Yu Zhang



Yu Zhang

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Doctoral supervisor OR Master's supervisor

Doctoral supervisor


Nanomaterials, Biomedical Nanotechnology, Molecular imaging, Biodetection, Nanotheranostics

Academic expertise and research direction

He received his BS degree in Chemistry from the Southeast University in 1996. He received his Ph.D. in 2001 in Biomedical engineering from the Southeast University. He continued his research as a post-doctoral fellow at the Department of physics in Nanjing University for two years, and then one year at the Department of electric engineering in Aichi institute of technology of Japan. He joined the School of Biological Science and Medical Engineering in Southeast University in 2003. His research interests are centered on nanomaterials and biomedical nanotechnology.

Current research and other projects

Nanomaterials and biomedical Nanotechnology, including synthesis of magnetic nanoparticles and other multifunctional nanomaterials, enzyme nanomimetics, in vitro rapid diagnosis and POCT (point of care test) , multi-modal target imaging and treatment of cancer, and magnetic manipulation of bioprocess

Books and papers

(*corresponding author)

lJun Xie, Changzhi Yan, Yu Zhang*, and Ning Gu, Shape Evolution of “Multi-Branched” Mn-Zn Ferrite Nanostructures with High-Performance: A Transformation of Crystals into Clusters, Chemistry of Materials, 2013, 25 (18), 3702

lJiali Ding, Yuehua Wang, Ming Ma, Yu Zhang*, Shanshan Lu, Yanni Jiang, Chunmei Qi, Shouhua Luo, Ge Dong, Song Wen, Yanli An, Ning Gu, CT/Fluorescence Dual-modal Nanoemulsion Platform for Investigating Atherosclerotic Plaques, Biomaterials, 201334209-216

lZhongwen Chen, Jun-JieYin, Yu-Ting Zhou, Yu Zhang*, Lina Song, Mengjie Song, SunlingHu, and NingGu, Dual Enzyme-like Activities of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles and Their Implication for Diminishing Cytotoxicity, ACS Nano 2012, 6(5), 4001–4012.

lYihang Wu, Mengjie Song, Zhuang Xin, Xiaoqing Zhang, Yu Zhang*, Chunyu Wang, Suyi Li and Ning Gu, Ultra-small Particles of Iron Oxide as Peroxidase for Immunohistochemical Detection, Nanotechnology  22 (2011) 225703

lJiwei Liu, Yu Zhang*, Chunyu Wang, Ruizhi Xu, Zhongpin Chen, Ning Gu, Magnetically Sensitive Alginate-Templated Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Microcapsules for Controlled Release of Doxorubicin, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2010, 114, 7673–7679

lXiao-Qing Zhang, Shang-Wenyan Gong, Yu Zhang*,Ting Ya, Yihang Wu, Ning Gu, Prussian blue modified iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles and their high peroxidase-like activity, J. Mater. Chem., 2010, 20, 5110–5116

lJiwei Liu,Yu Zhang*, Chunyu Wang, Sunling Hu,Zhongping Chen, and Ning Gu. Synthesis of Magnetic Luminescent Alginate-Templated Composite Microparticles with Temperature-Dependent Photoluminescence under High-Frequency Magnetic FieldLangmuir 2010, 26(24), 19066–19072

lLizeng Gao, Jie Zhuang, Leng Nie, Jibing Zhang, Yu Zhang, Ning Gu,Taihong Wang, Jing Feng, Dongling Yang, Sarah Perrett and Xiyun Yan, Intrinsic peroxidase-like activity of ferromagnetic nanoparticles, Nature Nanotechnology, 2007, 2, 577-583.




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