21/10/2019, our paper entitled "Upconversion-like photolysis of BODIPY-based prodrugs via a one-photon process" was accepted by JACS. Dr. Wen Lv is the 1st author. Congratulations!
16/10/2019, Dr. Wang was invited to deliver a talk at The 1st Forum on "Nanomedicine - Innovation and Translation" at Fudan University.
01/09/2019, Yang Zhou from Fudan University joins the group as a Ph.D student. Welcome!
12/08/2019, Our collaborator, Prof. Jianping Lei from Nanjing University, visited our lab and discussed research with lab members.
22/07/2019, Yuwei from Sichuan University joins the group as a student research assistant. Welcome!
25/06/2019, our lab members visited Prof. Chenjie Xu's lab at the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Nanyang Technology University, Singapore. Photo: with Prof. Xu's lab members.
23/06/2019, Yafei, Wen, Yaming and Kaiqi attended the 10th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT2019) in Singapore. All of them have an oral presentation in the conference.
08/06/2019, we departed from the beautiful Victoria Harbour and enjoyed our annual Squid Fishing activity.
06/05/2019, Dr. Wang attended the retreat organised by the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy. Photo: Dr. Wang with Prof. Wong, Dr. Chow and Dr. Wan, showing their contribution in Circle Painting.
03/05/2019, we kicked off the Lab Running Programme. Photo: We were heading to the seaside playground.
18/04/2019, invited by Prof. Junyaprasert, Dr. Wang visited the Faculty of Pharmacy, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, and delivered a talk.
11/04/2019, Dr. Wang was invited to visit the Ming Wai Lau Centre (MWLC) for Reparative Medicine and discuss potential collaborations with MWLC PIs and other MWLC associate members. Photo: Dr. Wang with MWLC PIs and some of MWLC associate members.
03/04/2019, Dr. Wang visited his Alma Mater, Anhui University, and delivered an invited talk.
01/04/2019, Tianyi, a graduate of Jilin University in radiation medicine, joins the lab as a Research Assistant. Welcome!
22/03/2019, Dr. Wang was selected as one of the eight Karolinska Institutet’s MWLC Associate members. The MWLC Associate Member Programme is aimed to enhance collaborative research between associate members and MWLC faculty members and fellows, and provide strategic competitive financial support to develop collaborative projects/activities.
11/03/2019, one of our PhD applicants, Mr. ZHOU Yang, is awarded the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship (HKPF) for pursuing his PhD in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, HKU. HKPF Scheme aims at attracting the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their PhD studies in Hong Kong's universities. He will join the group in the coming September. Congratulations!
04/03/2019, Dr. Wang received an ~1.5 million HKD of the Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) grant to support his work on Development of ultrasound-responsive polymeric nanoreactors for retinoblastoma therapy. HMRF is one of the major research funding schemes in Hong Kong and administered by the Food and Health Bureau of Hong Kong.
17/12/2018, Han from China Pharmaceutical University joins our group as a visiting Master student. Welcome!
05/12/2018, Prof. Sarra Abbad from Abou Bekr Belkaid University, Algeria, joins the lab as a visiting researcher. He will stay and discuss projects with us for 10 days. Welcome!
04/12/2018, Dr. Wang and his students joined the Christmas Lunch Party of the Department of Pharmacology & Pharmacy. Yaming fortunately got the 1st prize of the lucky draw (500 HKD). Congratulations!
02/12/2018, we hiked to the Devil’s Peak in New Kowloon. We visited the old military sites and enjoyed the beautiful view!
22/11/2018, Centre lunch at Victoria Harbour Restaurant to farewell our administrative assistant Jessica and welcome Tracy.
17/11/18, Dr. Wang was invited to help organise the Forum on Latest Trends in Global Anticancer Drug R&D at the 11th China Pharmaceutical Strategy Summit 2018, Hainan, China. Photo: Dr. Wang is chairing one symposium.
14/11/2018, we celebrated the 2nd anniversary of our lab (LMEN) at the Ban Heung Lau restaurant at Shek Kip Mei, Kowloon. Happy Birthday, LMEN!
17/10/2018, Dr. Kang Chen from the Department of Medicine, HKU joins our group as a visiting postdoctoral fellow. Welcome!
08/10/2018, Grace, an MMedSc student, from the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, HKU joins the group. Welcome!
22/08/2018, Dr. Wang received the IAAM Scientist Medal 2018 from the International Association of Advanced Materials. The award ceremony was held in European Advanced Materials Congress in Stockholm, Sweden, where Dr. Wang was also invited to give a talk.
16-20/08/2018, invited by Prof. Urban Lendahl, Dr. Wang visited Karolinska Institutet (KI). He visited several research groups and delivered two presentations in two departments. Photo: Dr. Wang with Prof. Lendahl at the Huddinge campus of KI.
07/08/2018, Long from Nanjing Agricultural University joins the group as a student research assistant. Welcome!
03/08/2018, we had a seafood lunch together to welcome summer students.
01/08/2018, Yining from Sichuan University joins the group as a student research assistant. Welcome!
27/07/2018, we departed from the beautiful Victoria Harbour and enjoyed Squid Fishing.
25/07/2018, Zijian from Tsinghua University joins the group as a student research assistant. Welcome!
09/07/2018, we had a group lunch at a typical Hong-Kong-style restaurant with other lab members doing research in the Mainland China (believing they can have delicious food as well).
05/07/2018, Dr. Wang delivered a keynote talk and co-chaired the session of Cancer Therapy at the 3rd Asian University Symposium for Biomedical Engineering (AUSBME2018) at Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea. Photo: Dr. Wang with Asian academic friends.
25/06/2018, Phoebe from Emory University joins the group as a student research assistant. Welcome!
18/06/2018, the invited review entitled "Phototriggered targeting of nanocarriers for drug delivery" was accepted by Nano Research. Yafei is the 1st author. Congratulations!
20/05/2018, we visited Tai O Fishing Village. Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge is on the background of the photo. A beautiful day!
04/05/2018, some of our LMEN members had a great opportunity to meet Prof. Urban Lendahl, a member of the Nobel Assembly for Physiology or Medicine (chairman in 2012). During the meeting, Prof. Lendahl provided suggestions on many research and career-related topics. Thank Prof. Lendahl for the continuous support on LMEN's development.
03/04/2017, Dr. Zhuang joins the group as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome!
08/03/2018, Kaiqi is awarded the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship (HKPF) for pursuing his PhD in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, HKU. HKPF Scheme aims at attracting the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their PhD studies in Hong Kong's universities. Congratulations!
26/01/2018, we celebrated the new year at the Thaya restaurant in the Western District, HK Island. Happy Chinese New Year!
10/01/2018, Yaming is admitted as a PhD student (Dr. Wang as her principal supervisor) in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, HKU. Congratulations!
18/12/2017, Kaiqi from Sun Yat-sen University joins the group as a student research assistant. Welcome!
18/11/2017, we had our first hiking activity (hiked from the HKU campus --> the Peak --> the Central). A very nice view from the Peak even under a cloudy sky!
14/11/2017, we celebrated the 1st anniversary of our lab (LMEN) at the Thaya restaurant in the Western District, HK Island. Happy Birthday, LMEN!
26/10/2017, The International Symposium on Engineering Stimuli-responsive Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery was successfully held. Thanks to all speakers, audience and helpers! Sponsor: Strategic Research Theme on Biomedical Engineering and Nanotechnology.
25/10/2017, Yafei won the New College Research Seminar Series of HKU and received HKD 500 as the award. Congratulations!
05/10/2017, our first paper (as a co-corresponding author) is accepted by Nano Letters. We're collaborating with Prof. Zhishen Ge's group at USTC.
04/10/2017, Central party to celebrate holidays! Happy Mooncake Festival!
22/09/2017, group dinner at Fish & Chick in Kennedy Town.
20/09/2017, Dr. Lv joins the group as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome!
01/09/2017, we announce the International Symposium on Engineering Stimuli-responsive Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery, which is mainly organised by our group and will be held on 26/10/2017. Welcome to join! Free registration and more details are here!
28/08/2017, Xiang joins the group as a student research assistant. Welcome!
19/08/2017, Weiping is invited to visit the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Chulalongkorn University and gives a research presentation. Photo: Weiping is with Dean Rungpetch C. Sakulbumrungsil, Associate Dean Pornchai Rojsitthisak, and Prof. Warangkana Warisnoicharoen.
10/08/2017, The lab website is published. Happy browsing!
09/08/2017, Weiping's co-authored paper is published on Nature Biomedical Engineering. Here is the journal cover photo designed by Scott.
10/07/2017, Prof. Dongan Wang and Chenjie Xu from School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Nanyang Technology University, Singapore visited our lab.
03/07/2017, Yafei, the first PhD student, joins the lab. Welcome!
21/06/2017, Weiping delivered a talk and chaired the session of Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery-2 at the 9th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT2017), Singapore. Photo: Dr. Wang with other speakers and chairs.
09/06/2017, Weiping chaired one session of talks at the Symposium on Engineering Complex Genetic Systems: Approaches and Applications at HKU.
27/05/2017, Weiping delivered an invited talk at International Conference of Vision & Eye Research (iCover) 2017. Photo: Prof. Kwok Fai So presenting the souvenir to Dr. Wang.
19/05/2017, Weiping visited Prof. Longping Wen's lab where he had his master study, and delivered a talk at the School of Life Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC).
28/03/2017, Weiping was invited to join the celebration of Dr Li Dak-Sum's receiving of the Doctor of Social Sciences honoris causa by HKU. Photo: Lunch with Dr. Li Dak-Sum, President Peter Mathieson, Dean Gabriel Matthew Leung and other distinguished guests.
27/03/2017, Zhanfeng joins the lab as the student research assistant. Welcome!
22/02/2017, Weiping delivered a talk for the BME seminar at his Alma Mater, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).
13/02/2017, Yaming from Hong Kong Baptist University joins the lab as a Research Assistant. Welcome!
04/01/2017, Prof. Zhen Gu from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University visited the lab and delivered a talk on "Leverage Physiology for Bio-Responsive Smart Drug Delivery".
14/11/2016, Weiping joins The University of Hong Kong, and starts to build up the Laboratory of Molecular Engineering and Nanomedicine. Acknowledgement: Dr. Li Dak-Sum Research Fund.