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Reem Khojah

Assistant Teaching Professor, Bioengineering
Shu Chien-Gene Lay Department of Bioengineering at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering

Drug discovery; drug resistance; micro-robots; mini organs

Khojah develops mini-organs featuring novel micro-robotic systems that enable artificial intelligence to be part of the creative process in drug discovery pipelines. Her research aims to understand how the tumor micro-environment orchestrates drug-resistance pathways, which can lead to new insights in cancer prognosis and drug response.

Capsule Bio:

Khojah joined the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering as an Assistant Teaching Professor in 2022. Previously, she was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Irvine starting in 2021, and a postdoctoral research at UC Santa Cruz beginning in 2019. Khojah earned a PhD in bioengineering from UCLA, and a master's degree in chemical and biological engineering from King Abdullah University for Science and Technology.  

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