Kriti is a medical engineering Ph.D. candidate in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) Program and a member of the Cima Lab at the MIT Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research. She designs implants for drug delivery to the abdomen, with a focus on making intraperitoneal chemotherapy more safe and accessible for patients, easier to administer for healthcare providers, and more cost-effective for cancer care in limited-resource settings.
Kriti grew up in the Boston area and graduated from Harvard College in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering. Her previous research has also focused on novel drug delivery platforms for cancer treatment. At MIT, she currently co-directs MIT Hacking Medicine, which is focused on driving sustainable healthcare innovation. In her spare time, she loves to travel, bake, sing, dance, and spend time with her dog.