Katherine Shim, Ph.D.

Katherine Shim, PhD, received her doctorate from Stanford University and completed her postdoctoral training at the University of California, San Francisco. She is currently a Scientific Review Officer at the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Prior to joining the NIH, she was an Assistant Professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, where she led an extramurally-funded research laboratory investigating the role of cell signaling during the embryonic development of the inner ear. In particular, her laboratory focused on the role of a mouse deafness gene during specification of embryonic progenitor cells of the inner ear.