Gavin Pharaoh

Postdoctoral Scholar, UW Radiology


Dr. Pharaoh is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Radiology at the University of Washington in the Translational Bioenergetics Lab of Dr. David Marcinek. His work is focused on the study of mitochondrial dysfunction in aging and age-related disease, specifically age-related muscle loss (sarcopenia). He is supported by the Biological Mechanisms of Healthy Aging T32 at the University of Washington.


  • 2019 – Ph.D., Physiology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2014 – B.S., Microbiology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2014 – B.A., Multidisciplinary Studies, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK