Anh-Vu Do, Ph.D. student, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
• What is your area of research or scholarship? My area of research is using 3D printing to design controlled drug delivery devices for tissue engineering and cancer vaccinations.
• In simple terms, why does this research matter? The research is designed to enhanced current therapeutic drugs for their intended applications as well as formulate novel drug alternatives. Using 3D printing, we are able to design structures to provide drug release at critical times to provide a more robust response against various disease models.
• What is your degree program and expected graduate date? Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, May 2018
• Hometown: Norcross, GA
• Faculty mentor/advisor: Aliasger Salem
• What are your career goals? To cure cancer and provide medicine that not only helps domestically, but globally. My ultimate goal is to own a non-profit company capable of generating much-needed medicines for all those in need.
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