Dr. Lu’s research involves the use of nanoparticle-based formulations to deliver therapeutic and diagnostic agents. These are primarily applied in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

In this video clip, Dr. Lu talks about her project aiming to develop tumor-targeted radioactive nanoparticles that are able to treat peritoneal metastases in ovarian cancer. (Thanks for the support from American Cancer Society) (May, 2018)

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  • Check out our most recent publication in Nature Cell Biology! Glad to see that our proprietary nanoparticles containing doxorubicin exhibited the best effectiveness in inhibiting leukemic stem cells!  (April 28, 2020)
  • Check out our most recent publication in International Journal of Pharmaceutics! (October 30, 2019)
  • Congratulations to Wei-Chung Luo for receiving the Dr. Thomas Jennings Award at the 2019 International Society Lyophilization-Freeze Drying East Coast Chapter Meeting! (September 19, 2019)
  • Check out our most recent publication in Nanotheranostics on overcoming hypoxia-induced chemoresistance with open access! (May 29, 2019)
  • Our new publication has been featured at UConn Today: Research Holds Promise for Improved Treatment of Ovarian Cancer (May 16, 2019)!
  • Congratulations Sterling Glass for receiving the General Travel Award to attend the ASPET Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology 2019 in Orlando, FL! (April 2, 2019)
  • Congratulations to Sterling Glass for receiving 2019 John B. Morris Fellowship in the area of Pharmacology and Toxicology! (April 2, 2019)
  • Congratulations to André Beringhs for receiving 2019 Gerald J. Jackson Memorial Fellowship! (March 31, 2019)
  • See UConn Today on Dr.Lu's service award! (March 31, 2019)
  • Dr. Lu has been listed as Featured Faculty at UConn Research website
  • Congratulations on the new publication in the upcoming issue of Particle & Particle Systems Characterization and our design was selected to be featured on the cover! (March 25, 2019)
  • Congratulations to Dr. Xiuling Lu for receiving the 2019 Dean Robert L. McCarthy Faculty Service Award! (February 28, 2019)
  • Congratulations to Dr. Laura Gonzalez-Fajardo for a successful doctoral dissertation defense! Check some photos here! (February 18, 2019)
  • Congratulations to André Beringhs for receiving the Best Abstract Award and the Travelship Award sponsored by AstraZeneca at 2018 AAPS annual meeting! (November 12, 2018)
  • Congratulations on another new publication in AAPS PharmSciTech! Check our publications here! (September 20, 2018)
  • Congratulations on the new publication in Pharmaceutical Research! Check our publications here! (July 26, 2018)


Contact Us

Phone: (860)486-5188
Address: School of Pharmacy
University of Connecticut
69 North Eagleville Road
Unit 3092
Storrs, CT 06269-3092

Last updated on: 04/28/2020