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Vicky Lai

PhD Student

Vicky is a Master of Science in Medicine (Infection and Immunity) graduate from the University of Sydney and a Global Excellence Graduate Scholar (BMedSc) from UWA.


Vicky's research seeks to elucidate molecular stressors and potential mechanisms of heart failure. Her focus is unravelling the function of a novel chaperone protein. She works with  hESCs/iPSCs, cardiomyocytes, macrophages, monocytes and endothelial cells. 


A licensed paramedic, medical and scientific copywriter, Vicky has pioneered numerous health initiatives for beneficiaries globally. During her free time, she enjoys winding down with a candle and a good book.

Vicky Lai
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