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Dr. Wang
Dr. Yadong Wang

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA


Email: yaw20@pitt.edu


Qualifications


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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