Kenneth Gage

  • Program Years: 1998-2002
  • Academic Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Field of Study: Artificial Organs
  • Academic Advisor: William Wagner
  • Practicum(s):
    Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico (1999)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2007
    M.D. University of Pittsburgh, 2007
    B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Florida, 1995

Current Status

  • Status: Radiology Resident (Research Track), Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD
  • Research Area: Molecular Imaging, Computational Fluid Dynamics Design of Artificial Organs


I am planning a career in academic medicine with a strong research component in quantitative science that includes imaging and CFD analysis. Bioreactor design for tissue engineering applications and functional imaging of the tissue regeneration process are current interests.


Gage KL, Gartner MJ, Burgreen GW, Wagner WR: Predicting membrane oxygenator pressure drops using computational fluid dynamics. Artificial Organs 26(7): 600-7, (2002).
Gartner MJ, Wilhelm CR, Gage KL, Fabrizio MC, Wagner WR: Modeling flow effects on thrombotic deposition in a membrane oxygenator. Artificial Organs 24(1): 29-36, (2000).
Gage KL, Wagner WR: "Cardiovascular Devices". In Standard Handbook of Biomedical Engineering and Design, Ed. Kutz M, McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing, New York, NY (2002)(book chapter).


ASAIO Biomedical Engineering Student Fellowship - American Society for Artificial Internal Organs
Coro Pittsburgh Health Sciences Fellowship - Jewish Healthcare Foundation and Coro Center for Civic Leadership
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society