Bo Y, Wang Y, Han J, Bhatta R, Liu Y, Baskaran D, Zhou J, Wang H*. Primary Adipocytes as Targetable Drug Depot to Prevent Post-Surgical Cancer Recurrence. Materials Today Bio 2024, 25, 101020. [Link]

Yu X, Li C, Wang Z, Xu Y, Shao S, Shao F, Wang H, Liu J. Neutrophils in Cancer: Dual Roles through Intercellular Interactions. Oncogene 2024. [Link]


Zhou J, Wang H*. Spotlight—author’s view for “Metabolic glycan labelingimmobilizes dendritic cell membrane and enhancesantitumorefficacy of dendritic cell vaccine”. Genes & Immunity 2023. [Link]

Bhatta R, Han J, Liu Y, Bo Y, Lee D, Zhou J, Wang Y, Nelson ER, Chen Q, Zhang XS, Hassaneen W, Wang H*. Metabolic Tagging of Extracellular Vesicles and Development of Enhanced Extracellular Vesicle Based Cancer Vaccines. Nature Communications 2023, 14, 8047. [Link]

Liu Y, Wang H*. Biomarkers and Targeted Therapy for Cancer Stem Cells. Trends in Pharmacological Sciences 2023, 45, 56-66. [Link]

Han J, Bhatta R, Liu Y, Bo Y, Elosegui-Artola A, Hua Wang*. Metabolic Glycan Labeling Immobilizes Dendritic Cell Membrane and Enhances Antitumor Efficacy of Dendritic Cell Vaccine. Nature Communications 2023, 14, 5049. [Link]

Wang Y, Wang H*. Lymph Node Targeting For Immunotherapy. Immuno-Oncology and Technology 2023, 20, 100395. [Link]

Bo Y, Zhou J, Cai K, Wang Y, Feng Y, Li W, Jiang Y, Kuo S, Roy J, Anorma C, Gardner SH, Luu LM, Lau GW, Bao Y, Chan J, Wang H*, Cheng J*. Leveraging Intracellular ALDH1A1 Activity for Selective Cancer Stem-like Cells Labeling and Targeted Treatment via Click Reaction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2023, 120 (36), e2302342120. [Link]

Han J#, Bhatta R#, Wang H*. Bio-adhesive Macroporous Hydrogels for In Situ Recruitment and Modulation of Dendritic Cells. Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering 2023, 16, 355-367. [Link]

Zhang Y , Cui J, Chen KY,  Kuo SH, Sharma J, Bhatta R, Liu Z, Ellis-Mohr A, An F, Li J, Chen Q, Foss K, Wang H,  Li Y, McCoy AM, Lau GW, Cao Q*. A Smart Coating with Integrated Physical-Antimicrobial and Strain-Mapping Functionalities for Orthopedic Implants. Science Advances 2023, 9, eadg7397. [Link]

Bo Y, Wang H*. Biomaterial-Based In Situ Cancer Vaccine. Advanced Materials 2023, e2210452. [Link]

Bhatta R, Han J, Liu Y, Bo Y, Wang H*. T Cell-Responsive Macroporous Hydrogels for In Situ T Cell Expansion and Enhanced Antitumor Efficacy. Biomaterials 2023, 293:121972.[Link]


Liu Y, Adu-Berchie K, Brockman J, Pezone M, Zhang D, Zhou J, Pyrdol J, Wang H, Wucherpfennig K, Mooney D. Cytokine Conjugation to Enhance T Cell Therapy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2022, 120 (1), e2213222120. [Link]

Liu Y, Han J, Bo Y, Bhatta R, Wang H*. Targeted Delivery of Liposomal Chemo-Immunotherapy for Cancer Treatment. Frontiers in Immunology 2022, 13, 1010021. [Link]

Han J, Park J, Bhatta R, Liu Y, Bo Y, Zhou J, Wang H*. A Double Crosslinking Adhesion Mechanism for Developing Tough Hydrogel Adhesives. Acta Biomaterialia 2022, 150, 199-210. [Link]

Han J#, Bhatta R#, Liu Y, Bo Y, Wang H*. In Situ Dendritic Cell Recruitment and T Cell Activation for Cancer Immunotherapy. Frontiers in Pharmacology 2022, 13, 954955. [Link]

Bo Y, Wang H*. Materials-Based Vaccines for Infectious Diseases. WIREs Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology 2022, 14, e1824. [Link]

Bhatta R#, Han J#, Zhou J, Li H, Wang H*. Recyclable Cell-Surface Chemical Tags for Repetitive Cancer Targeting. Journal of Controlled Release 2022, 347, 164-174. [Link]

Najibi A, Shih T, Zhang D, Lou J, Sobral M, Wang H, Dellacherie M, Adu-Berchie K, Mooney D. Targeting tumor extracellular matrix activates the tumor-draining lymph nodes. Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy. [Link]


Wang X, Chin A, Zhou J, Wang H, Tong R. Resilient Poly(α-Hydroxy Acids) with Improved Strength and Ductility via Scalable Stereosequence-Controlled Polymerization. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2021, 143, 40, 16813–16823. [Link]

Tringides C, Vachicouras N, Lazaro ID, Wang H, Trouillet A, Seo BR, Elosegui-Artola A, Fallegger F, Shin Y, Casiraghi C, Kostarelos K, Lacour S, Mooney D. Viscoelastic Surface Electrode Arrays to Interface with Viscoelastic Tissues. Nature Nanotechnology 2021, 16, 1019–1029. [Link]


Wang H. Immune Cell Homing Biomaterials for Immunotherapy. Accounts of Materials Research 2020, 1, 172−174. [Link]

Wang H, Mooney D. Metabolic Glycan Labeling for Cancer-Targeted Therapy. Nature Chemistry 2020, 12, 1102-1114. [Link]

Wang H, Najibi A, Sobral M, Seo BR, Lee JY, Wu D, Li A, Verbeke C, Mooney D. Biomaterial-Based Scaffold for In Situ Chemo-Immunotherapy to Treat Poorly Immunogenic Tumors. Nature Communications 2020, 11, 5696. [Link]

Wang H, Sobral M, Zhang D, Cartwright A, Li A, Dellacherie M, Koshy S, Wucherpfennig K, Mooney D. Metabolic Labeling and Targeted Modulation of Dendritic Cells. Nature Materials 2020, 19, 1244–1252. [Link]

Wang H, Sobral M, Snyder T, Brudno Y, Gorantla V, Mooney D. Clickable, Acid Labile Immunosuppressive Prodrugs for In Vivo Targeting. Biomaterials Science 2020, 8, 266–277. [Link]

Before 2020

Wang H, Bo Y, Liu Y, Xu M, Cai K, Wang R, Cheng J. In Vivo Cancer Targeting via Glycopolyester Nanoparticle Mediated Metabolic Cell Labeling Followed by Click Reaction. Biomaterials 2019, 218, 119305. [Link]

Wang H, Liu Y, Xu M, Cheng J. Azido-Galactose Outperforms Azido-Mannose for Metabolic Labeling and Targeting of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Biomaterials Science 2019, 7, 4166. [Link]

Wang H, Mooney D. Biomaterial-Assisted Targeted Modulation of Immune Cells in Cancer Treatment. Nature Materials 2018, 17, 761-772. [Link]

Wang R, Cai K, Wang H, Yin C, Cheng J. Caged metabolic precursor for DT-diaphorase responsive cell labeling. Chemical Communications 2018, 54, 4878-4881. [Link]

Chen Y, Cordero J, Wang H, Franke D, Achorn O, Freyria F, Coropceanu I, Wei H, Chen O, Mooney D, Bawendi M. A Ligand System for Flexible Functionalization of Quantum Dots via Click Chemistry. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2018, 130, 4742-4746. [Link]

Xiong M, Bao Y, Xu X, Wang H, Han Z, Song Z, Chen J, Peek RM, Yin L, Chen L, Cheng J. Selective Killing of Helicobacter pylori with pH-Responsive Helix-Coil Conformation Transitionable Antimicrobial Polypeptides. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2017, 114, 12675-12680. [Link]

Wang H, Wang R, Cai K, He H, Liu Y, Yen J, Wang Z, Xu M, Sun Y, Zhou X, Yin Q, Tang L, Dobrucka IT, Dobrucki LW, Chaney EJ, Boppart SA, Fan TM, Lezmi S, Chen X, Yin L, Cheng J. Selective In Vivo Cell Labeling Mediated Cancer Targeting. Nature Chemical Biology 2017, 13, 415-424. [Link]

Wang H, Tang L, Liu Y, Dobrucka IT, Dobrucki LW, Yin L, Cheng J. In Vivo Targeting of Metabolically Labeled Cancers with Ultra-Small Silica Nanoconjugates. Theranostics 2016, 6, 1467-1476. [Link]

Wang H, Gauthier M, Kelly JR, Miller RJ, Xu M, O’Brien WD, Cheng J. Targeted Ultrasound Assisted Cancer-Selective Labeling and Imaging. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2016, 55, 5452-5456. [Link]

Yen J, Ying H, Wang H, Yin L, Uckun F, Cheng J. CD44 Mediated Non-Viral Gene Delivery into Human Embryonic Stem Cells via Hyaluronic Acid Coated Nanoparticles. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering 2016, 2, 326-335. [Link]

Wang H, Xu M, Xiong M, Cheng J. Reduction-Responsive Dithiomaleimide-Based Nanomedicine with High Drug Loading and FRET-Indicated Drug Release. Chemical Communications 2015, 51, 4807-4810. [Link]

Zhang Y, Yin Q, Yen J, Li J, Ying H, Wang H, Hua Y, Chaney EJ, Boppart SA, Cheng J. Non-Invasive, Real-Time Reporting Drug Release In Vitro and In Vivo. Chemical Communications 2015, 51, 6948-6951. [Link]

Yin Q, Yin L, Wang H, Cheng J. Synthesis and Biomedical Applications of Functional Poly(α-hydroxy acids) via Ring-Opening Polymerization of O-carboxyanhydrides. Accounts of Chemical Research 2015, 48, 1777-1787. [Link]

Tang L, Yang X, Yin Q, Cai K, Wang H, Chaudhury I, Yao C, Zhou Q, Kwon M, Hartman JA, Dobrucki IT, Dobrucki LW, Borst LB, Lezmi S, Helferich WG, Ferguson AL, Fan TM, Cheng J. Investigating the Optimal Size of Anticancer Nanomedicine. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2014, 111, 15344-15349. [Link]

Wang H, Tang L, Tu C, Song Z, Yin Q, Yin L, Zhang Z, Cheng J. Redox-Responsive, Core-Cross-Linked Micelles Capable of On-Demand, Concurrent Drug Release and Structure Disassembly. Biomacromolecules 2013, 14, 3706-3712. [Link]

Yan J, Wang H, Zhou Q, You Y. Reversible and Multisensitive Quantum Dot Gels. Macromolecules 2011, 44, 4306-4312. [Link]

Wang Z, Wang D, Wang H, Yan J, You Y, Wang Z. Preparation of Biocompatible Nanocapsules with Temperature-Responsive and Bioreducible Properties. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2011, 21, 15950-15956. [Link]