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International Journal of Nanomedicine

ISSN: 1178-2013

Prof. Dr. RDK Misra

Prof. Dr. Misra

Department of Metallurgical, Materials, and Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, USA

Dr. R.D.K. Misra is a Professor in the Department of Metallurgical, Materials, and Biomedical Engineering at The University of Texas at El Paso, USA. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the Department of Metallurgical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), India and PhD in Metallurgy and Materials Science from the University of Cambridge, UK.

Professor Misra's inter-/multidisciplinary research interests include advanced manufacturing of biomedical devices, nanoparticle-systems for drug delivery, antimicrobial systems, super-hydrophobic nanocomposites for wound dressing, nanostructured implants, impact of nanostructured surfaces on protein adsorption, quantum dots for bio-imaging, and bio-nano interactions. His research programs involve the use of a broad spectrum of biomaterials characterization techniques such as electron microscopy, confocal microscopy, X-ray diffraction, EBSD, atomic force microscopy, and mechanical testing, to list a few.

The research contributions made by Professor Misra's co-workers and collaborators have led to several hundred peer-reviewed journal articles. He serves on the Editorial Board of several journals and is a highly active reviewer. A number of institutions and societies have recognized and honored him for his original scientific contributions.

Professor Jie Huang

Professor Huang

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College London, London, United Kingdom

Professor Jie Huang is a Professor of Biomaterials at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College London, UK. She completed her PhD in Biomaterials at the IRC in Biomedical Materials, Queen Mary University of London. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (FIMMM).

Professor Huang's research interests include nanomaterials and bioactive materials for tissue engineering, implant coatings, 3D printing, drug delivery and cancer therapies. She has authored over 100 research articles in peer-reviewed journals, has been invited to contribute chapters for seven books on Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering and Medical Devices.

Prof. Dr. Dongwoo Khang

Prof. Dr. Khang

Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, Gachon University, Incheon, South Korea

Dr. Dongwoo Khang is a Professor of Physiology at the School of Medicine, Gachon University. He completed his PhD in physics at Purdue University. Dr. Khang has published over 100 research articles in major leading journals, including Advanced Materials, ACS Nano, Advanced Science and Biomaterials.

Dr. Khang's recent research areas are focused on translational medicine in oncology and immunology in terms of nanomedicine. He is currently leading an Ectosome Research Center funded by the National Research Foundation in South Korea. He is also a founder CEO of Ectosome, Inc.

Prof. Dr. Anderson Oliveira Lobo

Prof. Dr. Lobo

Full Professor, Centre of Technology, Federal University of Piauí, Teresina, Brazil

Professor Lobo is an affiliated member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences and Core Academy Fellow. He graduated in Biomedical Engineering, with a PhD in Sciences from the Technological Institute of Aeronautics. His Postdoctoral degree in Bioengineering at Harvard Medical School (and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology). He has teaching-scientific experience in the area of Bioengineering, Bioprinting and Materials Science. He works directly in the development of membranes for applications in biomimetic and bioinspired biomaterials applied to tissue engineering and nanomedicine. Professor Lobo has graduated/supervised over 120 post-doctoral students, thesis completing B.S., M.S., and undergrads students.

Professor Lobo has over 170 published papers, 4 provisional patents on the applications of nanomaterials for tissue engineering, and over 400 papers presented in conferences. He serves as Adhoc advisor of several international journals and Brazilian and international grant agencies.

Dr Sachin Mali

Dr Mali

Senior Principal Research and Development Engineer, Medtronic Inc, Memphis, TN, USA

Dr. Sachin Mali holds a PhD in Bioengineering from Syracuse University, New York. Currently, he serves as a Senior Principal Research and Development Engineer at Medtronic Cranial and Spinal Technologies, located in Memphis, TN, USA. 

Dr. Mali's research focuses on Biomaterials Science, particularly nanostructured biomaterials/implants, surface modifications, additive manufacturing, biocompatibility, and the electrochemistry of medical alloys. His expertise extends to corrosion, wear, and the advancement of novel mechanical and electrochemical test methodologies for orthopedic and spinal medical devices and biomaterials. With over 17 years of combined academic and industry research experience, he specializes in performance evaluation and failure analysis of orthopedic biomaterials and medical devices.

Actively contributing to the academic community, Dr. Mali serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of Materials Technology: Advanced Performance Materials. He has also served as a peer-reviewer for numerous Chemical, Materials Science, and Biomedical journals. As a member of prestigious professional organizations within his field, Dr. Mali brings valuable insights and expertise.

Dr. Mali's scholarly contributions include authoring over 21 peer-reviewed research publications and/or book chapters, along with presenting over 35 international conference proceedings.

Dr Kamakhya Misra

Dr Misra

Department of Physics, Manipal University Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Dr. K.P. Misra is a faculty member in the Department of Physics, Manipal University Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. He obtained his PhD degree from the University of Lucknow, India. Dr. Misra's inter-/multidisciplinary research interests include band gap engineering in wide band gap semiconductor nanoparticles, nanoparticle-systems for drug delivery, antimicrobial systems, quantum dots for bio-imaging, bio-sensing and bio-nano interactions. Another research focus of his is to explore the application of photoluminescence in the field of nanomedicine and light-nanoparticle interaction. He has expertise in a wide range of characterization tools such as electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction, UV-Vis spectroscopy, atomic force microscopy and FTIR spectroscopy, as applicable bio-nano-materials.

The research contributions made by Dr. Misra have resulted in numerous peer-reviewed articles. He has edited a book titled, 'Ceramic Science and Engineering: Basics to Recent Advancements'. He also engages in various other scholarly activities namely, teaching the core research ideas of his domain to the undergraduate and post graduate students.

Dr Krishna Nune

Dr Nune

Senior Biomedical Materials Engineer, Medtronic Inc, Mounds View, MN, USA

Dr. Nune obtained his PhD from The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, LA, with a focus on nanostructured medical devices. Currently, he is working as a Senior Biomedical Materials Engineer at Medtronic Cardiac Rhythm Management, located in Mounds View, MN, USA.

Dr. Nune's research interests focus on application of Materials Science to Biomedical Engineering, particularly nanostructured biomaterials, surface modifications, heat treatment, additive manufacturing, bone tissue engineering, and biocompatibility of metal alloys and polymeric medical devices. His expertise extends to material and chemical characterization, biological and toxicological evaluation of medical devices. He helped develop heat treatment strategies to Laser and electron beam printed 3D parts. He has more than 14 years of research experience and specializes in biological and toxicological risk assessment of blood separation devices, orthopedic and cardiac medical devices.

He has served as a peer-reviewer for several Chemical, Materials, and Biomedical journals. As a member of prestigious professional organizations within his field, Dr. Nune brings valuable insights and expertise.

Dr. Nune's scholarly contributions include authoring over 50 peer-reviewed research publications and/or book chapters, along with presenting over 10 international conference proceedings.

Dr Yan Shen

Dr Shen

Department of Pharmaceutics, China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, China

Dr. Yan Shen is an Associate Professor of the Department of Pharmaceutics at the China Pharmaceutical University. Her research interests focus on the design of theranostic nanoplatform for tumor treatment, developing new excipients and technologies for micro-particulate formulations as pulmonary inhaled preparations (i.e. Dry Powder Inhalations), and efficient nonviral carriers for siRNA delivery. Dr. Shen has authored over 30 peer-reviewed papers, 2 patents, and 2 book chapters. Her research was rewarded with the Third Prize Award of Oncology Medicine Science and Technology in the Jiangsu Province in 2016 and the Shimazu Young Scholar Award in 2019.

She completed her Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics at China Pharmaceutical University. Then she worked as a faculty member in China Pharmaceutical University from 2010 and served as a visiting scholar at Northeastern University for one year from 2016 to 2017. She received her MS and BS degrees from the China Pharmaceutical University in 2007 and 2004, respectively.

Dr Farooq A. Shiekh

Dr Shiekh

Department of Biochemistry, Government Medical College (GMC) & Associated Hospital, Baramulla, India

Farooq A. Shiekh is the Chair of Research and Head, Department of Biochemistry, Government Medical College (GMC) & Associated Hospital, Baramulla, India. He is a former Professor, Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Avalon University School of Medicine, Curacao, Netherlands, Antilles (2013-2016). He obtained his doctorate degree in biomedical sciences- the biochemical characterization of small particles, from one of the prestigious medical center, the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India (PhD, 2005).

In order to pursue his great interests in the field of nanoparticles, he joined at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, as a fellow (2007-2009) and trained as senior scientist at Faculte of de Medecine, National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and WHO collaborative center, La Timone Hospital, Marseille, France (2010-2012). His area of research is advancing ‘nanocarriers’ for combined targeted medicine, in order to enhance efficacy of drug delivery to reach untargetable complex tumor sites.
Dr. Shiekh also served as the consulting editor for the International Journal of Nanomedicine (2015-2019) and is associated with many other scientific organizations. He has many years of diverse teaching and research experience from renowned medical institutions of world repute.

Professor Eng San Thian

Professor Thian

Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Design and Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Dr. Eng San Thian holds the position of Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the National University of Singapore. His academic journey began at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, where he obtained his Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Master of Engineering degrees. Dr. Thian then furthered his education at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, culminating in the attainment of his Ph.D. degree.

Dr. Thian, who possesses expertise as a biomaterial engineer/scientist, has acquired extensive understanding in the fusion of materials science and biotechnology. His research endeavours span a wide range of areas including (but not limited to) nanobiomaterials, surface modifications, tissue engineering, and the enhancement of food security.

Dr. Thian is actively involved in cutting-edge research that tackles significant healthcare and food packaging issues on a global scale, where he secures research funding from various competitive sources. Dr. Thian has significantly advanced the biomaterials field, with a publication record of over one hundred journal papers, conference papers, and book chapters. Moreover, he contributes to the scientific community as a valued member of the editorial and reviewer board for several renowned international journals. In recognition of his exceptional contributions to the field, Dr. Thian has been honoured with the title of Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (FIMMM).

Dr Phong A Tran

Dr Tran

Faculty of Engineering, School of Mechanical, Medical and Process Engineering, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Dr. Phong Tran (Senior Lecturer & Research Fellow, Science and Engineering, Queensland University of Technology, Australia, Fellow of Engineers Australia – Biomedical Engineering) received his PhD in Biophysics and Biomaterials (2010), MSc in Electrical Science and Computer Engineering (2009) from Brown University. He joined QUT in 2015 and established the Interface Science and Materials Engineering group.

Dr. Tran’s research interest includes nano-biomaterials, surface modification, bio-material interfaces, local drug delivery, infection control, cancer treatment, tissue response and regeneration. He is an emerging mid-career scientist with 54 publications, 1 US patent (granted), an h-index of 15 (google scholar). As a Chief Investigator, he has been awarded research grants of more than $4.5M from funding bodies such as Australian Research Council (ARC), Queensland Government, Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.

Dr Mian Wang

Dr Wang

Division of Engineering in Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA

Mian Wang is a postdoctoral researcher at Harvard Medical school/Brigham and Women's Hospital, as well as a research affiliate of MIT. He received his Bachelor in Biotechnology at Shandong University and his PhD in Chemical Engineering at Northeastern University. His work was focused on nanomaterials for drug delivery, immunotherapy, and anti-inflammation, as well as nanotechnology for tissue engineering.

Currently, he is working on nanomaterials for drug delivery and tissue regeneration. He has authored 26 peer-reviewed journal papers, 3 book chapters, 5 conference proceedings, 2 patents and he has presented his work at over 30 conferences.

Professor Lei Yang

Professor Yang

Center for Health Science and Engineering (CHSE), School of Materials Science and Engineering, Hebei University of Technology, Tianjin, China

Lei Yang is the Dean and Professor in the School of Health Sciences and Biomedical Engineering at Hebei University of Technology, Tianjin, China. He received PhD in Engineering (2011) and M.S. in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (2011) from Brown University (USA), and both M.E. and B.E. in Materials Science and Engineering from Tsinghua University (China). Before joining in Hebei University of Technology, Dr. Yang was a professor in the Orthopedic Institute at Soochow University.

His research interests focus on novel biomaterials for orthopedic applications. He has authored 2 books, 3 book chapters and over 90 publications in high-profile journals including Nature Biomed Eng, Mater Today, Spine J, Adv Sci and Adv Funct Mater. His work also generated more than 17 authorized Chinese patents and 2 US patents. He is an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Nanomedicine. He is also the recipients of the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) LIF Fellowship, International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (SICOT) Research Award, Outstanding Young Scholar (2020) and Excellent Young Scholar (2016) from the National Natural Science Foundation China, the 2nd place in the China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition (2015), the US Fresh Face Young Scientist from Sigma Xi (2011), Student Award for Outstanding Research from the US Society For Biomaterials (2011), and Graduate Student Silver Award from the US Materials Research Society (2010). He is the senior members or members of 11 scientific and medical societies.

Professor Lijie Grace Zhang

Professor Zhang

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Department of Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

Dr. Lijie Grace Zhang is a Professor and Associate Dean for Research in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the George Washington University. She obtained her Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering at Brown University. Dr. Zhang joined GW after finishing her postdoctoral training at Rice University and Harvard Medical School. She is the director of the Bioengineering Laboratory for Nanomedicine and Tissue Engineering at GW. She has received many prestigious awards including the ASME Sia Nemat-Nasser Early Career Award, NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, Society of Engineering Science Young Investigator Medal, Young Innovator in Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering, and John Haddad Young Investigator Award by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, etc.

Her lab is focused on applying advanced 3D/4D bioprinting, nanotechnology, and stem cells for complex tissue regeneration and various disease treatments. Dr. Zhang is an American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) Fellow. She serves as the Editor-In-Chief of Biomedical Engineering Advances and Associate Editor for several high-impact international journals. Dr. Zhang was also elected to the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Engineering Research Council Board of Directors and the International Society for Biofabrication (ISBF) Board of Directors.

Dr Xing Zhang

Dr Zhang

Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, China

Dr. Xing Zhang is a Professor at Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Science and Technology of China in China, and Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of California, San Diego in USA. Dr. Zhang has published over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles.

Professor Zhang's research interests include nanomaterials, artificial bone materials, and polymeric heart valve. He is a member of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society, Chinese Materials Research Society, Chinese Society For Biomaterials, and Society For Biomaterials (USA). He also serves as an editorial board member and reviewer for multiple journals.

Editorial Board

Mohammad Abdollahi, PharmD, PhD, FIAS, Professor and Head, Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology at Faculty of Pharmacy, and Head of The Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center (PSRC), Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Tehran, Iran. MA achieved the 2021 Award of Clarivate Highly-Cited Scientists in Cross-Field, based on Innovated Criteria, which is equal to the Nobel Prize in the Shanghai Ranking of Universities and this update has made the TUMS to jump 100 steps up in 2022 among world universities. In 2022, MA been chosen as an Adviser to WHO to collaborate on the Horizon for Innovations in Science and Technology, and elected as a Council Member to the IAS.

Vivek Agrahari, Ph.D, Senior Scientist, CONRAD, Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS), Norfolk, VA, USA

Raj Bawa, MS, PhD, MD, is president of Bawa Biotech LLC, a biotech/pharma consultancy and patent law firm based in Ashburn, Virginia, USA. Trained as a microbiologist and biochemist, he is an inventor, author, entrepreneur, professor, and registered patent agent (since 2002) licensed to practice before the US Patent Office. He is currently a scientific advisor to Teva (since 2010), visiting research scholar at Albany College of Pharmacy, founding director of the American Society for Nanomedicine (established in 2008), and VP at Guanine, Inc., Rensselaer, NY. He has served as a principal investigator of various research grants, most recently as a principal investigator of a CDC grant to develop an assay for carbapenemase resistant bacteria. After earning a BSc (Honors School) in microbiology, he earned a MS (cancer biology), a PhD (biophysics/biochemistry) and an MD. In the 1990s, Dr. Bawa held various positions at the US Patent & Trademark Office, including primary examiner from 1996–2002.

Susmita Bose, Ph.D, Westinghouse Distinguished Professor, School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Affiliate faculty, Department of Chemistry, Affiliate faculty, Elson Floyd College of Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA.

Salvatore Cannistraro, Professor of Physics and Biophysics, Biophysics and Nanoscience, Scientific Director of the Biophysics and Nanoscience Centre, University of Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy

Esther Chang, Professor of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA

Young Wook Chun, Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Health Sciences Facility III, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA

Gianni Ciofani, Research Director, Smart Bio-Interfaces, Italian Institute of Technology, Pontedera (Pisa), Italy.

Mauro Comes Franchini, Department of Industrial Chemistry “Toso Montanari", University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Harold G. Craighead, Charles W. Lake Jr Professor of Engineering, Professor of Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

Xiaohong Fang, Professor of Chemistry, Hangzhou Institute of Medicine, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Zhejiang; Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing; People's Republic of China.

Robert A. Freitas Jr, Institute for Molecular Manufacturing, Palo Alto, CA, USA

Dr. Suresh Gadde, Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Canada.

Rogerio Sa Gaspar, Professor of Pharmaceutics, Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal

Gershon Golomb, Professor of Pharmaceutics, Institute for Drug Research, School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel

Maling Gou, Professor, State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy and Cancer Center, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, People's Republic of China

Mark Gumbleton, College of Biomedical and Life Sciences, School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK

Justin S. Hanes, Lewis J. Ort Professor, Director, The Center for Nanomedicine at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA

Zbynek Heger, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic.

Hossein Jahangirian, R&D director, Green Nano Biotech, LLC, Quincy, MA, USA

Ranjith Kumar Kankala, Professor, Faculty of College of Chemical Engineering, Huaqiao University, Xiamen, China. 

Ajeet Kaushik, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry, NanoBioTech Laboratory, Health System Engineering, Department of Environmental Engineering, Florida Polytechnic University, USA.

Sung Yeol Kim, Associate Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, Kyungpook National University, Dae-gu, South Korea

Deok-Ho Kim, Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

Wolfgang G. Kreyling (PhD), Researcher Emeritus and External Scientific Advisor, Institute of Epidemiology II, Helmholtz Zentrum München, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Munich, Germany. 

Cato T. Laurencin, University Professor; Albert and Wilda Van Dusen Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery; Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering; Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Chief Executive Officer, The Cato T. Laurencin Institute for Regenerative Engineering, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA

Chenzhong Li, Nano-Theranostics/ Bioelectronics Lab, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Florida International University, USA

Feng-Huei Lin, Tenure, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan. Director, Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Nanomedicine, National Health Research Institutes (NHRI).


Yuehe Lin, Ph.D., Professor, School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering; Adjunct Professor, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, Paul G. Allen School for Global Health, Fellow of AAAS, AIMBE, NAI, ECS, RSC, WSAS, Washington State University Pullman, WA, USA.

Ping Ma, Scientist III, Hikma Pharmaceuticals, Bedford, OH, USA

Kasturi Muthoosamy, Associate Professor, Centre for Nanotechnology, University of Nottingham, Malaysia. 

Ramendra Pati Pandey, Associate Professor, School of Health Sciences and Technology (SOHST), UPES, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

Jayanta Kumar Patra, Associate Professor, Dongguk University, Republic of Korea.

Joseph Pergolizzi Jr, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of NEMA Research, Naples, FL, USA

Xiaoyang Qi, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Director of Brain Tumor Modeling Program, Gardner Neuroscience Institute, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

Mehrdad Shadmehr, PhD, Organic Chemistry, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, University of Virginia at Charlottesville, USA.

Kamyar Shameli, Guest Professor, Institute of Virology, Faculty of Medicine, Nanomedicine Research Laboratory, Technical University of Munich, Germany.

Tolou Shokuhfar, Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering, Director, In-situ Nanomedicine Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA.

Eduardo Sobarzo-Sánchez, full Professor at the Medicinal and Bioinorganic Chemistry-Research Group (QMEDBIN,, Instituto de Investigación y Postgrado, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Central de Chile, Chile.

Srinivas Sridhar, Director, Nanomedicine Academy, University Distinguished Professor of Physics, Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University, and Lecturer, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Vicki Stone BSc PhD FIBiol FRSE, Professor, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Biophysics and Bioengineering, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK

Yaying Sun, Ph.D. Research associate in regenerative Medicine, Orthopedics, and related Cellular Biology, Department of Sports Medicine, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, China.

Yong Teng, PhD, MSc, Associate Professor, Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Biological Discovery through Chemical Innovation Initiative, Emory University School of Medicine, Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech and Emory University, USA. 

Vladimir P Torchilin, University Distinguished Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Director, Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Nanomedicine, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA

Dr Fabio Variola, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Ottawa, Affiliate Investigator at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), Ontario, Canada.

Juan L. Vivero-Escoto, Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, USA.

You Wang, Professor, Harbin Institute of Technology, Heilongjiang, China.

Professor Luning Wang, Laboratory of Advanced Healthcare Materials, School of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, No. 30, Xueyuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China.

Thomas J. Webster, Professor, Hebei University of Technology; Saveetha University; and UFPI, USA.

Karen L. Wooley, W. T. Doherty-Welch Chair in Chemistry, University Distinguished Professor, Director, Laboratory for Synthetic-Biologic Interactions, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station , TX, USA

Tohru Yamada, Associate Professor in Oncology, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Nan Yao, Professor and Director of the PRISM Imaging and Analysis Center, Materials Science and Engineering, Princeton University, USA

Xiangdong Zhu, Ph.D., Professor, National Engineering Research Center for Biomaterials, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China.