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
20182020
Improving brain outcomes in the growth restricted newborn using placental stem cell treatment
20182020
Reducing inflammation in growth restricted newborn babies
Children’s Hospital Foundation
20172019
Improving brain oxygen levels in babies using stem cell treatment
Children’s Hospital Foundation
20172019