Robert Hanzlik

  • Professor
  • Interim Chair of Medicinal Chemistry
  • School of Pharmacy - Medicinal Chemistry
Malott Hall, Room 4048
1251 Wescoe Hall Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045-7582


  • Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, Stanford University
  • B.A., Chemistry and Biology, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale


Selected Publications

Ji, T. Ikehata, K. Koen, Y. M., Esch, S. W., Williams, T. D., & Hanzlik, R. P. (2007). Covalent Modification of Microsomal Lipids by Thiobenzamides in Vivo. Chem. Res. Toxicol., 20, 701-708.

2nd among all schools of pharmacy in National Institutes of Health funding
Brings more than $20 million in external funding into the state each year
7 of 19 cancer drugs formulated through the National Cancer Institute were developed at the KU School of Pharmacy
3,000 free flu shots given to Kansans in need during the past 5 years
4,000 living alumni, 63 percent of them living and working in Kansas
KU pharmacists practice in 95 of Kansas’ 105 counties
20th among public schools of pharmacy.
—U.S. News & World Report
$20.2 million NIH research grant earned by Distinguished Professor Jeff Aubé was 2nd largest in Kansas history
100 percent placement after graduation for KU Pharm.D. students
Established in 1885 as the 1st professional program at KU