Mr Nicholas Westra van Holthe
PhD Student
University of Queensland


Nicholas is working in CBNS CI Associate Professor Kristofer Thurecht’s group. He is an experienced chemist specialising in cancer therapy and diagnostic technology, with a demonstrated history of working in the tertiary education industry. Nicholas’ PhD is covering fields of materials science, nanotechnology, polymer/physical/organic chemistry and molecular imaging from The University of Queensland.

His research is directed towards understanding the fundamental mechanisms in contrast enhancement of photoacoustic molecular imaging, thus refining the design of novel polymeric imaging and therapeutic agents for cancer diagnosis and therapy.

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