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Wang Yiguang



Prof. Yiguang Wang, Ph.D., Principle Investigator

NSFC Distinguished Young Scholars

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Professional Career

2021.8-present  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 & Research Associate, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA

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

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


Research Area

Pharmaceutics and Nanomedicine


Research Interests

(1) Stimuli-responsive nano-drug delivery system

(2) Nanotechnological strategies for cancer theranostics

(3) Nano-biology


Awards and Honors

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  Excellent Young Scientist of National Natural Science Foundation of China (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. Nature Nanotechnology.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. Nature Communications. 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 pH‐responsive nanoparticle library with precise pH tunability by co‐polymerization with non-ionizable monomers. Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 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. Nature Communications. 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. Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 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.Nature Materials. 2014, 13, 204-212.


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