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Dr Yen Kim is the Manager in Research and Development for the NTRI. She has a PhD in Neuroscience from Deakin University. She completed a research traineeship at the Mayo Clinic (MN, USA), working with a multidisciplinary team across neural engineering, psychiatry and translational neuroscience departments. To further her career in Health Care Project Management, she continued with professional education at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Dr Kim commenced at the NTRI in 2017 where she started by managing major grants in the medical technology domain including resuscitation interface design and decision support platforms.

In her current role, she is responsible for engaging researchers, clinicians and external stakeholders to foster collaboration and provide guidance on research proposals, research project execution and funding opportunities. She identifies areas for innovation to establish and maintain partnerships with industry partners, government agencies and other health policy makers. Dr Kim is a key liaison between NTRI and the School of Translational Medicine, Monash University, Monash Innovation team and the Monash Research Office, in order to oversee and ensure quality for all research and registries.

She holds an adjunct research fellow position at the Monash University with which she is able to supervise PhD and Biomedical Science Honours students. Dr Kim continues to pursue her particular research interest in medical device development with projects such as the Monash Technology Transformation Institute initiative.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research area keywords

  • Biomedical science
  • Neural negineering
  • Psychiatry
  • Translational neuroscience

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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