Dr Tracey Bjorkman

Senior Research Fellow

UQ Centre for Clinical Research
Faculty of Medicine
+61 7 334 66015


Dr Tracey Björkman is a Senior Research Fellow studying hypoxic brain injury in the newborn

Dr Bjorkman's research interests are:

Perinatal GABAa receptor developmentGABA mediated excitotoxicity in immature brainSeizures and injury following hypoxiaNeuroprotective therapies for newborn hypoxic-ischemic brain

Research Interests

  • GABA excitotoxicity, neuroprotection and the perinatal hypoxic brain
  • Seizure detection in the newborn


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Master of Science, Griffith University
  • Bachelor of Science, Griffith University


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  • (2018) Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Book Chapter

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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Completed Supervision