Yong Wang

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Yong Wang

Research Summary

Applying nature and biology as design guidelines to the creation of biomimetic and bioinspired materials at both the nanoscale and macroscale level for drug delivery, clinical diagnosis, and regenerative medicine.

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Hydrogels Hydrogel Proteins Polyethylene Glycol Dimethacrylate Hydrogel Nucleic Acids Cells Intercellular Signaling Peptides And Proteins Molecular Recognition Regenerative Medicine Surface Biomimetics Protein Pharmaceutical Preparations Nucleic Acid Cell Adhesion Endonucleases Dna Application Antibodies Drug Biomolecules Coatings Oligonucleotides Biological Products Nanoparticles

Most Recent Papers

Ultrasensitive detection of small biomolecules using aptamer-based molecular recognition and nanoparticle counting

Ruiting Xu, Lidya Abune, Brandon Davis, Leixin Ouyang, Ge Zhang, Yong Wang, Jiang Zhe, 2022, Biosensors and Bioelectronics

Bidirectional Supramolecular Display and Signal Amplification on the Surface of Living Cells

Brandon Davis, Peng Shi, Erin Gaddes, Jinping Lai, Yong Wang, 2022, Biomacromolecules on p. 1403-1412

Development of a Biomimetic Extracellular Matrix with Functions of Protein Sequestration and Cell Attachment Using Dual Aptamer-Functionalized Hydrogels

Lidya Abune, Kyungsene Lee, Yong Wang, 2022, ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering on p. 1279-1289

Synthetic DNA for Cell Surface Engineering

Xuelin Wang, Connie Wen, Brandon Davis, Peng Shi, Lidya Abune, Kyungsene Lee, Cheng Dong, Yong Wang, 2022, ACS applied materials & interfaces on p. 3900-3909

Aptamer-functionalized hydrogels

Lidya Abune, Brandon Davis, Yong Wang, 2021, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology

Affinity Hydrogels for Protein Delivery

Lidya Abune, Yong Wang, 2021, Trends in Pharmacological Sciences on p. 300-312

Psoriasis-associated impairment of CCL27/CCR10-derived regulation leads to IL-17A/IL-22–producing skin T-cell overactivation

Chao Li, Ming Xu, James Coyne, Wei Bei Wang, Micha L. Davila, Yong Wang, Na Xiong, 2021, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology on p. 759-763.e9

CCL27/CCR10-derived regulatory signals suppress over-activation of IL-17A/IL-22-producing skin T cells and skin inflammation

Yong Wang, 2021, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2021. 147 (2), 759-763. e9

In Situ Synthesis of an Aptamer-Based Polyvalent Antibody Mimic on the Cell Surface for Enhanced Interactions between Immune and Cancer Cells

Peng Shi, Xuelin Wang, Brandon Davis, James Coyne, Cheng Dong, Joshua Reynolds, Yong Wang, 2020, Angewandte Chemie - International Edition on p. 11892-11897

Special Issue

Yong Wang, David Kaplan, 2020, ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering on p. 2495-2497

Most-Cited Papers

Programmable hydrogels for controlled cell catch and release using hybridized aptamers and complementary sequences

Zhaoyang Zhang, Niancao Chen, Shihui Li, Mark R. Battig, Yong Wang, 2012, Journal of the American Chemical Society on p. 15716-15719

Programmable release of multiple protein drugs from aptamer-functionalized hydrogels via nucleic acid hybridization

Mark R. Battig, Boonchoy Soontornworajit, Yong Wang, 2012, Journal of the American Chemical Society on p. 12410-12413

Cell adhesion on an artificial extracellular matrix using aptamer-functionalized PEG hydrogels

Niancao Chen, Zhaoyang Zhang, Boonchoy Soontornworajit, Jing Zhou, Yong Wang, 2012, Biomaterials on p. 1353-1362

Endonuclease-responsive aptamer-functionalized hydrogel coating for sequential catch and release of cancer cells.

Shihui Li, Niancao Chen, Zhaoyang Zhang, Yong Wang, 2013, Biomaterials on p. 460-469

Aptamer-functionalized superporous hydrogels for sequestration and release of growth factors regulated via molecular recognition

Mark R. Battig, Yike Huang, Niancao Chen, Yong Wang, 2014, Biomaterials on p. 8040-8048

Programmable hydrogels

Yong Wang, 2018, Biomaterials on p. 663-680

Chimeric Aptamer-Gelatin Hydrogels as an Extracellular Matrix Mimic for Loading Cells and Growth Factors

Xiaolong Zhang, Mark R. Battig, Niancao Chen, Erin R. Gaddes, Katelyn L. Duncan, Yong Wang, 2016, Biomacromolecules on p. 778-787

Enhanced loading and controlled release of antibiotics using nucleic acids as an antibiotic-binding effector in hydrogels

Xiaolong Zhang, Boonchoy Soontornworajit, Zhaoyang Zhang, Niancao Chen, Yong Wang, 2012, Biomacromolecules on p. 2202-2210

Polyvalent Display of Biomolecules on Live Cells

Peng Shi, Nan Zhao, Jinping Lai, James Coyne, Erin R. Gaddes, Yong Wang, 2018, Angewandte Chemie - International Edition on p. 6800-6804

DNA-templated synthesis of biomimetic cell wall for nanoencapsulation and protection of mammalian cells

Peng Shi, Nan Zhao, James Coyne, Yong Wang, 2019, Nature Communications