Haein Kim joined the T1D Fund in January 2022. Prior to joining the Fund, Haein was a business development associate at Ximbio/CRUK, focusing on life science research technology in-licensing and university partnership and technology portfolio management.
Before Ximbio/CRUK, Haein was a post-doctoral research fellow at University of Washington, using laser tweezers to understand biophysical forces that contribute to normal cell division. At UW, she interned at UW CoMotion as an Innovations Fellow, where she evaluated technologies disclosed to UW’s Innovations hub.
Haein graduated from University of Vermont with a Ph.D. in Cellular, Molecular, and Biomedical Sciences. During her time at UVM, she used microscopy-based approaches to study chromosome movement during mitosis. She received her B.A. in chemistry from Haverford College and worked as a research associate at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia conducting hemophilia research before starting graduate school.