steven T. Proulx
Theodor Kocher Institute
University of Bern

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.


Feel free to book your stay at your convenience. We recommend these hotels that are in close proximity to the Symposium location.

Closest hotels:
Mercure Sydney Macquarie Park
MGSM Executive Hotel

Other Hotels within walking distance:
Holiday Inn Express Sydney Macquarie Park
Meriton Suites