Meet the Fellows

Our Regulatory Science Fellows join us from around the world and conduct research in a variety of disciplines. Learn more about our fellowship cohort and why they joined us below.

Ryan Knox, JD
Regulatory Science Fellow, Harvard-MIT Center for Regulatory Science
Hometown: Burlington, MA
Fun Fact: I draw (and used to sell) caricatures.
Research: How law and policy affect the development, affordability, and accessibility of medicines
"This fellowship gave me the opportunity to work with leading scholars in pharmaceutical law and policy whom I have long admired. I am also excited to be a part of cutting-edge research on pharmaceutical regulation in such an interdisciplinary environment, regularly working with experts in law, medicine, public health, and economics."
Susmitha Wunnava, PhD
Regulatory Science Fellow, Harvard-MIT Center for Regulatory Science
Hometown: Waltham, MA
Fun Fact: I discovered my passion for dancing and started learning Bollywood dance at 35
Research: AI/Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Healthcare
"Do your best. Work with the best. Be the best."
Alex Everhart, PhD
Regulatory Science Fellow, Harvard-MIT Center for Regulatory Science
Hometown: East Bethel, MN, US
Fun Fact: I go deer hunting in Minnesota every year.
Research: Medical devices, Innovation, Health economics
I chose this fellowship because I'm excited to work with a great team of interdisciplinary researchers to understand how policymakers can use regulatory mechanisms to bring safer and better medical devices to market.
Magdi Elsallab, PhD
Regulatory Science Fellow, Harvard-MIT Center for Regulatory Science
Hometown: Mansoura, Egypt
Fun Fact: I take film photos, and I'm currently building a darkroom.
Research: Gene and Cell therapy, Good Manufacturing Practice, Biostatistics
"The regulatory science fellowship offers a unique opportunity to work with leaders in the field of gene and cell therapy as well as regulatory science. It also provides the opportunity to work with the regulatory authorities on various regulatory science projects."