Ronald Xu, PhD
Dr. Xu is a faculty researcher interested in medical device innovation, bio-instrumentation, multimodal imaging, and image-guided therapy. His work has major clinical applications, including cancer imaging and therapy, wound healing, and ocular drug delivery. He has led the development and validation of multiple handheld medical devices and multifunctional contrast agents for cancer detection and intraoperative imaging.
In 2010, he was profiled as one of ten best and brightest Central Ohioans in the Columbus CEO Magazine and was honored as one of two Superstars in the category of Research and Development. In 2011, he earned the TechColumbus Inventor of the Year Award.
Dr. Xu has conducted five clinical trials, published eleven patents, and authored more than 50 peer reviewed publications in the field.