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Shawn C. Owen, Ph.D.

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Shawn C. Owen, Ph.D is an Associate Professor in Molecular Pharmaceutics and Adjunct Associate Professor in the departments of Medicinal Chemistry and Biomedical Engineering 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 >35 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.