PI: Huan Meng, PhD
Short Bio: Dr. Huan Meng is a Professor at the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology (NCNST) in China. Before joining NCNST, Dr. Meng was an Associate Professor of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and a faculty member in the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and California NanoSystems Institute. Dr. Meng has extensive experience in pharmaceutical science, nanomedicine, nanobiology, and drug delivery. This includes the safe design of multifunctional nanocarriers, including the development of smart design features such as coating with synthetic or natural lipid bilayers, high drug loading capacity, self-assembly, circulatory stability, placement of on-demand delivery features, and imaging. He has published ~100 papers with a total citation of ~16,000 times (H-index 52). The impact of Dr. Meng's work was recognized by Clarivate Analytics' inclusion as a "Highly Cited Researcher"(field of multidisciplinary research).