Dr Susan Hua
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School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy
The University of Newcastle, Australia
|Office||MS126, Medical Science Building|
- Inflammatory disorders
- Targeted drug delivery
Dr Hua has established the Therapeutic Targeting Research Group at The University of Newcastle. Her background as a clinical pharmacist has given her a thorough clinical understanding of therapeutics and disease states, and has allowed her to identify promising research avenues in therapeutics and drug delivery. The research focus of Dr Hua's laboratory is on targeted drug delivery using nanomedicines in biomedical applications. Dr Hua's research expertise covers the areas of formulation, in vitro studies and preclinical in vivo studies. This expertise provides a solid foundation to formulate and evaluate new drug delivery systems and apply them to pathological disease states, in order to assess potential clinical applicability. Her research provides a platform for the translational development of targeted therapeutics that will ultimately provide a novel therapeutic strategy in clinical disease management.
Fields of Research
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- Pharmacy Practice
Dr Hua BPharm (Hons, Class I), PhD, MPS is a full time academic at the School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy, Discipline of Pharmacy. She is a registered pharmacist in Australia and has worked a number of years across various facets of pharmacy, including hospital, community and research. Dr Hua is teaching into the areas of Pharmacotherapeutics and Pharmacy Practice in the Masters of Pharmacy program at The University of Newcastle. Dr Hua strongly believes in the importance of high quality teaching and positive motivation of pharmacy students and junior pharmacists to sustain the quality use of medicines in the community.