Amanda King


  1. B.S.E., Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
  2. M.D. Candidate, Yale University
  3. Ph.D. Candidate, Yale University


Research Interests:

Drug delivery to intracranial tumors, Radiosensitizing small molecules, Pediatric Neuro-oncology

Research History:

2015-2016: Yale Cancer Center Pre-Doctoral Fellowship

2014-Present: Graduate Student Researcher, Saltzman Lab - Convection-Enhanced Delivery of Radiosensitizer-Encapsulating Nanoparticles for the Treatment of Pediatric Brain Tumors

2012: Special Investigations, Saltzman Lab - siRNA Delivery to Intracranial Tumors Using Polymeric Nanoparticles

2011: Special Investigations, Niklason lab - iPSC Reprogramming Using mRNA Transfection, Yale University

2010: Institute of Regenerative Medicine Fellowship - Tissue Engineering of iPSC-Derived Vessels from Prenatal Fibroblasts, University of Pennsylvania

2009-2011: Undergraduate Researcher in Developmental Biology of Congenital Heart Defects, Gruber Lab, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia