Dr Laura Bienvenu
BSc(Hons) | PhD, University of Melbourne
Dr Laura Bienvenu is a Group Leader in the Molecular Imaging and Theranostics laboratory. She leads research focusing on understanding how blood clots and the immune system contribute to cardiovascular disease, specifically heart attacks. This research aims to identify key features of inflammation and thrombosis in the heart and develop novel therapies to improve outcomes after a heart attack.
Since joining the Atherothrombosis and Vascular Biology laboratory in 2018 and transitioning into the Molecular Imaging and Theranostics laboratory in 2020, Dr Bienvenu has received significant funding for her research, including a Heart Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, NHMRC Ideas Grant (CIB) and a Heart Foundation Vanguard Grant.
At the Baker Institute Dr Bienvenu is a member of the Early Career Scientist and Mentoring Committee. She also holds an Honorary appointment at the Baker Department of Cardiometabolic Health at the University of Melbourne.