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Wang Yiguang


Prof. Yiguang Wang, Ph.D.

Boya Distinguished Professor

Head of Department of Pharmaceutics

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2005.9-2008.7   Ph.D., Department of Pharmaceutics, Peking University, China

2002.9-2005.7   M.Sc., Department of Pharmaceutics, Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, China

1998.9-2002.7   B.Sc., School of Pharmacy, Shandong University, China


Professional Career

2023.1-present   Boya Distinguished Professor, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University

2021.8-2022.12  Associate Professor (tenured), School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University, China.

2015.3-2021.7   Assistant Professor (PI), School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University, China

2010.6-2015.2   Postdoctoral Fellow, UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA

2008.7-2010.5   Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China


Research Interests

(1) Stimuli-Responsive Drug Delivery System

(2) Nano-Biology

(3) Subcellular Pharmacokinetics of DDS


Awards and Honors

2022  Bayer Investigator Award

2022  National Natural Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, NSFC

2019  Beijing Natural Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, BJNSF

2017  Senofi Young Scientist Award in Bio-pharmaceuticals from Chinese Pharmaceutical Association

2016  National Natural Science Fund for Excellent Young Scholars, NSFC

2015  Young Scientist Award in Pharmaceutical Science from Chinese Pharmaceutical Association

2014 The Recruitment Program of Youth Experts, Peking University


Selected Publications

1. Chen B, Yan Y, Cao G, Yang Y, Wang X, Wang YQ, Wang Z, Yin Q, Wang F, Li Y, Xu B, Chen W, You F*, Zhang Q*, Wang YG*. A pyroptosis nanotuner for cancer therapy. Nat. Nanotechnol., 2022, 17, 788-798.

2. Yan Y, Chen B, Yin Q, Wang Z, Yang Y, Wan F, Wang YQ, Tang M, Wang S, Zhang Q, Wang YG*. Dissecting extracellular and intracellular distribution of nanoparticles and their contribution to therapeutic response by monochromatic ratiometric imaging. Nat. Commun., 2022, 13, 2004.

3. Zhao R, Fu C, Wang Z, Pan M, Ma B, Yin Q, Chen B, Liu J, Xia H, Wan F, Wang L, Zhang Q, Wang YG*. A pHresponsive nanoparticle library with precise pH tunability by copolymerization with non-ionizable monomers. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2022, 61, e202200152. (VIP paper)

4. Yin Q, Pan A, Chen B, Wang Z, Tang M, Yan Y, Wang YQ, Xia H, Chen W, Du H, Chen M, Fu C, Wang YN, Yuan X, Lu Z, Zhang Q, Wang YG*. Quantitative imaging of intracellular nanoparticle exposure enables prediction of nanotherapeutic efficacy. Nat. Commun., 2021, 12, 2385.

5. Wang Z, Xia H, Chen B, Wang YQ, Yin Q, Yan Y, Zhang Q, Wang YG*. pH-amplified CRET nanoparticles for in vivo imaging of tumor metastatic lymph nodes. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2021, 60, 14512-14520. (Hot paper)

6. Wang YG, Zhou K, Huang G, Hensley C, Huang X, Ma X, Zhao T, Sumer BD, DeBerardinis RJ, Gao J*. A nanoparticle-based strategy for the imaging of a broad range of tumours by nonlinear amplification of microenvironment signals. Nat. Mater., 2014, 13, 204-212. 


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