Dr. Wang
Dr. Yadong Wang

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA



1999 Ph.D., Stanford University

1995 M.S., Kansas State University

Publications (selected)

  1. Wang Y, DuBois JL. Hedman B, Hodgson KO, and Stack TDP. Catalytic Galactose Oxidase Models: Biomimetic Cu(II)-Phenoxyl-Radical Reactivity. Science, 279: 537-540, 1998.
  2. Wang Y, Ameer GA, Sheppard BJ, and Langer R. A Tough Biodegradable Elastomer. Nat. Biotechnol., 20: 602-606, 2002.
  3. Gao J, Kim YM, Coe H, Zern B, Sheppard B, and Wang Y. A Neuro-inductive Biodegradable Material Based on Dopamine. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 103: 16681-16686, 2006. 
  4. Gumera C and Wang Y. Modulating neuronal responses by controlled integration of acetylcholine-like functionalities in biomimetic polymers. Adv. Mater. 19: 4404-4409, 2007.
  5. Crapo PM and Wang Y. Physiologic Compliance In Engineered Small-Diameter Arterial Constructs Based On An Elastomeric Substrate. Biomaterials, 31: 1626-1635, 2010. 
  6. Zern BJ, Chu H, Osunkoya AO, Gao J, and Wang Y. A Biocompatible Arginine-based Polycation. Adv. Func. Mater. 21: 434-440, 2011.
  7. Chu H, Johnson NR, Mason NS, and Wang Y. A [polycation:heparin] complex releases growth factors with enhanced bioactivity. J. Control. Release, 150, 157-163, 2011.
  8. Chu H, Gao J, Chen C-W, Huard J, and Wang Y. An injectable FGF2 coacervate for persistent angiogenesis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 108, 13444-13449, 2011.
  9. Lee K-W, Stolz DB, and Wang Y. Substantial Expression of Mature Elastin in Arterial Constructs. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 108: 2705-10, 2011. PMC3041142
  10. Wu W, Allen R, and Wang Y. Fast degrading elastomer enables rapid remodeling of a cell-free synthetic graft into a neo-artery. Nat. Med., In press.

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