Sue received her Ph.D. from the Biochemistry Program at The Ohio State University, then pursued her postdoctoral training at Massachusetts General Hospital. Sue now leads a research laboratory focused on defining the role of the endosomal-lysosomal system in human disease, with a particular emphasis on Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis (NCL). Sue is the recipient of a Dubai-Harvard Foundation for Medical Research Collaborative Research Award and a Claflin Distinguished Scholar Award