Dr. Catherine Baty is a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh Department of Cell Biology. She also holds a secondary position in the Department of Human Genetics.
Dr. Baty did her undergraduate work in biochemistry at Bowdoin College in Maine. She then studied veterinary medicine at the University of Minnesota before she earned her PhD in veterinary biomedical sciences/biotechnology at North Carolina State University, where she also did her internship and residency in small animal internal medicine. She did post-doctoral fellowships at the University of Oxford and the Medical University of South Carolina before moving to Pittsburgh.
Dr. Baty’s research interests include:
lymphatic endothelial cell biology, especially gap junction communication
molecular pathogenesis of lymphedema
role of lymphatics in wound healing
mRNA transport and role in cardiac hypertrophy
genetics of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Dr. Baty is an expert in live cell imaging.
View a list of Dr. Baty’s publications here.