Synthesis of silica based nanostructures for biomedical applications

Yannan Yang is focusing on the synthesis of silica based nanostructures for biomedical applications

Yannan obtained an MPhil from AIBN at University of Queensland under the supervisoin of Professor Chengzhong (MIchael) Yu in 2015. He is a currently a PhD student in the same group.

Key Publications

  1. Yannan Yang, Stefano Bernardi, Hao Song, Jun Zhang, Meihua Yu, James C. Reid, Ekaterina Strounina, Debra J. Searles, and Chengzhong Yu*, Anion Assisted Synthesis of Large Pore Hollow Dendritic Mesoporous Organosilica Nanoparticles: Understanding the Composition Gradient, Chem. Mater., 2016, 28 (3), 704–707
  2. Yannan Yang, Chengzhong Yu, Advances in silica based nanoparticles for targeted cancer therapy, Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, 2016, 12(2), 317–332
  3. Yang Yannan, Niu Yuting, Zhang Jun, Meka Anand Kumar, Zhang Hongwei Xu, Chun Lin, Chun Xiang Cynthia Yu, Meihua Yu, Chengzhong*, Biphasic Synthesis of Large-Pore and Well-Dispersed Benzene Bridged Mesoporous Organosilica Nanoparticles for Intracellular Protein Delivery. Small , 2015, Vol.11(23), 2743-2749
  4. Yannan Yang, Meihua Yu, Hao Song, Yue Wang and Chengzhong Yu*, Preparation of fluorescent mesoporous hollow silica–fullerene nanoparticles via selective etching for combined chemotherapy and photodynamic therapy, Nanoscale, 2015,7, 11894-11898
  5. Yannan Yang, Surajit Karmakar, Jun Zhang, Meihua Yu, Neena Mitter and Chengzhong Yu*, Synthesis of SBA-15 rods with small sizes for enhanced cellular uptake, J. Mater. Chem. B, 2014,2, 4929-4934


Featured projects Duration
Cancer therapy and immunotherapy