Mesenchymal Stem Cells, Hematopoietic Stem Cells, induced Pluripotent Stem Cells, Materials, Regenerative Medicine, Immunology.
Katy received her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering from Georgia Tech and was awarded the College of Engineering Helen Grenga Outstanding Female Engineer Award. She fulfilled a Whitaker International Fellowship at Imperial College London where she studied hematopoietic stem cells using a zebrafish model. She continued her graduate education as a National Science Fellow at Georgia Tech. She is currently studying methods for using materials to enhance the angiogenic potential of mesenchymal stem cells.