C.H. Jonathan Choi Research Group

By exploring how nanoparticles interact with the living system across the length scales of organs, tissues, cells, and organelles, we design novel bionanomaterials for treating diseases arisen from various biological locations in vivo.

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Prof Choi presented his group's recent findings of RNA nanoparticles for targeting and alleviating atherosclerotic plaque. See the coverage by MIMS Cardiology (news clipping), RTHK Radio 1 Under The Sun Program, and several Hong Kong news outlets: Ming Pao (news clipping), Oriental Daily News (news clipping), Sky Post, Ta Kung Pao and Wen Wei Po (news clipping). Also check out coverage by CUHK: Communications and Public Relations Office, Faculty of Engineering, CUHK Engineering newsletter, School of Biomedical Sciences.
Shirley's work entitled "Scavenger receptor-targeted plaque delivery of microRNA-coated nanoparticles for alleviating atherosclerosis" was published in PNAS! Congratulations! [Abstract & Full Text]
Zhihui joined our group as a Post-doc fellow. Welcome! Find out more about her here.
Ceci's invited News & Views piece entitled "Unbiased matchmaking" was published in Nature Chemical Biology! Congratulations! [Abstract & Full Text]
Aiana BAEKOVA, Christina IEONG, Moldir SHYNGYS and Lula ZENG are starting their 1st year PhD studies in BME here in Bionanotachnology Lab. Welcome! Find out more about them here.
Shirley passed her PhD thesis defense. Congratulations!
Alisa and Reese's invited review article entitled "Self-therapeutic metal-based nanoparticles for treating inflammatory diseases" was published in Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica B! Congratulations! [Abstract & Full Text]
Huize's work entitled "Intranuclear delivery of DNA nanostructures via cellular mechanotransduction" was published in Nano Letters! Congratulations! [Abstract & Full Text]
Cola's work entitled "Mammalian cells exocytose alkylated gold nanoparticles via extracellular vesicles" was published in ACS Nano! Congratulations! [Abstract & Full Text]