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Research Areas

Biomedical Engineering

Grants, Awards & Other Outputs
 

Grants

Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF)

Early Career Scheme (ECS)

Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF)

Others

Patent

Weiping WANG, Kaiqi LONG, Yifan WANG, Photocleavable prodrug-based nanomedicine for in-situ monitorable cancer therapy. US Provisional Patent, PCT Patent (Application No. PCT/CN2022/124524, 2022)

 

Weiping WANG, Yuwei LIU, Kaiqi LONG, A photoresponsive prodrug for targeted therapy. US Provisional Patent, (Application No. 63/203,687, 2021)

 

Weiping WANG, Kaiqi LONG, Shuting XU, Photoactivatable prodrug nanoparticles for combined anti-angiogenesis and photodynamic therapy. US Provisional Patent Application, PCT Patent (Application No. PCT/CN2022/107621, 2022)

 

Weiping WANG, Yaming ZHANG, ROS-responsive prodrug and compositions and methods of thereof. US Provisional Patent, PCT Patent (Application No. PCT/CN2022/104160, 2022)

 

Weiping WANG, Tianyi WANG, Kaiqi LONG, Compositions and Methods of optochemical control of mTOR signaling and mTOR-dependent autophagy. CN Patent (Application No. 202210749138.6, 2022), US Patent (Application No. 17/850,720, 2022)

 

Weiping WANG, Yang ZHOU, Yafei LI, A photoresponsive protein delivery system based on a modified PAMAM and methods thereof. PCT Patent (Application No. PCT/CN2022/097804, 2022)

 

Weiping WANG, Yafei LI, Compositions and methods of macropinocytosis inhibitors and photodynamic therapy to treat cancers. PCT Patent (Application No. PCT/CN2022/092398, 2022)

 

Weiping WANG, Kaiqi LONG, A controlled drug release system of photoresponsive nanocarriers, methods of making and using thereof, PCT Patent (Application No. PCT/CN2021/081262, 2021), CN Patent (Application No. 202180029535.X, 2022), US Patent (Application No. 17/904,833, 2022), European Patent (Application No. 21793651.7, 2022)

 

Weiping WANG, Kaiqi LONG, Yifan WANG, Photocleavable prodrug-based nanomedicine for in-situ monitorable cancer therapy. US Provisional Patent, Filed in November 2021, Application No.  63/262,789

 

 

Weiping WANG, Yuwei LIU, Kaiqi LONG, A photoresponsive prodrug for targeted therapy. US Provisional Patent Application, Filed in July 2021, Application No. 63/203,687

 


Weiping WANG, Kaiqi LONG, Shuting XU, Photoactivatable prodrug nanoparticles for combined anti-angiogenesis and photodynamic therapy. US Provisional Patent Application, Filed in July 2021, Application No. 63/203,614

 

 

Weiping WANG, Yaming ZHANG, ROS-responsive prodrug and compositions and methods of thereof. US Provisional Patent, Filed in July 2021, Application No. 63/221,318

 

 

Weiping WANG, Tianyi WANG, Kaiqi LONG, Compositions and Methods of optochemical control of mTOR signaling and mTOR-dependent autophagy. US Provisional Patent, Filed in June 2021, Application No. 63/215,814
 

 

Weiping WANG, Yang ZHOU, Yafei LI, A photoresponsive protein delivery system based on a modified PAMAM and methods thereof. US Provisional Patent, Filed in June 2021, Application No. 63/209,078

 

 

Weiping WANG, Yafei LI, Compositions and methods of macropinocytosis inhibitors and photodynamic therapy to treat cancers. US Provisional Patent, Filed in May 2021, Application No. 63/188,803

 

Weiping WANG, Kaiqi LONG, A Controlled Drug Release System of Photoresponsive Nanocarriers, Methods of Making and Using Thereof. US Provisional Patent, Filed in April 2020, Application No. 63/014,954

Weiping WANG, Wen LYV, Triplet-Triplet Energy Transfer with Light Excitation at Long Wavelengths and Methods Thereof. WIPO Patent, Filed in August 2019, Application No. WO2020/038382 A1

Awards

Gold Medal, Special Edition 2022 Inventions Geneva Evaluation Days, 2022 (Awardee: Dr. Weiping WANG)

Thieme Chemistry Journals Award, Thieme Chemistry, 2021 (Awardee: Dr. Weiping WANG)

Faculty Outstanding Research Output Award, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU, 2020 (Awardee: Dr. Weiping WANG)

Journal of Materials Chemistry B Emerging Investigator, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2020 (Awardee: Dr. Weiping WANG)

IAAM Scientist Medal, International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM), 2018 (Awardee: Dr. Weiping WANG)

Young Innovator Award in Nanobiotechnology (NR 45, 45 outstanding young investigators under 45), Nano Research, Tsinghua University Press & Springer Nature, 2018 (Awardee: Dr. Weiping WANG)

Oral Presentations in Conference

Weiping WANG, Photoreponsive drug delivery systems for the treatment of eye diseases, Controlled Release Society Ocular Delivery Focus Group Webinar, Dec 2022 (Invited Zoom talk)

Weiping WANG, Photoreponsive drug delivery systems for the treatment of eye diseases, The 4th Forum on “Nanomedicine – Innovation and Translation”, Dec 2022, Shanghai, China (Invited Zoom talk)

Weiping WANG, Photoresponsive nanoparticles for the treatment of cancer and eye diseases, Hong Kong Musculoskeletal & Biomaterials Summit for Young Scholars, Dec 2022, Hong Kong (Invited talk)

Weiping WANG, Photoreponsive drug delivery systems for the treatment of eye diseases, International symposium: Biomaterials as Drug Delivery System for Biomedical & Ophthalmology Application, Oct 2022, Taiwan, (Invited Zoom talk)

Weiping WANG, Photoresponsive drug delivery for the treatment of cancer and eye diseases, UCL Pharmaceutics Research Seminar, June 2022 (Invited Zoom talk)

Weiping WANG, Photoresponsive drug delivery for cancer therapy, Pharmacy – Chemistry Joint Summer Meeting 2022, Jun 2022, Tampere, Finland, (Invited Zoom talk)

Weiping WANG, Photoresponsive drug delivery for cancer therapy, The 3rd International Conference on Photopharmacology, Nov 2021, Zoom Conference (Invited talk)

 

Kaiqi LONG, Wen LV, Han HAN, Yafei LI, Yaming ZHANG, Weiping WANG, Photoresponsive drug delivery for cancer therapy, The 4th International Conference on Nanomedicine of China, Nov 2021, Zoom Conference (Invited talk)

 

Weiping WANG, Light-triggered drug release for the treatment of retinoblastoma, The 15th IEEE International Conference on Nano/Molecular Medicine & Engineering (IEEE-NANOMED 2021)”, Nov 2021, Zoom Conference (Invited talk)

 

Wen LV, Yafei LI, Yaming ZHANG, Kaiqi LONG, Weiping WANG, Long-wavelength light-responsive nanoparticles for targeted drug delivery, Biomaterials International 2021 Conference, June 2021, Taiwan (Invited talk by Zoom)

 

 

Weiping WANG, Long-wavelength light-responsive nanocarriers for targeted drug delivery, The 1st Forum on Nanomedicine - Innovation and Translation, Oct 2019, Shanghai, China (Invited talk)

Wen LV, Yafei LI, Yaming ZHANG, Weiping WANG, Long-wavelength light-responsive nanoparticles for targeted drug delivery, 2019 Fall Meeting of the Korean Society for Biomaterials, Sept 2019, Pangyo, Korea (Invited talk)

Yafei LI, Weiping WANG, Photo-controlled dendrimers for cancer therapy, 10th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT 2019), Jun 2019, Singapore, Singapore

Wen LV, Weiping WANG, Long wavelength light-triggered drug release based on triplet-triplet energy transfer, 10th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT 2019), Jun 2019, Singapore

Kaiqi LONG, Weiping WANG, Small molecule-assembled nanoparticles for H2S-responsive drug delivery, 10th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT 2019), Jun 2019, Singapore

Yaming ZHANG, Weiping WANG, Polymer prodrug-based nanoreactors activated by light for combined oxidation and chemotherapy, 10th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT 2019), Jun 2019, Singapore

Yafei LI, Yaming ZHANG, Kaiqi LONG, Weiping WANG, Phototriggered targeting of nanocarriers for drug delivery, 2018 Taiwan-Japan-Korea Trilateral Conference on Nanomedicine, Dec 2018, Tainan, Taiwan (Invited talk)

Yafei LI, Yaming ZHANG, Weiping WANG, Photoresponsive nanoparticles for targeted drug delivery, 5th International Biomaterials Symposium (IBS 2018), Aug 2018, Changchun, China (Invited talk)

Zhanfeng DU, Wen LV, Kaiqi LONG, Weiping WANG, Stimuli-responsive nanoparticles self-assembled from triskelion molecules for drug delivery, European Advanced Materials Congress (EAMC2018), Aug 2018, Stockholm, Sweden (Invited talk)

Yaming ZHANG, Junjie LI, Yafei LI, Zhishen GE, Weiping WANG, Stimuli-responsive polymeric nanoreactors for cancer therapy, 3rd Asian University Symposium for Biomedical Engineering (AUSBME3), Jul 2018, Seoul, South Korea (Invited talk)

Weiping WANG, Photoresponsive drug delivery systems, 9th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT2017), Jun 2017, Singapore

Weiping WANG, Targeted drug delivery controlled by light, International Conference of Vision & Eye Research (iCover2017), May 2017, Hong Kong SAR (Invited talk)

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