Sandro da Rocha, Ph.D.
Research program member: Developmental Therapeutics
410 N. 12th St.
Richmond, VA 23298
Professor, Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy
Professor, Chemical and Life Science Engineering, College of Engineering
PhD, The University of Texas at Austin (2000)
MS, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil (1995)
Our group focuses on the treatment of lung cancers. We seek to develop novel combination therapies that include nanomedicines, immunotherapy, and chemotherapy with the goal of improving qualify of life and rates of survival for lung cancer patients. We employ innovative polymer chemistry and perform in vitro and in vivo clinical studies to test our formulations.
Cancer therapy resistance,Cancer therapy toxicities,Immunotherapy,Metastasis,Tumor microenvironment
Awards and honors
College of Engineering Outstanding Community Service Award, 2014,