Helen Cai

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PhD Student

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Helen obtained a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from the University of Melbourne in 2014, majoring in pharmacology and neuroscience. She completed an Honours project in otolaryngology.

Helen is currently pursuing her PhD and her research involves investigating molecular indices of blood-brain barrier alterations in schizophrenia under inflammatory conditions.

Projects Helen Cai is currently involved with

CURRENT PROJECTS

Molecular Indices of Blood-Brain Barrier Alterations in the Brains of People with Schizophrenia

This research investigates the molecular indices of blood-brain barrier alterations in the brains of people with schizophrenia compared to healthy adults. These changes are also considered  in the context of elevated inflammation, which has been found in a subset of people with schizophrenia.

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Molecular Indices of Blood-Brain Barrier Alterations in the Brains of People with Schizophrenia

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