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Emily Sarah Gorell
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dermatology
Bio Emily Gorell, DO, MS is a Post-Doctoral Clinical Research Fellow in Dermatology, working with Dr. Jean Tang. Dr. Gorell's research focuses on epidermolysis bullosa (EB), with an emphasis on molecular correction methods and clinical trials. Dr. Gorell first became interested in epidermolysis bullosa after volunteering at Camp Wonder, a summer camp for children with skin diseases in the early 2000s. Prior to medical school, Dr. Gorell was a Senior Clinical Research Coordinator in Dermatology for 7 years, focused on pediatric dermatology clinical research. Dr. Gorell's primary project as a research coordinator was the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical trial of gene therapy for recessive dystrophic EB, with results published in JAMA in 2016.
Dr. Gorell completed her undergraduate work at U.C. Berkeley. She obtained a Master's Degree in Physiology and Biophysics from Georgetown University. She completed medical school at A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona, and performed her clinical rotations at the Seattle, WA clinical site. Dr. Gorell completed a Transitional Year program at Spokane Teaching Health Center in Spokane, WA. Dr. Gorell will be starting dermatology residency at the University of Cincinnati in July 2020.