Zhang Research Group  

 

Biomaterials and Nanomedicines

 

Chemical Engineering Department

 

Tianjin University, Tianjin, P. R. China

 

 

Selected Publications: 

 

Y. Zhang, M. Jeon, L. Rich, H. Hong, J. Geng, Yin. Zhang, S. Shi, T. Barnhart, P. Alexandridis, J. Huizinga, M. Seshadri, W. Cai*, C. Kim*, J. F. Lovell*.

Non-invasive Multimodal Functional Imaging of the Intestine with Frozen Micellar Naphthalocyanines (pdf)(SI)(video1)(video2)

Nature Nanotechnology (IF=39.2). 2014, 9, 631-639

  

Y. Zhang, D. Wang, S. Geol, B. Sun, U. Chitgupi, J. Geng, H. Sun, T. Barnhart, W. Cai, J. Xia, J. F. Lovell*.

Surfactant stripped Frozen Pheophytin Micelles for Multimodal Gut Imaging (pdf)

Advanced Materials (IF=30.8). 28 (2016) 8524-8530.

 

Y. Zhang#, W. Song#, J, Geng, H, Unsal, J. Federizon., D. Sukumaran, J. Rzayev, P. Alexandridis, J. F. Lovell*.

Therapeutic Surfactant-stripped Frozen Micelles (pdf)

Nature Communications (IF=14.9). 2016, 7, 11649

  

J. Li, H. Ren, Y. Zhang*

Metal-based nano-vaccine for cancer immunotherapy

Coordination Chemistry Reviews (IF=22.3), 2021, Accept

 

Y. Ding#, B. Park#, J. Ye#, X. Wang, G. Liu, X. Yang, Z. Jiang, M. Han, Y. Fan, J. Song*, C. Kim*, Y. Zhang*

Surfanctant-stripped semiconducting polymer micelles for tumor theranostics and deep tissue imaging in the NIR-II window

Small (IF=13.3), 2021, DOI:10.1002/smll.202104132

 

 

 

 

Full list:

 

2021

 

Jiexin Li, He Ren, Yumiao Zhang*

Metal-based nano-vaccine for cancer immunotherapy

Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 2021, Accept

 

 

Jiexin Li, He Ren, Yaping Sun, Gengqi Liu, Xingyue Yang, Qian Qiu, Yuanmeng Ding, Jonanthan F. Lovell, Yumiao Zhang*

Magnetic metal micelles for enhanced delivery of self-immolating CD8+ T-cell epitopes for cancer immunotherapy

Chemistry of Materials, 2021, Accept

 

 

Xingyue Yang, Qian Qiu, Gengqi Liu, He Ren, Xiaojie Wang, Jonanthan F. Lovell, Yumiao Zhang*

Traceless antibiotic-crosslinked micelles for rapid clearance of intracellular bacteria

Journal of Controlled Release, 2021, Online

 

 

Yuanmeng Ding#, Byullee Park#, Jiamin Ye#, Xiaojie Wang, Gengqi Liu, Xingyue Yang, Zhen Jiang, Moongyu Han, Yong Fan, Jibin Song*, Chulhong Kim*, Yumiao Zhang*

Surfanctant-stripped semiconducting polymer micelles for tumor theranostics and deep tissue imaging in the NIR-II window

Small, 2021, DOI:10.1002/smll.202104132

 

 

Zhen Jiang, Boyang Sun, Yueqi Wang, Heqi Gao, He Ren, Hao Zhang, Tong Lu, Xiangkui Ren, Wei Wei, Xiaoli Wang, Lei Zhang, Jiao Li, Dan Ding, Jonanthan F. Lovell, Yumiao Zhang*

Surfanctant-stripped Micelles with Aggregation-induced Enhanced Emission for Bimodal Gut Imaging in vivo and Microbita Tagging ex vivo

Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2021, DOI:10.1002/adhm.202100356

 

  

Gengqi Liu, Zhen Jiang, Jonathan F. Lovell,  Lei Zhang, Yumiao Zhang*

Design of a Thiol-Responsive, Traceless Prodrug with Rapid Self-Immolation for Cancer Chemotherapy (pdf) (SI)

 ACS Applied Bio Materials, 2021, 4, 6, 4982-4989. DOI: 10.1021/acsabm.1c00247

  

 

Xingyue Yang, He Ren, Hong Zhang, Gengqi Liu, Zhen Jiang, Qian Qiu, Cui Yu, Niren Murthy, Kun Zhao*, Jonathan F Lovell*, Yumiao Zhang*

Antibiotic-Crosslinked Micelles with Reduced Toxicity for Multidrug Resistant Bacterial Sepsis Treatment (pdf)

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2021, 13, 8, 9630-9642.

 

 

2020

 

 

Gengqi Liu, Jonathan F. Lovell, Lei Zhang*, Yumiao Zhang*

Stimulus-Responsive Nanomedicines for Disease Diagnosis and Treatment (pdf

International Journal of Molecular Science, 2020, 21 (17), 6380

 

 

Maomao He, Jie Li, Hesong Han, Clarissa Araujo Borges, Gabriel Neiman, Joachim Justad Røise, Piotr Hadaczek, Rima Mendonsa, Victoria R. Holm, Ross C. Wilson, Krystof Bankiewicz, Yumiao Zhang, Corinne M. Sadlowski, Kevin Healy, Lee W. Riley  and  Niren Murthy*

A traceless linker for aliphatic amines that rapidly and quantitatively fragments after reduction (pdf)

Chemical Science, 2020, 11, 8973-8980. 

 

 

Boyang Sun, Huang Jing, Moustafa T. Mabrouk, Yumiao Zhang, Honglin Jin*, Jonathan F. Lovell*

A surfactant-stripped cabazitaxel micelle formulation optimized with accelerated storage stability (pdf)

Pharmaceutical Development and Technology. 2020, 25 (10) 1281-1288.

 

 

Xingyue Yang, Jonathan F. Lovell, Niren Murthy, Yumiao Zhang*

Organic Fluorescent Probes for Diagnostics and Bio-Imaging

Topics in Medicinal Chemistry (Book chapter)

 

 

 

2019

 

 

 

B. Sun, U. Chitgupi, C. Li, J. Federizon, C. Zhang, D. Ruszaj, A. Razi, J. Ortega, S. Neelamegham, Y. Zhang, J. Lovell*. 

Surfactant-stripped cabazitaxel micelles stabilized by clotrimazole or mifepristone (pdf)

Advanced Therapeutics, 2019, 1900161.

 

 

J. Yang, C. Wen, C. Pan, H. Guo, W. Zhao, J. Zhang, Y. Zhu, Y. Zhang*, L. Zhang*

Nanoliposomal multi-drug delivery system with reduced toxicity and multi-drug resistance (pdf)

Journal of Materials Science, 2019, 54, 9718-9728.

 

 

J. Song, Y. Zhu, J. Zhang, J. Yang, Y. Du, W. Zheng, C. Wen, Y. Zhang, L. Zhang*.         

Encapsulation of AgNPs within zwitterionic hydrogel for highly efficient and antifouling catalysis in biological environments (pdf)

Langmuir. 2019, 35, 1563-1570

 

 

D. Moukheiber, U. Chitgupi, K. Carter, D. Luo,B. Sun, S. Goel, C. Ferreira, J. Engle, D. Wang, J. Geng, Y. Zhang, J. Xia, W. Cai, J. F. Lovell*. 

Surfactant-Stripped Pheophytin Micelles for Multimodal Tumor Imaging and Photodynamic Therapy (pdf)

ACS Applied Bio Materials. 2019, 2, 544-554

 

 

2018

 

Xingyue Yang, Jonathan F. Lovell*, Yumiao Zhang*.

Ingestible contrast agents for gastrointestinal imaging (pdf)

ChemBioChem. 2018, 2, 462-473 

 

 

Y. Zhang, J. Roise, K. Lee, J. Li, N. Murthy*. 

Recent developments in intracellular protein delivery (pdf)

Current Opinion  in Biotechnology. 2018, 52, 25-31

 

 

J. Zhang, S. Yang, F. Gonzalez, J. Yang, Y. Zhang, M. He, N. Shastri, N. Murthy*. 

 A peptide-based fluorescent probe images ERAAP activity in cells and in high throughput assay (pdf)

 Chemical Communications. 2018 ,54, 7215-7218 

 

2017

 

 

 

Y. Zhang, H. Hong, B. Sun, K. Carter, Y. Qin, W. Wei, D. Wang, M. Jeon, J. Geng, R. J. Nickles, G. Chen, P. N. Prasad, C. Kim, J. Xia, W. Cai, J. Lovell*.

Surfactant-stripped Naphthalocyanines for Multimodal Tumor Theranostics with Upconversion Guidance Cream (pdf)

Nanoscale. 2017, 9, 3391-3398

 

 

2016

 

Y. Zhang, J. F. Lovell*. 

Recent Applications of Phthalocyanines and Naphthalocyanines for Imaging and Therapy (pdf)

WIREs: Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology. 2016,9, e1420

 

 

J. Kim, S. Park, Y. Jung, S. Chang, J. Park, Y. Zhang, J. F. Lovell, C. Kim*.

Programmable Real-time Clinical Photoacoustic and Ultrasound Imaging System (pdf)

Scientific Report6 (2016) 35137.

 

 

Y. Zhang, D. Wang, S. Geol, B. Sun, U. Chitgupi, J. Geng, H. Sun, T. Barnhart, W. Cai, J. Xia, J. F. Lovell*.

Surfactant stripped Frozen Pheophytin Micelles for Multimodal Gut Imaging (pdf)

Advanced Materials28 (2016) 8524-8530.

 

         Research comments in Nature Reviews Materials       

          Selected as back cover feature

        For other reports, click here

 

 

Y. Zhang#, W. Song#, J, Geng, H, Unsal, J. Federizon., D. Sukumaran, J. Rzayev, P. Alexandridis, J. F. Lovell*.

Therapeutic Surfactant-stripped Frozen Micelles (pdf)

Nature Communications. 2016, 7, 11649

 

        Highlighted by Science Daily, EurekAlert! and Others 

 

 

Y. Zhou, D. Wang, Y. Zhang, U. Chitgupi, J. Geng, Y. Wang, Y. Zhang, T. Cook, J. Xia, J. F. Lovell*.

 A Phosphorus Phthalocyanine Formulation with Absorbance of 1000 at 1000 nm for Deep Optical Imaging (pdf)

Theranostics. 2016, 6, 668-697

 

 

Y. Wang, D. Wang, Y. Zhang, J. Geng, J. F. Lovell, J. Xia*.

Slit enabled Linear-array Photoacoustic Tomography with Near Isotropic Spatial Resolution in Three Dimensions (pdf)

Optics Letter. 2016, 41, 127-130 

 

2015

 

 

Y. Zhang, J. F. Lovell*.

Reversible Micro- and Nano-Phase Programming of Anthraquinone Thermochromism Using Blended Block Copolymers (pdf)

Langmuir. 2015, 31, 13488-13493

 

 

C. Lee, J. Kim, Y. Zhang, M. Jeon, C, Liu, L. Song, J. Lovell, C. Kim*.

Dual-color photoacoustic lymph node imaging using nanoformulated naphthalocyanines (pdf)

Biomaterials. 2015, 73, 142-148 

 

 

U. Chitgupi, Y. Zhang, C. Lo, W. Song, J. Geng, S. Shao, S. Neelamegham, J. F. Lovell*.

Sulfonated-polyethyleneimine for Photosensitizer Conjugation and Targeting (pdf)

Bioconjugate Chemistry. 2015, 26, 1633-1639

 

2014

 

 

Y. Zhang, M. Jeon, L. Rich, H. Hong, J. Geng, Yin. Zhang, S. Shi, T. Barnhart, P. Alexandridis, J. Huizinga, M. Seshadri, W. Cai*, C. Kim*, J. F. Lovell*.

Non-invasive Multimodal Functional Imaging of the Intestine with Frozen Micellar Naphthalocyanines (pdf)(SI)(video1)(video2)

Nature Nanotechnology. 2014, 9, 631-639

 

        Research comments in Nature Nanotechnology

        Research comments in Science Translational Medicine

        Highlight on NIH director's blog

          More other reports 

 

2012

 

Y. Zhang, J. F. Lovell*.

Porphyrins as Theranostic Agents from Prehistoric to Modern Times (pdf)

Theranostics, 2012, 2, 905-916

         Selected as cover feature

 

 

 

2011

 

J. Chen#, Y. Zhang# (Co-first author), X. Lou*. (Postgraduate work in Singapore)

One-pot synthesis of uniform Fe3O4nanospheres with carbon matrix support for improved lithium storage capabilities (pdf)

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2011, 3, 3276-3279. 

 

  

2010

 

J. Wang, Y. Zhang, H. Wu, L. Xiao, Z. Jiang*.(Undergraduate work at Tianjin University) 

 Fabrication and performances of solid superacid embedded chitosan hybrid membranes for direct methanol fuel cell (pdf)

Journal of Power Sources, 2010, 195, 2526-2533