P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Gaurav Gupta, 2007

Managing Partner, Life Sciences Private Capital, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Gaurav Gupta is the child of immigrants from Kenya and India

Fellowship awarded to support work towards an MD in Medicine at Stanford University

Gaurav Gupta is Managing Director of Life Sciences Private Capital at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Gaurav was born and raised in McLean, Virginia. His parents, both Indian, immigrated to the United States four years before Gaurav was born, and have since become American citizens.

Gaurav majored in biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University, graduating in 2007 with both a BS and a MSE. He then attended the Stanford University School of Medicine, graduating in 2011, prior to beginning residency training in neurological surgery at the Neurological Institute of New York at Columbia University Medical Center.

Gaurav has co-authored over a dozen articles in academic journals, filed for two patents, licensed a device for use in spine surgery, and edited a book on the technical, ethical, and policy implications of using tissue engineered products in the operating room. His interests include neuro-oncology and health policy, particularly with regards to innovation.

  • MD Medicine | Stanford University 2011
  • BS Biomedical Engineering | Johns Hopkins University 2007
  • MS Biomedical Engineering | Johns Hopkins University 2007
Work History
  • J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Managing Partner, Life Sciences Private Capital | January 2022 - PRESENT
  • Ascendant BioCapital, Founder
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