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 Intercellular Signaling Peptides And Proteins Nucleic Acids Hydrogel Proteins Oligonucleotides Pharmaceutical Preparations Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A Cell Adhesion Molecular Recognition Kinetics Regenerative Medicine Defects Skin Biological Products Fibrin Degradation Acids Polyethylene Glycols Fibrinogen Cells Tebufenozide Drosera Platelets Anti Bacterial Agents

Most Recent Papers

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

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

Exogenous signaling molecules released from aptamer-functionalized hydrogels promote the survival of mesenchymal stem cell spheroids

Nan Zhao, James Coyne, Lidya Abune, Peng Shi, Xiaojun Lance Lian, Ge Zhang, Yong Wang, 2020, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces

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 (Switzerland)

Aptamer-Functionalized Fibrin Hydrogel Improves Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Release Kinetics and Enhances Angiogenesis and Osteogenesis in Critically Sized Cranial Defects

Otto Juhl, Nan Zhao, Anna Blessing Merife, David Cohen, Michael Friedman, Yue Zhang, Zvi Schwartz, Yong Wang, Henry Donahue, 2019, ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering on p. 6152-6160

Short-term results of acellular porcine corneal stroma keratoplasty for herpes simplex keratitis.

J Zheng, Xuemei Huang, Yue Zhang, Yong Wang, Q Qin, Ling Lin, X Jin, Charlene Lam, Jian Zhang, 2019, Xenotransplantation on p. e12509

Dual Aptamer-Functionalized in Situ Injectable Fibrin Hydrogel for Promotion of Angiogenesis via Codelivery of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor and Platelet-Derived Growth Factor-BB

Nan Zhao, Akiho Suzuki, Xiaolong Zhang, Peng Shi, Lidya Abune, James Coyne, Huizhen Jia, Na Xiong, Ge Zhang, Yong Wang, 2019, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces on p. 18123-18132

Programmed Degradation of Hydrogels with a Double-Locked Domain

Jinping Lai, Lidya Abune, Nan Zhao, Yong Wang, 2019, Angewandte Chemie - International Edition on p. 2820-2825

Assembly of Bifunctional Aptamer-Fibrinogen Macromer for VEGF Delivery and Skin Wound Healing

Nan Zhao, James Coyne, Ming Xu, Xiaolong Zhang, Akiho Suzuki, Peng Shi, Jinping Lai, Guo Hua Fong, Na Xiong, Yong Wang, 2019, Chemistry of Materials on p. 1006-1015

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 on p. 2223

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

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

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

A Drosera-bioinspired hydrogel for catching and killing cancer cells

Shihui Li, Niancao Chen, Erin R. Gaddes, Xiaolong Zhang, Cheng Dong, Yong Wang, 2015, Scientific reports