Zhao Rong Rong

PhD

Post-Doc Fellow

Rongrong is interested in the extracellular matrix (ECM) of heart, in particular the glycogen component of the cardiac ECM. Her work aims to understand the change of ECM during progression of heart failure, and the roles that ECM plays in this process. She is also interested in cardiac fibroblast the main producer of the ECM in particular how do fibroblasts respond to ischemic insult. Before joining the Foo lab, Rongrong studied clinical neuroscience at Cambridge UK. Her work focused on neural plasticity, axon regeneration, and developing treatment for spinal cord injury through ECM modification.Outside the lab, she enjoys travelling, cooking, spending time with friends, and likes to learn and to experience new things.