Cassie S Mitchell, PhD

Georgia Institute of Technology & Emory University

Cassie S. Mitchell, PhD, is an assistant professor in Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University School of Medicine. She founded the Laboratory for Pathology Dynamics, which specializes in predictive medicine to identify causes, develop cures, and optimize care. Dr. Mitchell combines big data, statistics, machine learning, and computational neuroscience to tackle neuropathology. She has >100 peer-reviewed publications but is most known for data-enabled prediction of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Alzheimer’s Disease. When Dr. Mitchell is not researching neurological disease, she is racing it as a Team USA Track & Field athlete, world record holder, and Paralympic Games medalist.