Hwajin Kim, PhD

Dr. Hwajin Kim is a postdoctoral fellow of Neurological Diseases at the Gladstone Institutes at San Francisco. She previously held positions at Columbia University Medical Center and completed her doctoral studies at Northwestern University at Chicago. Kim's research focuses on bringing a cell and molecular biology perspective to the study of Alzheimer's disease. She is involved in developing new methods of measuring mitochondrial energy expenditure during synaptic transmission in normal and diseased conditions and finding therapeutic intervention by manipulating mitochondrial fission and fusion dynamics.