Wendy Pierce, PhD

Brandon Cox

Wendy was born in Nairobi Kenya and traveled to Gerogia to get her Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Georgia College and State University. Wendy continued her education at the University of Georgia to get her Ph.D. in Chemistry before coming to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital to work as a Post Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Structural Biology.


Wendy is currently the Neurobiology and Brain Tumor Project Coordinator at St. Jude. She supports preclinical drug discovery efforts by being a liaison for the project teams inclusive of researchers and clinicians and the Chemical Biology & Therapeutics Centers. Wendy also works with external collaborators from pharmaceutical companies and academic institutions to avail promising therapies and biotechnology for SJCRH preclinical evaluation. 


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