Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of UtahBiography
Shawn C. Owen, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering; of Medicinal Chemistry, and of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah. He is also a member of the Huntsman Cancer Institute Experimental Therapeutics Program and the Nano-Institute of Utah. Dr. Owen's research focuses on evaluating the pharmaceutic stability of antibody-based therapeutics, creating ADCs that induce self-amplifying therapeutic cascades, and engineering antibody-split enzyme systems for diagnostic applications. He has published >30 research papers on drug delivery and biotechnology, and his research has produced 4 patent applications. Dr. Owen is recognized with several prominent university teaching awards and is sought for outreach workshops by both academic and industry sponsors.