Patrick Brooks

December 2012

Advisor: Dr. Kyle Hadden

Research Topic: Synthesis and Activity of Oxysterols as Hedgehog Pathway Agonists


Patrick Brooks, a third year pharmacy student, has been involved in research at the School of Pharmacy for one and a half semesters under the direction of Dr. Xiuling Lu. His research project titled, “Optimizing Nanosuspensions of Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for the Targeted Delivery of Holmium Radioisotopes to Tumor Cells,” has already started to reveal promising results. The Rho Chi Society and the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy Honors and Professional Research Committee congratulate Patrick for his important scholarly research contributions.

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