Kim Blom studied both Psychobiology and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Amsterdam. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degrees in 2009 and 2010, respectively. She conducted her internship for Psychobiology in 2009 in the Laboratory of Aging and Cognitive Diseases at the European Neuroscience Institue (ENI) in Göttingen, Germany. Her project focused on fear extinction (memory) and IGF2 in the hippocampus. For Biomedical Sciences, she did her research at the Laboratory of Genetic Metabolic Diseases at the Amsterdam Medical Center (AMC), where she focused on fatty-acid oxidation in X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy.
In 2010 she started the Selective Utrecht Medical Master (SUMMA) at the University of Utrecht, and graduated as Medical Doctor in 2015. Meanwhile, she started her research at the Julius Center which focuses on hippocampal subfields (7T MRI) in patients with Alzheimer's disease under supervision of dr. Mirjam Geerlings, dr. Dineke Koek, and prof.dr. Geert Jan Biessels.