Dr. Van Ho, University of Missouri
Assistant Research Professor
208 Molecular Imaging and Theranostics Center, University of Missouri


  • 2020 Ph.D. in Natural Resources, University of Missouri
  • 2012 M.Sc. Food Technology, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Professional Experience

  • 2022-present Assistant Research Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Missouri
  • 2020-2022 Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Chemistry, University of Missouri

Van Ho has had a long-standing interest in understanding the mechanisms as well as identifying and developing new agents of diagnostics and therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and inflammation. For the last 5 years, her research has been focused on the identification and characterization of nutraceutical agents from natural resources and their biological functions for potential applications in pharmaceuticals. More recently, Dr. Ho has focused on developing novel molecular imaging agents for multimodality imaging of disease and molecular targeted therapeutics for precision medicine.

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