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Zhen Gu

Professor at University of California, Los Angeles.

Dr. Zhen Gu is a Full Professor in the Department of Bioengineering and Director of the NIH Biotechnology Training in Biomedical Sciences and Engineering Program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Gu received his B.S. degree in Chemistry and M.S. degree in Polymer Chemistry and Physics from Nanjing University. In 2010, he obtained Ph.D. at UCLA, under the guidance of Dr. Yi Tang in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. He was a Postdoctoral Associate working with Dr. Robert Langer at MIT and Harvard Medical School during 2010 to 2012. Before he moved to UCLA in 2018, he had been appointed as a Jackson Family Distinguished Professor in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University.Dr. Gu’s group studies controlled drug delivery, bio-inspired materials and nanobiotechnology, especially for cancer and diabetes treatment. He has published over 160 research papers and applied over 50 patents. He is a co-founder of five start-up companies. He serves as an Associate Editor for Nano Research and Focus Group Chair of Bioinspired and Biomimetic Drug Delivery (BBDD) in the Controlled Release Society (CRS).

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See also: Academia University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Public land-grant research university

Details last updated 17-Jul-2020

Zhen Gu News

Smart patch that automatically delivers insulin when needed

Kurzweil Network - 20-Jan-2016

Skin patch covered in painless microneedles that are loaded with tiny insulin-carrying pouches. ...