Dr Tracey Bjorkman is a member of the Perinatal Research Centre and Clinical Neuroscience Theme at UQCCR. Dr Bjorkman is a developmental neurobiologist and leads the Neonatal Brain Injury & Repair Research Group.

Researcher biography

Dr Tracey Björkman is a Senior Research Fellow studying hypoxic brain injury in the newborn

Dr Bjorkman's research interests are:

Perinatal GABAa receptor developmentGABA mediated excitotoxicity in immature brainSeizures and injury following hypoxiaNeuroprotective therapies for newborn hypoxic-ischemic brain
Featured projects Duration
Stem cell treatment for neonatal hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy
National Health and Medical Research Council
20182021
Long-term protection in the growth restricted newborn
20212023