Prof. Daniela Schweizer

Dec 2001
Graduated at School of Veterinary Medicine, Ludwig- Maximilians- University Munich, Germany

2002- 2004
Clinic for Small Animals, Dr. Martin Unger, Augsburg, Germany

Doctoral Thesis, University of Munich

2004- 2007
Residency diagnostic imaging, Vetsuisse-Faculty Bern, Switzerland

Sept 2007
Board exam, Dipl. ECVDI

Jul 2008 -2012
Faculty position Division of Clinical Radiology, Vetsuisse-Faculty Bern

April 2012
Assistant Professor Clinical Radiology, Vetsuisse-Faculty, Bern

Since February 2016
Professor and Head of Division of Clinical Radiologie, Vetsuisse-Faculty Bern

Main research activity: Neuroimaging, MRI


Daniela Schweizer was born in the south of Germany (Friedrichshafen) and studied veterinary medicine at the School of Veterinary Medicine, Ludwig- Maximilians- University Munich, where she graduated in 2001. From 2002- 2004 she worked as assistant in a Clinic for Small animals, in Germany and performed her doctoral thesis at the same time at the University of Munich. In 2004 she moved to the Vetsuisse-Faculty Bern for the residency in diagnostic Imaging and became a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging in 2007. After that, she first worked as clinical instructor and later on as faculty member in the Division of Clinical radiology in Bern and became an Assistant Professor in 2012.

Since February 2016, she is Professor and Head of the Division of Clinical Radiology in Bern.

Her main interest is neuroimaging and her research interest correlation of MRI signal to histopathology of intracranial and spinal lesions as well as non-invasive MRI techniques to measure neuronal currents, CSF flow and intracranial pressure. Furthermore, she is interested in image-guided interventions in small but also equines.

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