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Younan Xia Younan Xia, Ph.D.
Professor
Brock Family Chair
GRA Eminent Scholar in Nanomedicine

Department of Biomedical Engineering and School of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0400

Phone: 404-385-3209
Fax: 404-894-4243
Location: GT: M Building 3100J
E-Mail: younan.xia@bme.gatech.edu
URL: http://nanocages.com

Areas of Research

    Nanomedicine, Regenerative Medicine, Controlled Release, Molecular Imaging

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Harvard University, 1996
  • M.S., University of Pennsylvania, 1993
  • B.S., University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), 1982

Selected Awards

  • 2011, Fellow of American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
  • 2009, Top 10 Chemists in the world for the period of 1999-2009
  • 2009, Fellow of Materials Research Society (MRS)
  • 2006, NIH Director's Pioneer Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • 2005, Leo Hendrik Baekeland Award from the American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • 2000, Fellow in Science and Engineering of the David and Lucile Packard Foundation
  • 2000, Research Fellow of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
  • 1999, Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • 1999, Victor K. LaMer Award from the American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • 1997, New Faculty Award from the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation

Selected Research Publications

  • Liu W, Thomopoulos S, Xia Y. Electrospun nanofibers for regenerative medicine. Advanced Healthcare Materials 1, 10-25, 2012.
  • Cho EC, Zhang Q, Xia Y. The effect of sedimentation and diffusion on cellular uptake of gold nanoparticles. Nature Nanotechnology 6, 385-391, 2011.
  • Zhang Y, Cai X, Wang Y, Zhang C, Li L, Choi SW, Wang LV, Xia Y. Non-invasive photoacoustic microscopy of living cells in two and three dimensions through enhancement by a metabolite dye. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 50, 7359-7363, 2011.
  • Xia Y, Li W, Cobley CM, Chen J, Xia X, Zhang Q, Yang M, Cho EC, Brown PK. Gold nanocages: From synthesis to theranostic applications. Accounts of Chemical Research 44, 914-924, 2011.
  • Moon GD, Choi SW, Cai X, Li W, Cho EC, Jeong U, Wang LV, Xia Y. A new theranostic system based on gold nanocages and phase-change materials with unique features for photoacoustic imaging and controlled release. Journal of the American Chemical Society 133, 4762-4765, 2011.


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