Selected News


06-03-2019    Li received a 2019-2020 College of Pharmacy Endowed Fellowship from the University of Texas at Austin. Congratulations to Li!

05-23-2019    Dr. Tao's paper with Prof. Omid C. Farokhzad and Prof. Jong Seung Kim entitled "Emerging two-dimensional monoelemental materials (Xenes) for biomedical applications" was accepted for published in Chemical Society Reviews, and selected as an outside front cover paper. [Hilighted by Chem Soc Rev]Chem Soc Rev

04-15-2019    Dr. Tao's invited Perspective with Prof. Omid C. Farokhzad, Prof. Wolfgang J. Parak, and Prof. Jinjun Shi entitled "Nanobuffering of pH-Responsive Polymers: A Known but Sometimes Overlooked Phenomenon and Its Biological Applications" was published in ACS Nano. [Hilighted by ACS Nano]ACS

04-13-2019    Dr. Tao was awarded a Basic Scientist Grant from Department of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School (HMS)/Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH)for his Wound Healing project. [In the news]Department of Anesthesia

04-11-2019    Dr. Tao was selected for the U.S. METAvivor Early Career Investigator Award. METAvivor, which is the only U.S. organization that exclusively funds MBC research through a scientific peer-review process, awards research grants to individuals who are actively engaged in areas of MBC research and whose proposals show distinct promise in making a difference for patients with stage 4 breast cancer. [In the news] [Grants Awarded List]METAvivor

04-08-2019    Sanjun's Progress Report entitled "Drug Delivery Strategies for the Treatment of Metabolic Diseases" was published in Advanced Healthcare Materials. Congratulations to Sanjun!AHM

01-05-2019    Jiang Ouyang joined our team! Welcome!


11-28-2018    Xiang's paper entitled "Glutathione-Responsive Prodrug Nanoparticles for Effective Drug Delivery and Cancer Therapy" was accepted for published in ACS Nano, and selected as a cover paper. Congratulations to Xiang!ACS Nano

09-17-2018    Our joint paper entitled "Restoration of tumour-growth suppression in vivo via systemic nanoparticle-mediated delivery of PTEN mRNA" was published in Nature Biomedical Engineering. [EurekAlert|AAAS] [ScienceDaily]Nature

07-24-2018    Dr. Tao's paper entitled "Two‐Dimensional Antimonene‐Based Photonic Nanomedicine for Cancer Theranostics" was published in Advanced Materials, and selected as a cover paper. [Highlighted by Advanced Materials]Adv Mater

05-01-2018    Dr. Tao co-authored paper entitled "Nanotechnology-Based Strategies for siRNA Brain Delivery for Disease Therapy" was published in Trends in Biotechnology.Cell

04-12-2018    Our joint paper with Prof. Dan Peer and Prof. Jeffrey M. Karp entitled "Progress and challenges towards targeted delivery of cancer therapeutics" was published in Nature Communications.Nature

03-27-2018    Xianbing's paper entitled "Intracellular Mechanistic Understanding of 2D MoS2 Nanosheets for Anti-Exocytosis-Enhanced Synergistic Cancer Therapy" was published in ACS Nano. Congratulations to Xianbing!ACS

02-28-2018    Dr. Tao was promoted to be Instructor, a junior faculty member in the Center for Nanomedicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS)/Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH).HMS

Before 2018

10-23-2017    Li's paper entitled "Intracellular Fate of Nanoparticles with Polydopamine Surface Engineering and a Novel Strategy for Exocytosis-Inhibiting, Lysosome Impairment-Based Cancer Therapy" was published in Nano Letters. Congratulations to Li!Nano Lett

09-15-2017    Dr. Tao's paper entitled "Antimonene Quantum Dots: Synthesis and Application as Near‐Infrared Photothermal Agents for Effective Cancer Therapy" was published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition, and selected as a cover paper. [Highlighted by Angew] [In the news]Angew

01-02-2017    Dr. Tao's paper entitled "Black Phosphorus Nanosheets as a Robust Delivery Platform for Cancer Theranostics" was published in Advanced Materials, and selected as a cover paper. [Highlighted by Advanced Materials] [Materials Views]Adv Mater

04-19-2016    Dr. Tao joined Prof. Omid C. Farokhzad's team as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and a Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School (HMS).