Dr Junhua Mai
Consulting Editor: Junhua Mai (PhD)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Nanomedicine, Houston Methodist, Research Institute, Houston, Texas, USA
Dr. Junhua Mai earned his PhD from School of Life Science and Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China in 2010. Dr. Mai is currently working in Department of Nanomedicine, Houston Methodist Research Institute, USA.
Dr. Mai’s research focuses on the applications of pharmaceutical science, nanotechnology and cancer biology in guiding the discovery and development of novel therapeutic formulation for the treatment of cancer. He selected tumor specific peptides or aptamer ligands, and developed targeted drug carriers, especially liposome and silicon particles, for cancer therapy. Dr. Mai also investigated the biological mechanism of particle transportation and drug release in the tumor microenvironment.