Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University
Pranav Gadangi graduated from Texas A&M University in May of 2019 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering. During his time there, he participated in an array of research projects at various locations. First, he worked at the Houston Methodist Research Institute. Under the guidance of Dr. Philip Horner, he explored novel methods for regenerating forelimb function following cervical spinal cord injury. Next, Pranav worked with Dr. Abhishek Jain at Texas A&M to develop a microfluidic platform for predicting clotting times in Deep Vein Thrombosis patients. Most recently, he traveled to Madison, Wisconsin to conduct research with Dr. Randolph Ashton at the University of Wisconsin. His research there focused on the development of 3D neural tube organoids from pluripotent stem cells.
Aside from research, Pranav sought leadership roles that allowed him to assist current, newly enrolled, and prospective students throughout their time in and their transition to college. To do this, he held leadership positions in the Texas A&M Tennis Club and the ambassador program for the Biomedical Engineering department. He also served as a peer teacher during the entirety his senior year.
In his free time, Pranav primarily likes to spend time with his friends and family. He typically likes to spend this time with them by playing tennis, watching movies, playing games, and eating. Although his opportunities have recently decreased, he also loves to play the drums when he can.