A Visit to Harvard Medical School’s Ott Laboratory

April 2013, Gordon accompanied Dr. Glenn Gaudette on a visit to Harvard Medical School’s Ott Laboratory for Organ Engineering and Regeneration where research was being conducted to use stem cells to engineer human hearts. Images obtained from these visits were incorporated in Gordon’s series “A Cuore Aperto.”

Research at Worcester Polytechnic Institute

April 2013, Due to her interest in cardiac research, Gordon visited Biomedical Engineer Dr. Glenn Gaudette at his medical research laboratory at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where stem cells are delivered to heart tissue to regenerate damaged cardiac cells. Gordon was able to take photographs of magnified cardiovascular tissue used in this research.