Helena is a Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Professor Edda Spiekerkoetter's laboratory in the School of Medicine. Her main focus is investigating right ventricular adaption and maladaptation in response to an increased afterload. She is also interested in left and right ventricular interdependence in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) . Helena completed her PhD in Pulmonary Vascular Biology under the supervision of Dr Roger Thompson, Professor Allan Lawrie, and Professor Sheila Francis at the University of Sheffield, UK. Her research focus also includes the investigation of dsRNA signalling in pulmonary vascular remodelling in PAH and pulmonary veno-occlusive disease (PVOD).

Professional Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Nottingham Trent University (2017)
  • Master of Science, University Of Nottingham (2018)
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University Of Sheffield (2024)

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