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Office of Postdoctoral Affairs Meet Swathi Swaminathan, PhD

Drexel Postdoctoral Fellow Swathi Swaminathan, PhD

Swathi Swaminathan, PhD, is a third-year postdoctoral associate from the Vascular Kinetic Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Drexel University. This is her first postdoc position after receiving her PhD in biological engineering at Utah State University. Her mentor is Dr. Alisa Morss Clyne.

Dr. Swaminathan's research focus includes fabricating in vitro models to study endothelial cell metabolic interactions with parenchymal tissues along with investigating the effect of inflammatory markers on aortic stiffness following spinal cord injury. She collaborates with Drexel's Department of Biology, the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Pennsylvania, and the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Rowan University. She has authored a number of publications and mentored high school students, undergraduates and PhD students. Dr. Swaminathan ardently believes in promoting collaboration and wellness initiatives among fellow postdocs to help them stay motivated and maintain a healthy work-life balance.

Contact the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies
Drexel University College of Medicine
Health Sciences Building
60 N 36th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Natalie Chernets, PhD
Director of Postdoctoral Affairs & Professional Development

For more information, please contact the Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Professional Studies

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