Kimberley Wang

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  • The University of Western Australia (M309), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

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Biography

Dr. Wang’s PhD was carried out with the Early Origins of Adult Health Research Group, University of South Australia. Her research focused on the associations between low birth weight and the risk of cardiovascular disease in adult life. Her studies demonstrated that reduced substrate supply in utero and low birth weight can negatively impact heart development into adult life.

Dr. Wang is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the School of Human Sciences. Her research interests have now expanded to the fetal origins of respiratory disease whereby her studies are aimed at understanding the links between in utero insults and airway/lung structure-function after birth.

In 2021, Dr. Wang completed a Master in Public Policy (Public Administration & Governance) with Distinction from The University of Western Australia.

Funding overview

2021-2022 Western Australia Near-Miss Award, Department of Health Western Australia, CIA, value: $74,000.

2021-2022 Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Fund Grant, Department of Health Western Australia, CIA, value: $18,070.

2021-2022 Charlies Foundation for Research Mid-Range Grant Program, CIC, value: $30,000.

2020-2021 Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Osborne Park Health Care Group Research Advisory Committee’s 2020/21 Research Grant, CIB, value: $30,000.

2019-2020 Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Osborne Park Health Care Group Research Advisory Committee’s 2019/20 Research Grant, CIB, value: $30,000.

2019-2020 Project Grant Merit Award, Department of Health Western Australia, CIA, value: $75,000.

2019 Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand / National Asthma Council Australia – Asthma and Airways Career Development Fellowship, CIA, value: $60,000.

2017 NHMRC Equipment Grant, value: $50,000.

2017 Early Career Researcher Fellowship Support, The University of Western Australia, CIA, value: $30,000.

2017 New Independent Researcher Infrastructure Support Award, Department of Health Western Australia, CIA, value: $10,000.

2017 Telethon Kids Institute Internal Support Grant, CIA, value: $570.

2017-2019 NHMRC New Investigator Project Grant, CIA, value: $397,003.

2016-2017 - Asthma Foundation Western Australia Project Grant, CIA, value: $40,000.

2015-2018 - NHMRC Early Career Research Fellowship, CIA, value: $309,436.

2015-2016 - Asthma Foundation Western Australia New Investigator Grant, CIA, value: $24,300.

2014 - NHMRC Equipment Grant, value: $47,500.

2013 - Friends of the Institute for Child Health Research - Provision of Financial Support for Researchers and Research, CIA, value: $2,500.

Previous positions

Honorary Research Fellow
Telethon Kids Institute

Research

Low birth weight and cardiorespiratory disease

Languages

English
Mandarin
Malay
Cantonese

Education/Academic qualification

Public Administration & Governance, Master of Public Policy, The University of Western Australia

PhD, University of South Australia

Bachelor of Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (Honours), University of South Australia

Bachelor of Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, University of South Australia

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