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 Nucleic Acids Proteins Cells Polyethylene Glycol Dimethacrylate Hydrogel Intercellular Signaling Peptides And Proteins Hydrogel Transducers Dna Pharmaceutical Preparations Biomimetics Endonucleases Oligonucleotides Photoacoustic Microscopy Cell Adhesion Molecules Cell Membranes Micelles Molecular Recognition Ultrasonics Stars Communication Dendrimers Biological Products Coatings

Most Recent Papers

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

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

Development of hydrogel-like biomaterials via nanoparticle assembly and solid-hydrogel transformation

James Coyne, Nan Zhao, Anuoluwapo Olubode, Mridula Menon, Yong Wang, 2020, Journal of Controlled Release on p. 185-196

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 Davila, Yong Wang, N Xiong, 2020, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Synthetic DNA for Cell-Surface Engineering

Peng Shi, Yong Wang, 2020, Angewandte Chemie - International Edition

Aptamer-based nanofluidics for the molecular detection in ultra-small volume

Jinbin Yang, Hiroki Kamai, Yong Wang, Yan Xu, 2020, on p. 354-355

Optical-resolution photoacoustic microscopy using transparent ultrasound transducer

Haoyang Chen, Sumit Agrawal, Ajay Dangi, Christopher Wible, Mohamed Osman, Lidya Abune, Huizhen Jia, Randall Rossi, Yong Wang, Sri Rajasekhar Kothapalli, 2019, Sensors

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

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

Folate-functionalized unimolecular micelles based on a degradable amphiphilic dendrimer-like star polymer for cancer cell-targeted drug delivery.

Weiqiang Cao, J Zhou, Andrea Mann, Yong Wang, Lei Zhu, 2011, Biomacromolecules on p. 2697-707

Nucleic acid aptamers for clinical diagnosis

Boonchoy Soontornworajit, Yong Wang, 2011, Fresenius Zeitschrift fur Analytische Chemie on p. 1591-1599

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

S Li, N Chen, Zhihua Zhang, Yong Wang, 2013, Biomaterials on p. 460-469

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

Affinity hydrogels for controlled protein release using nucleic acid aptamers and complementary oligonucleotides

Boonchoy Soontornworajit, Jing Zhou, Matthew P. Snipes, Mark R. Battig, Yong Wang, 2011, Biomaterials on p. 6839-6849

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

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

Programmable hydrogels

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