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Sue Anne Chew 

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Sue Anne Chew Ph.D​

Lecturer 
Director, Health Disparities Scholars Program
 
 
 
 
 

DEGREES:

Ph.D in Bioengineering from Rice University, Houston TX
B.S in Chemical Engineering from University of Texas at Austin, Austin,TX
 

CV/VITAE: Chew.pdf


 

CLASSES TAUGHT:

FRI Research Methods (BMED 1102)
FRI Research Techniques (BMED 1102)
FRI Research Experience I (BMED 3121) 
FRI Research Experience II (BMED 3123) 
Introductory Medical Biochemistry (BMED 1101) 
Introductory Cell Biology (BMED 1103) 
 

JOINED UTB:

2013

  

AREA OF SPECIALITY AND RESPONSIBILITY:

Biomaterials approaches for cancer therapy and tissue engineering.
Freshman Research Initiative (FRI)​
Director of the Health Disparities Scholars Program

 

RESEARCH:
Dr. Chew research interest is biomedical approaches for local controlled delivery of drugs for the treatment of cancer and tissue engineering. She is also interested in the application of biomaterials in the design of 3D culture systems to better study and test therapeutics for cancer. She has experience in designing biodegradable composite systems (non-viral gene delivery vectors, nano- and micro- particles and biodegradable scaffolds) for drug delivery and studying the potential of small molecule inhibitors for the treatment of melanoma and prostate cancer.

 


PREVIOUS POSITIONS AND WHERE:
Postdoctoral Associate, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

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Contact information​

Office hours: Tue/Th 1pm - 4pm
or by appointment
                Office: BRHP 1.314
Phone: 956-882-6518
            
SueAnne.Chew@utb.edu

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