Katie Gorick

Olive B. and Franklin C. Mac Krell Jefferson Fellow
Ashburn, Virginia
B.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2015)
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Biomedical Engineering


Katie Gorick is a doctoral candidate in biomedical engineering at the University of Virginia. Her research centers on the use of focused ultrasound to facilitate targeted gene delivery to the blood vessels of the brain in the context of stroke. She is currently funded by a two-year fellowship from the American Heart Association. She recently co-authored a review article in the scientific journal Cardiovascular Research and will be presenting her research at two international conferences during the summer and fall of 2019. This summer, she will be conducting an internship at the Spinal Research Foundation in Reston, Virginia. Katie received her B.S. in biomedical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2015.

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