RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT

Dr Xiaowei Wang, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute; Melbourne, Australia

Dr Wang's research focuses on providing better diagnostic imaging, side-effect free targeted drug delivery and theranostic (concurrent therapy & diagnostics) approaches for a range of cardiovascular diseases.

The team’s research involves:

  1. Biotechnology for genetic design and engineering of recombinant proteins, as well as antibody-drug fusion therapeutics for cardiovascular diseases

  2. Biomaterials selection, design, functionalisation and generation of innovative nano-/micro-particles

  3. Novel conjugations of antibody-particles using biological and/or chemical coupling

  4. Molecular imaging of cardiovascular diseases using ultrasound, MRI, PET, MicroCT, fluorescence and photoacoustic imaging

 

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