Garry Steil, PhD
Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Dr. Steil received a Ph.D. in Physiology and Biophysics from the University in Southern California, in Los Angeles California. Prior to receiving his Ph.D. he received a B.Sc. and a M.Sc., both in Electrical Engineering, from the University of Alberta in Edmonton Alberta Canada. He also worked as postdoctoral fellow at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston looking for new ways to transplant islets (another approach to addressing the insulin deficiency in type 1 diabetes), as well as in industry where he sought to develop the first commercially available artificial pancreas that could be made widely available to individuals with the disease.