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Welcome to Dr. Lu’s Laboratory

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.

Main Projects

  1. Bioresponsive theranostic nanovectors for improving drug therapeutic ratios
  2. Neutron-activatable nanoparticles for targeted radionuclide therapy of tumors
  3. Quercetin nanoemulsions for enhancing its oral bioavailability and chemoprotective effect
  4. Self-assembled brush block copolymer-nanoparticles for augmented tumor delivery

Recent Activity

  • Dr. Xiuling Lu won the American Associations of University Professors University of Connecticut Chapter's Excellence in Research and Creativity Award! (March 28, 2016)
  • Laura Gonzalez-Fajardo received the 2016 Richardson-Vicks/A. Francis Summa Memorial Award! (March 23, 2016)
  • Congratulations to Brian Liang for being named a University Scholar and receiving the 2015 IDEA Award!
  • Derek Hargrove won the First Place Presentation Award at the 2015 Sino American Pharmaceutical Professional Association and UConn School of Pharmacy Joint Symposium!
  • New Publications have been added!
  • Click here to see the rest of what has happened in the Lu Lab!

Contact Us

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