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Guizhi (Julian) Zhu, Ph.D.

Massey Cancer Center research program membership

Developmental Therapeutics

Department affiliations

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy


PhD, University of Florida (2013)

Awards and honors

Distinguished Scientist Award, 2017, Chinese Students and Scholars Association, NIH
Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship, 2013, Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Society

Research description

Our research aims to develop and test drug delivery systems for cancer therapy, and assays for cancer prognosis and diagnosis. A large part of these efforts has been on the development and delivery of novel nucleic acid therapeutics and nucleic acid probes for cancer combination immunotherapy and cancer theranostics.

Disease focus of research

Breast, Brain & nervous system, Colorectal, Gynecologic, Head & neck, Hepatic, Respiratory/lung

Research keywords

Cancer diagnostics,Cancer therapy,Drug discovery,Immunotherapy,Molecular medicine,Radiotherapy,Tumor microenvironment

Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)

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Contact information


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