Publications

48-  Yuwei Liu, Kaiqi Long, Weirong Kang, Tianyi Wang, Weiping Wang*, Optochemical control of immune checkpoint blockade via light-triggered PD-L1 dimerization, 2022, Submitted

47-  Kaiqi Long, Yang Yang, Zhanfeng Du, Weirong Kang, Wen Lv, Yafei Li, Yusheng Xie, Hongyan Sung, Changyou Zhan, Weiping Wang*, H2S-responsive Small-Molecule Nanocarrier for Drug Delivery to Colorectal Tumor, 2021, Submitted

46-  Tianyi Wang, Kaiqi Long, Yang Zhou, Xiaoding Jiang, Jinzhao Liu, John H.C. Fong, Alan S.L. Wong, Wai-Lung Ng, Weiping Wang*, Optochemical Control of mTOR Signaling and mTOR-dependent Autophagy, ACS Pharmacology & Translational Science, 2021, In revision

45-  Lang Wang, Zhongmin Geng, Yannis Y. L. Ho, Jiayu Zhou, Nicola Judge, Yafei Li, Weiping Wang*, Jinyao Liu*, Yufeng Wang* , Block Co-PolyMOC Micelles and Structural Synergy as Composite Nanocarriers, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2021, In revision

44-  Kang Chen, Yuan Gao, Yaming Zhang, Tianshi Feng, Qin Wang, Leigang Jin, Eric Honoré, Karen S L Lam, Weiping Wang*, Xiaoyan Hui*, Aimin Xu*, Adipose-Targeted Triiodothyronine Therapy Counteracts Obesity-Related Metabolic Complications and Atherosclerosis with Negligible Side Effects, Nature Communications, 2021, In revision

43-  Kaiqi Long1, Yifan Wang1, Wen Lv, Yang Yang, Shuting Xu, Changyou Zhan, Weiping Wang*, Photoresponsive Prodrug-dye Nanoassembly for in-situ Monitorable Cancer Therapy, Bioengineering & Translational Medicine, 2021, In revision

42-  Jinzhao Liu1, Weirong Kang1, Weiping Wang*, Photocleavage-based photoresponsive drug delivery, Photochemistry and Photobiology, 2021, DOI: 10.1111/php.13570 (Invited review)

41-  Yang Yang1, Kaiqi Long1, Yiqun Wang1, Lei Li, Jiayue Shi, Jican Liu, Lingxi Kong, Lin Yu, Jiandong Ding, Zhili Huang*, Weiping Wang*, Changyou Zhan*, NIR light-triggered quantitative pulsed drug release, Advanced Healthcare Materials, DOI: 10.1002/adhm.202102362

40-  Kaiqi Long1, Han Han1, Weirong Kang, Wen Lv, Lang Wang, Yufeng Wang, Liang Ge*, Weiping Wang*, One-photon Red Light-triggered Disassembly of Small-molecule Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery, Journal of Nanobiotechnology, 2021, 19, 357

39-  Yafei Li1, Yang Zhou1, Kaiqi Long, Yaming Zhang, Tianyi Wang, Weiping Wang*, Photoenhanced cytosolic protein delivery based on a photocleavable group-modified dendrimer, Nanoscale, 2021, 13, 17784-17792 (Themed collection: Advanced Functional Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications)

38-  Tongtong Zhang, Linjie Ma, Lingzhi Wang, Feng Xu, Qiang Wei, Weiping Wang, Yuan Lin, Zhiqin Chu*, Scalable Fabrication of Clean Nanodiamonds via Salt-Assisted Air Oxidation: Implications Toward Sensing and Imaging, ACS Applied Nano Materials, 2021, DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.1c01751

37-  Kaiqi Long1, Yang Yang1, Wen Lv, Kuan Jiang, Yafei Li, Amy Cheuk Yin Lo, Wai Ching Lam, Changyou Zhan*, Weiping Wang*, Green light-triggered intraocular drug release for intravenous chemotherapy of retinoblastoma, Advanced Science, 2021, 2101754

36-  Manman Jing1, Yafei Li1, Meimei Wang, Hao Zhang, Pengfei Wei, Yang Zhou, Nestor Ishimwe, Xiaowan Huang, Liansheng Wang, Longping Wen*, Weiping Wang*, Yunjiao Zhang*, Photoresponsive PAMAM-assembled nanocarrier loaded with autophagy inhibitor for synergistic cancer therapy, Small, 2021, 2102295.

35-  Yafei Li, Wen Lv, Lang Wang, Yaming Zhang, Lipeng Yang, Tianyi Wang, Linyong Zhu, Yufeng Wang, Weiping Wang*, Photo-triggered nucleus targeting for cancer drug delivery, Nano Research, 2021, 14, 2630–2636

34-  Huan Wang, Tianhao Ding, Juan Guan, Xia Liu, Jing Wang, Pengpeng Jin, Shuangxing Hou, Weiyue Lu, Jun Qian, Weiping Wang and Changyou Zhan*, Interrogation of folic acid functionalized nanomedicines: the regulatory roles of plasma proteins reexamined, ACS Nano, 2020, 14, 14779–14789

33-  Wen Lv, Kaiqi Long, Yang Yang, Sijie Chen, Changyou Zhan and Weiping Wang*, A Red Light-Triggered Drug Release System Based on One-Photon Upconversion-Like Photolysis, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2020, 2001118

32-  Fang Wang, Rengan Luo, Hao Xin, Yaming Zhang, Bernardino J. Córdova Wong, Weiping Wang* and Jianping Lei*, Hypoxia-stimulated tumor therapy associated with the inhibition of cancer cell stemness, Biomaterials, 2020, 263, 120330

31-  Kaiqi Long1, Yuwei Liu1, Yafei Li and Weiping Wang*, Self-assembly of trigonal building blocks into nanostructures: molecular design and biomedical applications, Journal of Materials Chemistry B , 2020, 8, 6739--6752 (Emerging Investigator Themed Collection, Invited review)

30-  Wen Lv and Weiping Wang*, One-Photon Upconversion-Like Photolysis: A New Strategy to Achieve Long-Wavelength Light-Excitable Photolysis, Synlett, 2020, 31, 1129-1134 (Synpacts, Invited review)

29-  Han Han1, Yun Li1, Zhen Peng, Kaiqi Long, Chunli Zheng, Weiping Wang*, Thomas J. Webster*, Liang Ge* A Soluplus/Poloxamer 407-based self-nanoemulsifying drug delivery system for the weakly basic drug carvedilol to improve its bioavailability, Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, 2020, 27, 102199

28-  Wen Lv, Yafei Li, Feiyang Li, Xin Lan, Yaming Zhang, Lili Du, Qiang Zhao, David L. Phillips, Weiping Wang*, Upconversion-like photolysis of BODIPY-based prodrugs via a one-photon process, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2019, 141, 44, 17482-17486

27-  Zhixiong Wang, Yaming Zhang, Bing Cao, Zhong Ji, Wanling Luo, Shaodong Zhai, Dandan Zhang, Weiping Wang, Da Xing and Xianglong Hu*, Explosible Nanocapsules Excited by Pulsed Microwave for Efficient Thermoacoustic-Chemo Combination Therapy, Nanoscale, 2019, 11, 1710-1719

26-  Jintong Liu, Ping Du, Tianrui Liu, Bernardino J. Córdova Wong, Weiping Wang, Huangxian Ju and Jianping Lei*, A black phosphorus/manganese dioxide nanoplatform: Oxygen self-supply monitoring, photodynamic therapy enhancement and feedback, Biomaterials, 2019, 192, 179-188

25-  Yafei Li, Yaming Zhang and Weiping Wang*, Phototriggered targeting of nanocarriers for drug delivery, Nano Research, 2018, 11, 5424–5438 (Invited Review)

24-  Junjie Li, Yafei Li, Yuheng Wang, Wendong Ke, Weijian Chen, Weiping Wang* and Zhishen Ge*, Polymer prodrug-based nanoreactors activated by tumor acidity for orchestrated oxidation/chemotherapy, Nano Letters, 2017, 17, 6983–6990

Research befor joining HKU

23-  Yanfei Wang, Chi-Hsiu Liu, Tianjiao Jia, Manisha Mehta, Weiping Wang, Elizabeth Marino, Jing Chen and Daniel S. Kohane*, Intravenous treatment of choroidal neovascularization by photo-targeted nanoparticles, Nature Communications, 2019, 10, 804

22-  Christopher Weldon, Tianjiao Ji, Minh-Thuy Nguyen, Alina Rwei, Weiping Wang, Yi Hao, Chao Zhao, Manisha Mehta, Bruce Y. Wang, Jonathan Tsui, Robert P. Marini and Daniel S. Kohane*, Nanoscale Bupivacaine Formulations to Enhance the Duration and Safety of Intravenous Regional Anesthesia, ACS Nano, 2019, 13, 18-25

21-  Changyou Zhan, Claudia M. Santamaria, Weiping Wang, Brian J. McAlvin and Daniel S. Kohane*, Long-acting Liposomal corneal anesthetics, Biomaterials, 2018, 18, 372-377

20- Yanfei Wang1, Aoune Barhoumi1, Rong Tong1, Weiping Wang, Tianjiao Ji, Xiaoran Deng, Lele Li, Sophie A. Lyon, Gally Reznor, David Zurakowski and Daniel S. Kohane*, BaTiO3-core Au-shell nanoparticles for photothermal therapy and bimodal imagingActa Biomaterialia, 2018, 72, 287-294

19-  Alina Y. Rwei1, Juan L. Paris1, Bruce Wang, Weiping Wang, Christopher D. Axon, Maria Vallet-Regi, Robert Langer and Daniel S. Kohane*, Ultrasound triggered local anesthesia, Nature Biomedical Engineering, 2017, 1, 644-653 (Highlighted on the journal cover)

18-  Rong Yang, Tuo Wei, Hannah Goldberg, Weiping Wang, Kathleen Cullion and Daniel S. Kohane*, Getting drugs across biological barriersAdvanced Materials, 2017, 29, 1606596

17-  Changyou Zhan, Weiping Wang, Claudia Santamaria, Bruce Wang, Alina Rwei, Brian P. Timko and Daniel S. Kohane*, Ultrasensitive phototriggered local anesthesia, Nano Letters, 2017, 17, 660-665

16-  Paula Zaman, Julia Wang, Adam Blau, Weiping Wang, Tina Li, Daniel S. Kohane, Joseph Loscalzo and Ying-Yi Zhang*, Incorporation of heparin-binding proteins into pre-formed dextran sulfate-chitosan nanoparticles, International Journal of Nanomedicine, 2016, 11, 6149–6159

15- Qian Liu1, Weiping Wang1, Changyou Zhan1, Tianshe Yang and Daniel S. Kohane*, Enhanced precision of nanoparticle phototargeting in vivo at a safe irradiance, Nano Letters, 2016, 16, 4516-4520

14-  Rong Yang, Viskakha Sabharwal, Obiajulu S. Okonkwo, Nadya Shlykova, Rong Tong, Lily Y. Lin, Weiping Wang, Shutao Guo, John J. Rosowski, Stephen I. Pelton and Daniel S. Kohane*, Treatment of otitis media by trans-tympanic delivery of antibiotics, Science Translational Medicine, 2016, 8, 356ra120 (Highlighted on the journal cover)

13-  Shutao Guo, Yoshiyuki Nakagawa, Aoune Barhoumi, Weiping Wang, Changyou Zhan, Rong Tong, Claudia Santamaria and Daniel S. Kohane*, Extended release of native drug conjugated in polyketal microparticles, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2016, 138, 6127-6130

12-  Qian Liu, Changyou Zhan, Aoune Barhoumi, Weiping Wang, Claudia Santamaria, James B. McAlvin and Daniel S. Kohane*, A Supramolecular shear-thinning anti-inflammatory steroid hydrogel, Advanced Materials, 2016, 28, 6680-6686

11- Changyou Zhan, Weiping Wang, James B. McAlvin, Shutao Guo, Brian P. Timko, Claudia Santamaria and Daniel S. Kohane*, Phototriggered Local AnesthesiaNano Letters, 2016, 16, 177-181

10- Weiping Wang1, Qian Liu1, Changyou Zhan, Aoune Barhoumi, Tianshe Yang, Ryan G. Wylie, Patrick A. Armstrong and Daniel S. Kohane*, Efficient triplet-triplet annihilation-based upconversion for nanoparticle phototargeting, Nano Letters, 2015, 15, 6332-6338 (Highlighted on the journal cover)

9- Alina Y. Rwei1, Weiping Wang1 and Daniel S. Kohane*, Photoresponsive nanoparticles for drug delivery, Nano Today, 2015, 10, 451-467

8- Andrew R. Bader, Tina Li, Weiping Wang, Daniel S. Kohane, Joseph Loscalzo and Ying-Yi Zhang*, Preparation and characterization of SDF-1alpha-chitosan-dextran sulfate nanoparticles, Journal of Visualized Experiments, 2015, e52323

7- Lele Li1, Rong Tong1, Hunghao Chu, Weiping Wang, Robert Langer and Daniel S. Kohane*, Aptamer photoregulation in vivo, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2014, 111, 17099-17103

6- Aoune Barhoumi, Weiping Wang, David Zurakowski, Robert S. Langer and Daniel S. Kohane*, Photothermally targeted thermosensitive polymer-masked nanoparticles, Nano Letters, 2014, 14, 3697–3701

5- Liguo Jiang, Weiping Wang, Ying Chau and Shuhuai Yao*, Controllable formation of aromatic nanoparticle in a 3D hydrodynamic flow focusing microfluidic device, RSC Advances, 2013, 3, 17762-17769

4- Weiping Wang and Ying Chau*, Self-assembly mediated platform for rapid and facile preparation of peptide-functionalized nanoparticles with high stability, Chemistry of Materials, 2012, 24, 946-953 (2012 Special Issue on Materials for Biological Applications)

3- Weiping Wang and Ying Chau*, Efficient and facile formation of nanoparticles via aromatic moiety directed self-assembly, Chemical Communications, 2011, 47, 10224-10226 (Featured on Chemical Communications Blog) (Highlighted on the journal cover)

2- Weiping Wang and Ying Chau*, Self-assembled peptide nanorods as building blocks of fractal patterns, Soft Matter, 2009, 5, 4893-4898 (Featured in Highlights in Chemical Science; Twice in the Top 10 list of most downloaded Soft Matter articles of the month) (Highlighted on the journal cover)

1- Weiping Wang, Zhimou Yang, Siamrut Patanavanich, Bing Xu and Ying Chau*, Controlling self-assembly within nanospace for peptide nanoparticle fabrication, Soft Matter, 2008, 4, 1617-1620