Mary Clare McCorry

B.S. in Biomedical Engineering
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2012

M.S. in Biomedical Engineering
Cornell University, 2015

Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering
Cornell University, 2017




Mary Clare is a fourth year Ph.D. student working to create a tissue engineered meniscus. She is specifically studying the mesenchymal stem cell applications in tissue engineering the meniscus and meniscus-to-bone interface.



Honors and Awards

  • CTSC TL1 Training Grant
  • HHMI Med into Grad Fellowship
  • NSF Materials REU at Carnegie Mellon
  • Best in Senior Design at the Northeastern Bioengineering Conference
  • Koerner Graduate Fellowship
  • President’s IQP Award (WPI)
  • Funded by Howard Hughes Medical Institute Med into Grad Fellowship
  • Weill Cornell Medical College Clinical and Translational Science Center NIH TL1 Scholar
  • NSF GRFP Honorable Mention


Mary Clare is from Marshfield, Massachusetts. While an undergraduate at WPI, she sang a cappella and did musical theatre. Now that she’s at Cornell she has embraced her inner explorer and loves hiking and paddling with her dog Ruari.

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