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Ying Luo
Ph.D., Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering,
Peking University

Educational Background

2004-2006   Postdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,

2003  Ph.D., University of Toronto,

1999  M.S., University of Connecticut,

1997  B.S., Peking University.

Areas of Research

Bioactive conjugates, polymeric biomaterials, stimuli-responsive materials, vascular tissue engineering and regeneration, siRNA delivery, targeted drug delivery

Selected Awards

2009-2011, Young Investigator Award, National Science Foundation of China

2000-2001, Connaught Scholarship, University of Toronto

Selected Research Publications

  1. Chau, Y., Luo, Y., Cheung, A.C.Y, Nagai, Y., Zhang, S.G., Kobler, J.B., Zeitels, S.M. and Langer, R., “Incorporation of a Matrix Metalloproteinase-Sensitive Substrate into Self-Assembling Peptides – A Model for Biofunctional Scaffolds”, Biomaterials, 2008, 29, 1713-1719.
  2. Luo, Y., Engelmayr, G., Auguste, D.T., Ferreira, L., Karp, J.M., Saigal, R. and Langer R., “3-Dimensional Scaffolds”. In “Principles of Tissue Engineering”, 3rd Edition. Editors: Lanza, R., Langer, R., Vacanti, J.P. Elsevier/Academic Press, 2007, 359-373.
  3. Luo, Y., Kobler, J.B., Zeitels, S.M. and Langer, R., “Effects of Growth Factors on Extracellular Matrix Production by Vocal Fold Fibroblasts in 3-Dimensional Culture”, Tissue Eng, 2006, 12, 3365-3374.
  4. Luo, Y., and Shoichet, M.S., “A Photolabile Hydrogel for Guided 3-D Cell Growth and Migration”, Nature Materials, 2004, 3, 249-253.
  5. Luo, Y., Dalton, P.D. and Shoichet, M.S., “Investigating the Properties of Novel Poly(2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate-co-methyl methacrylate) Hydrogel Hollow Fiber Membranes”, Chemistry of Materials, 2001, 13, 4087-4093.