Wei Gao, Ph.D.

Dr. Gao holds a B.S. and an M.S. in Pharmaceutics from Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, China. She received her Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics from Peking University in 2013. She joined Dr. Li’s laboratory as a post-doctoral research associate in the Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy, Purdue University. She is interested in design and synthesis of multifunctional nanoparticles for cancer imaging and therapy. She is now focusing on characterizing and evaluating hybrid nanocrystals for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in Dr. Li’s Laboratory.