Dr Kim Mary Mellor
PhD - Cardiac Physiology, University of Melbourne 2011
Dr Kimberley Mellor was awarded her PhD on cardiac dysfunction in diabetes from the University of Melbourne in 2012. Following a post-doctoral period in the Cardiac Phenomics laboratory at the University of Melbourne, she relocated to New Zealand to work at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute with a Rutherford Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in 2013. She was appointed Lecturer in the Department of Physiology at the University of Auckland in 2013 and leads the Cellular and Molecular Cardiology laboratory.
Research | Current
See Mellor Lab website.
Teaching | Current
MedSci 205 The Physiology of Human Organ Systems
MedSci 311 Cardiovascular Biology
MedSci 309 Biophysics of Nerve and Muscle
Council member, Physiological Society of New Zealand
Council member, Australian Physiological Society
Early Career representative, International Society for Heart Research, Australasian Section
Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)
- Mellor, K. M., Curl, C. L., Chandramouli, C., Pedrazzini, T., Wendt, I. R., & Delbridge, L. M. D. (2014). Ageing-related cardiomyocyte functional decline is sex and angiotensin II dependent. Age10.1007/s11357-014-9630-7
- Mellor, K. M., Bell, J. R., Young, M. J., Ritchie, R. H., & Delbridge, L. M. D. (2011). Myocardial autophagy activation and suppressed survival signaling is associated with insulin resistance in fructose-fed mice. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, 50 (6), 1035-1043. 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2011.03.002