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Jinming Gao

Gang Huang, Ph.D.

Suxin Li, B.S.

Yang Li, B.S.

Min Luo, Ph.D.

Layla Samandi, B.S.

Houliang Tang, Ph.D.

Chensu Wang, B.S.

Zhaohui Wang, Ph.D.


Undergraduate Students

Sussana Elkassih, Green Fellow (Graduate student at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX)

Graduate Students

Carlos Barcena, Ph.D. (US Patent Office, Washington, DC)

Elvin Blanco, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor at UT Health Science Center, Houston, TX)

Agata Exner, Ph.D. (Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH)

Chase Kessinger, Ph.D. (Instructor in Cardiovascular Research Center at MGH, Boston MA)

Norased Nasongkla, Ph.D. (Professor and Chair of Biomedical Engineering Department, Mahidol University, Bankok, Thailand)

Feng Qian, Ph.D. (Professor, Vice Chair, Department of Pharmaceutics, Qinghua University, Beijing, China)

Damon Sutton, Ph.D. (Senior Chemist at Medtronic Diabetes, CA)

Li Tao, Ph.D. Co-advised with Dr. Walter Hu (Professor of Electrical Engineering, Southeast Univesity, Nanjing, China)

Brent Weinberg, M.D. Ph.D. (Assistant Professor of Neuroradiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA)

Tian Zhao, Ph.D. (Director of Research Development, OncoNano Medicine, LLC.)


Postdoctoral Fellows

Hua Ai, M.D., Ph.D. (Professor at National Engineering Research Center for Biomaterials, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China)

Fatih Buyukserin, Ph.D. (Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey)

Huabing Chen, Ph.D. (Professor of Pharmaceutics in SuZhou University, China)

Shook-Fong Chin, Ph.D. (Research Scientist at Impax Labs, Hayward, California)

Heather Hillebrenner, Ph.D. (Chemistry Instructor in the Garland High School in Dallas, Texas)

Xiaonan Huang, Ph.D. (Associate Professor of Polymer Chemistry in Capital Normal University, Beijing, China)

Chalermchai Khemtong, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor in Advanced Imaging Research Center, UTSW, Dallas Texas)

Zhiqiang Lin, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Peking University, Beijing, China)

Xinpeng Ma, Ph.D. (Research Scientist in Moderna Therapeutics, Boston, Massachusetts)

Jagadeesh Setti-Guthi, Ph.D. (Principal Scientist at Active Pharmaceutical Intermediates, Inc. India)

Xintao Shuai, Ph.D. (Professor and Director of Biomedical Engineering Center, Zhongshan University, GuangZhou, China)

Amandeep Sra, Ph.D. (Associate Faculty at Collin College and Research Scientist at UT Dallas, Richardson, TX)

Yiguang Wang, Ph.D. (Professor of Pharmaceutics, Peking University, Beijing, China)

Qi Wei, Ph.D. (Research Scientist in Department of Biochemistry, UTSW, Dallas Texas)

Su-Geun Yang, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Inha University, Seoul, Korea)

Haijun Yu, Ph.D. (Associate Professor in Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China)

Chunfu Zhang, Ph.D. (Associate Professor in Med-X Research Institute in Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China)

Shanrong Zhang, Ph.D. (Senior Research Engineer in Adavnced Imaging Research Center, UTSW, Dallas Texas)

Kejin Zhou, Ph.D. (Postdoctoral fellow in Simmons Cancer Center, UTSW, Dallas Texas)

Yinjian Zhou, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Science )

Gao Lab Members

Jinming GaoJinming Gao, Ph.D.
Professor of Oncology and Pharmacology
Co-Leader, Cell Stress and Nanomedicine Program

Phone: (214) 645-6370
Email: jinming.gao@utsouthwestern.edu
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UTSW Faculty Profile

Professor Gao received his B.S. in Chemistry from Peking University. He carried out his graduate studies under Professor George Whitesides at Harvard University and postdoctoral training with Professor Robert Langer at MIT.

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GangGang Huang, Ph.D.
Instructor, Lab Manager

Phone: (214) 645-6418
Email: gang.huang@utsouthwestern.edu

Education: Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry, University of North Texas
Projects: Theranostic nanomedicine for cancer imaging and therapy

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Suxin Li Suxin Li
Graduate Student

Phone: (214) 645-6418
Email: suxin.li@utsouthwestern.edu

Education: B.S. in Pharmacy, China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, China
Projects: STING-activated nanovaccine in cancer immunotherapy.

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yang liYang Li
Graduate Student

Phone: (214) 645-6418
Email: yang.li@utsouthwestern.edu

Education: B.S. in Polymer Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China
Projects: Probing the mechanism of nano proton sponge effect from ultra-pH responsive nanoparticles

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Research Scientist

Phone: (214) 645-6418
Email: min.luo@utsouthwestern.edu

Education: Ph.D. in Molecular Cell Biology, Peking University
Projects: STING-Activating Minimalist Nanovaccine for T Cell Therapy of Cancer

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Layla SamandiLayla Samandi
Research Technician

Phone: (214) 645-6418
Email: layla.samandi@utsouthwestern.edu

Education: B.S. in Chemistry, University of Richmond, VA

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Postdoctoral Fellow

Phone: (214) 645-6418
Email: houliang.tang@utsouthwestern.edu

Education: Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry, Southern Methodist University
Projects: miRNA nanovaccine for cancer therapy

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chensu wangChensu Wang
Graduate Student

Phone: (214) 645-6418
Email: chensu.wang@utsouthwestern.edu

Education: B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing, China
Projects: Studying lysosome activation and autophagy using novel nanoprobes (joint student with Prof. Michael White)

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zhaohui wangZhaohui Wang, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

Phone: (214) 645-6418
Email: zhaohui.wang@utsouthwestern.edu

Education: Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics, Peking University, China.
Projects: pH-activatable nanomedicine for cancer imaging and therapy

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