Dr Zien Zhou

Dr Zien Zhou

Research Fellow, Neurological Program Conjoint Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney


Dr Zien Zhou is an NSW Cardiovascular Elite Postdoctoral Researcher. He obtained his MD degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine (China) in 2011 and his PhD degree from UNSW Sydney in 2022 (UNSW Scientia Scholarship awardee). Before joining The George Institute, Dr Zhou worked as a radiologist in China for eight years. 

His research focuses on brain imaging analysis in stroke, brain-heart interaction, cerebral small vessel disease, and optimal antithrombotic treatment for cardioembolic stroke prevention. He is now leading a pilot trial funded by NSW Health to explore the value of brain images in atrial fibrillation management.