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Qingguo Xu, Ph.D.

Research program member: Developmental Therapeutics

Box 980533
410 N. 12th St.
Richmond, VA 23298




Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy


PhD, University of Oxford, United Kingdom (2009)
MS, Tianjin University, China (2004)

Research description

One significant focus of my work has been the development of drug-loaded, sub-100 nm, biodegradable nanoparticles with high drug loading and dense PEG coatings for more effective cancer drug delivery, delivered both locally and systemically.

Research keywords

Angiogenesis,Cancer therapy resistance,Drug discovery,Translational science

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Awards and honors

Genetech Innovation in Biotechnology Award, 2013, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
Award for Research Excellence, 2011, Johns Hopkins Center for Nanomedicine
Trinity College Postgraduate Progress Award, 2007, University of Oxford