• Helena Kim

    Post-doctoral Researcher/La Trobe University

  • Dr Helena Kim is from the School of Life Sciences at La Trobe University in Melbourne. She obtained her PhD in Neuroscience from the Florey Institute at The University of Melbourne in 2011. During the past 8 years, her post-doctoral research under the supervision of Professor Christopher Sobey has resulted in several important papers in the field of stroke and CNS diseases. She is currently exploring inflammatory mechanisms that might contribute to brain injury and neurological outcome following ischemic stroke and how these might be targeted with cell-based therapies. She has expertise in small animal surgery – especially in multiple mouse models of stroke, and has published 24 peer-reviewed papers in internationally recognised journals, including Nature Communications, Stroke and JCI Insight