Benjamin Tang, PhD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MDPhD06/2009Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    University of Delaware, Newark, DEBChE05/2003Chemical Engineering

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    1. He X, Yin F, Wang D, Xiong LH, Kwok RTK, Gao PF, Zhao Z, Lam JWY, Yong KT, Li Z, Tang BZ. AIE Featured Inorganic-Organic Core@Shell Nanoparticles for High-Efficiency siRNA Delivery and Real-Time Monitoring. Nano Lett. 2019 Mar 07. PMID: 30829039.
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    2. Zhang J, Liu Q, Wu W, Peng J, Zhang H, Song F, He B, Wang X, Sung HH, Chen M, Li BS, Liu SH, Lam JWY, Tang BZ. Real-Time Monitoring of Hierarchical Self-Assembly and Induction of Circularly Polarized Luminescence from Achiral Luminogens. ACS Nano. 2019 Mar 07. PMID: 30835442.
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    3. Liu S, Zhang H, Li Y, Liu J, Du L, Chen M, Kwok RTK, Lam JWY, Phillips DL, Tang BZ. Strategies to Enhance the Photosensitization: Polymerization and the Donor-Acceptor Even-Odd Effect. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2018 Nov 12; 57(46):15189-15193. PMID: 30253012.
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    4. Gu Y, Zhao Z, Su H, Zhang P, Liu J, Niu G, Li S, Wang Z, Kwok RTK, Ni XL, Sun J, Qin A, Lam JWY, Tang BZ. Exploration of biocompatible AIEgens from natural resources. Chem Sci. 2018 Aug 21; 9(31):6497-6502. PMID: 30310579.
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    5. Qi J, Chen C, Zhang X, Hu X, Ji S, Kwok RTK, Lam JWY, Ding D, Tang BZ. Light-driven transformable optical agent with adaptive functions for boosting cancer surgery outcomes. Nat Commun. 2018 05 10; 9(1):1848. PMID: 29748611.
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    6. Schneider CS, Xu Q, Boylan NJ, Chisholm J, Tang BC, Schuster BS, Henning A, Ensign LM, Lee E, Adstamongkonkul P, Simons BW, Wang SS, Gong X, Yu T, Boyle MP, Suk JS, Hanes J. Nanoparticles that do not adhere to mucus provide uniform and long-lasting drug delivery to airways following inhalation. Sci Adv. 2017 Apr; 3(4):e1601556. PMID: 28435870.
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    7. Pelaz B, Alexiou C, Alvarez-Puebla RA, Alves F, Andrews AM, Ashraf S, Balogh LP, Ballerini L, Bestetti A, Brendel C, Bosi S, Carril M, Chan WC, Chen C, Chen X, Chen X, Cheng Z, Cui D, Du J, Dullin C, Escudero A, Feliu N, Gao M, George M, Gogotsi Y, Grünweller A, Gu Z, Halas NJ, Hampp N, Hartmann RK, Hersam MC, Hunziker P, Jian J, Jiang X, Jungebluth P, Kadhiresan P, Kataoka K, Khademhosseini A, Kopecek J, Kotov NA, Krug HF, Lee DS, Lehr CM, Leong KW, Liang XJ, Ling Lim M, Liz-Marzán LM, Ma X, Macchiarini P, Meng H, Möhwald H, Mulvaney P, Nel AE, Nie S, Nordlander P, Okano T, Oliveira J, Park TH, Penner RM, Prato M, Puntes V, Rotello VM, Samarakoon A, Schaak RE, Shen Y, Sjöqvist S, Skirtach AG, Soliman MG, Stevens MM, Sung HW, Tang BZ, Tietze R, Udugama BN, VanEpps JS, Weil T, Weiss PS, Willner I, Wu Y, Yang L, Yue Z, Zhang Q, Zhang Q, Zhang XE, Zhao Y, Zhou X, Parak WJ. Diverse Applications of Nanomedicine. ACS Nano. 2017 03 28; 11(3):2313-2381. PMID: 28290206.
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    8. Dong Y, Wang W, Veiseh O, Appel EA, Xue K, Webber MJ, Tang BC, Yang XW, Weir GC, Langer R, Anderson DG. Injectable and Glucose-Responsive Hydrogels Based on Boronic Acid-Glucose Complexation. Langmuir. 2016 08 30; 32(34):8743-7. PMID: 27455412.
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    9. Jhunjhunwala S, Alvarez D, Aresta-DaSilva S, Tang K, Tang BC, Greiner DL, Newburger PE, von Andrian UH, Langer R, Anderson DG. Frontline Science: Splenic progenitors aid in maintaining high neutrophil numbers at sites of sterile chronic inflammation. J Leukoc Biol. 2016 08; 100(2):253-60. PMID: 26965635; PMCID: PMC4945357 [Available on 08/01/17].
    10. Dong Y, Dorkin JR, Wang W, Chang PH, Webber MJ, Tang BC, Yang J, Abutbul-Ionita I, Danino D, DeRosa F, Heartlein M, Langer R, Anderson DG. Poly(glycoamidoamine) Brushes Formulated Nanomaterials for Systemic siRNA and mRNA Delivery in Vivo. Nano Lett. 2016 Feb 10; 16(2):842-8. PMID: 26727632.
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    11. Zhu Z, Qian J, Zhao X, Qin W, Hu R, Zhang H, Li D, Xu Z, Tang BZ, He S. Stable and Size-Tunable Aggregation-Induced Emission Nanoparticles Encapsulated with Nanographene Oxide and Applications in Three-Photon Fluorescence Bioimaging. ACS Nano. 2016 Jan 26; 10(1):588-97. PMID: 26641528.
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    12. Jhunjhunwala S, Aresta-DaSilva S, Tang K, Alvarez D, Webber MJ, Tang BC, Lavin DM, Veiseh O, Doloff JC, Bose S, Vegas A, Ma M, Sahay G, Chiu A, Bader A, Langan E, Siebert S, Li J, Greiner DL, Newburger PE, von Andrian UH, Langer R, Anderson DG. Neutrophil Responses to Sterile Implant Materials. PLoS One. 2015; 10(9):e0137550. PMID: 26355958; PMCID: PMC4565661.
    13. Chou DH, Webber MJ, Tang BC, Lin AB, Thapa LS, Deng D, Truong JV, Cortinas AB, Langer R, Anderson DG. Glucose-responsive insulin activity by covalent modification with aliphatic phenylboronic acid conjugates. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Feb 24; 112(8):2401-6. PMID: 25675515; PMCID: PMC4345600.
    14. Veiseh O, Tang BC, Whitehead KA, Anderson DG, Langer R. Managing diabetes with nanomedicine: challenges and opportunities. Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2015 Jan; 14(1):45-57. PMID: 25430866.
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    15. Webber MJ, Khan OF, Sydlik SA, Tang BC, Langer R. A perspective on the clinical translation of scaffolds for tissue engineering. Ann Biomed Eng. 2015 Mar; 43(3):641-56. PMID: 25201605; PMCID: PMC4785597.
    16. Yang M, Yu T, Wood J, Wang YY, Tang BC, Zeng Q, Simons BW, Fu J, Chuang CM, Lai SK, Wu TC, Hung CF, Hanes J. Intraperitoneal delivery of paclitaxel by poly(ether-anhydride) microspheres effectively suppresses tumor growth in a murine metastatic ovarian cancer model. Drug Deliv Transl Res. 2014 Apr 01; 4(2):203-9. PMID: 24816829; PMCID: PMC3956079.
    17. Dong Y, Eltoukhy AA, Alabi CA, Khan OF, Veiseh O, Dorkin JR, Sirirungruang S, Yin H, Tang BC, Pelet JM, Chen D, Gu Z, Xue Y, Langer R, Anderson DG. Lipid-like nanomaterials for simultaneous gene expression and silencing in vivo. Adv Healthc Mater. 2014 Sep; 3(9):1392-7. PMID: 24623658.
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    18. Yang M, Yu T, Wang YY, Lai SK, Zeng Q, Miao B, Tang BC, Simons BW, Ensign LM, Liu G, Chan KW, Juang CY, Mert O, Wood J, Fu J, McMahon MT, Wu TC, Hung CF, Hanes J. Vaginal delivery of paclitaxel via nanoparticles with non-mucoadhesive surfaces suppresses cervical tumor growth. Adv Healthc Mater. 2014 Jul; 3(7):1044-52. PMID: 24339398; PMCID: PMC4059793.
    19. Invernale MA, Tang BC, York RL, Le L, Hou DY, Anderson DG. Microneedle electrodes toward an amperometric glucose-sensing smart patch. Adv Healthc Mater. 2014 Mar; 3(3):338-42. PMID: 24039157.
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    20. Gu Z, Dang TT, Ma M, Tang BC, Cheng H, Jiang S, Dong Y, Zhang Y, Anderson DG. Glucose-responsive microgels integrated with enzyme nanocapsules for closed-loop insulin delivery. ACS Nano. 2013 Aug 27; 7(8):6758-66. PMID: 23834678.
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    21. Ensign LM, Tang BC, Wang YY, Tse TA, Hoen T, Cone R, Hanes J. Mucus-penetrating nanoparticles for vaginal drug delivery protect against herpes simplex virus. Sci Transl Med. 2012 Jun 13; 4(138):138ra79. PMID: 22700955; PMCID: PMC3817739.
    22. Suh J, An Y, Tang BC, Dempsey C, Huang F, Hanes J. Real-time gene delivery vector tracking in the endo-lysosomal pathway of live cells. Microsc Res Tech. 2012 May; 75(5):691-7. PMID: 22095650; PMCID: PMC3305830.
    23. Suk JS, Boylan NJ, Trehan K, Tang BC, Schneider CS, Lin JM, Boyle MP, Zeitlin PL, Lai SK, Cooper MJ, Hanes J. N-acetylcysteine enhances cystic fibrosis sputum penetration and airway gene transfer by highly compacted DNA nanoparticles. Mol Ther. 2011 Nov; 19(11):1981-9. PMID: 21829177; PMCID: PMC3222526.
    24. Aich U, Meledeo MA, Sampathkumar SG, Fu J, Jones MB, Weier CA, Chung SY, Tang BC, Yang M, Hanes J, Yarema KJ. Development of delivery methods for carbohydrate-based drugs: controlled release of biologically-active short chain fatty acid-hexosamine analogs. Glycoconj J. 2010 May; 27(4):445-59. PMID: 20458533; PMCID: PMC3038847.
    25. Koskimaki JE, Karagiannis ED, Tang BC, Hammers H, Watkins DN, Pili R, Popel AS. Pentastatin-1, a collagen IV derived 20-mer peptide, suppresses tumor growth in a small cell lung cancer xenograft model. BMC Cancer. 2010 Feb 01; 10:29. PMID: 20122172; PMCID: PMC2824711.
    26. Tang BC, Dawson M, Lai SK, Wang YY, Suk JS, Yang M, Zeitlin P, Boyle MP, Fu J, Hanes J. Biodegradable polymer nanoparticles that rapidly penetrate the human mucus barrier. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Nov 17; 106(46):19268-73. PMID: 19901335; PMCID: PMC2780804.
    27. Tang BC, Fu J, Watkins DN, Hanes J. Enhanced efficacy of local etoposide delivery by poly(ether-anhydride) particles against small cell lung cancer in vivo. Biomaterials. 2010 Jan; 31(2):339-44. PMID: 19796810; PMCID: PMC2784125.
    28. Suh J, Choy KL, Lai SK, Suk JS, Tang BC, Prabhu S, Hanes J. PEGylation of nanoparticles improves their cytoplasmic transport. Int J Nanomedicine. 2007; 2(4):735-41. PMID: 18203439; PMCID: PMC2676827.
    29. Smith JD, Tang BC, Robinson AS. Protein disulfide isomerase, but not binding protein, overexpression enhances secretion of a non-disulfide-bonded protein in yeast. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2004 Feb 05; 85(3):340-50. PMID: 14748090.
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