Quanyin Hu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Pharmaceutical Sciences Division

School of Pharmacy 

UW Carbone Cancer Center 

School of Medicine and Public Health

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Prof. Hu received his Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University under the supervision of Prof. Zhen Gu in 2018. From 2018-2020, he was a postdoc associate in the laboratory of Prof. Robert Langer in Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT. Prof. Hu joined UW-Madison in 2020 as an assistant professor in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Division at the School of Pharmacy.

Cell Therapy


Personalized Therapy

Welcome to Hu CIPT lab at UW-Madison! The ultimate goal of our laboratory is to leverage delivery approach to address current clinical challenges and facilitate translational research by combining cell therapy, immunotherapy and personalized therapy. Specifically, by adapting the concept of “CIPT”, we are getting inspiration from natural cells to design our delivery tools and particularly interested in engineering cells and cell derivatives as vehicles for delivery of small/macro molecules, proteins, and antibodies to treat a broad array of diseases, including cancer, infectious disease and auto immune disease. We are also leveraging the interaction between synthetic materials and immune cells to modulate immune response in a controllable fashion. To advance the personalized therapy, neoantigen-based vaccination and microbiota research will be emphasized in our lab to transform traditional “one-size-fit-all” treatment to precision medicine for each individual.

Recent news:

July: Hu CIPT lab officially opens!!!


Pharmaceutical Sciences Division

School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin-Madison 
777 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53705, USA

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