Penney Gilbert, University of Toronto, Canada
Penney M. Gilbert is an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto in the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering where she holds a Tier II Canada Research Chair in Endogenous Repair. Gilbert received her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania under the mentorship of Valerie Weaver and then pursued Postdoctoral studies with Helen Blau at Stanford University. Her team engineers and studies three-dimensional models of human skeletal muscle and explores muscle stem cell mechanobiology with the goal of identifying signaling pathways that can be tweaked to boost the function of skeletal muscle stem cells in the body.
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