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Lifeng Qi, Ph.D

Associate Professor
Institute of Advanced Materials and Nano Biomedicine
Tongji University
Add: Chifeng Rd 67, Shanghai, 200092
Tel: 021-65983706(815)


Research Background

Dr. Qi Started his research on Nano Biology since 2001, got Ph.D from Zhejiang University in 2005. Dr. Qi finished postdoctoral research at West Virginia University and University of Washington from 2006 to 2008, then became associate professor of Zhejiang University since 2006. Dr. Qi joined Tongji University since 2012. Dr. Qi’s research mainly focuses on development of novel nanotechnology for cancer early detection and targeted therapy. Up to now, Dr. Qi already published around 20 articles with citation more than 1000 times, and filed 6 patents already, and currently served as associate editor of Smart Nanosystems in Engineering and Medicine. Dr. Qi’s research already won six financial support and awards from NSFC, Shanghai SFC and foundation from China Education Department.

Selected Publications

  1. Qi L.*, Liu J., Zhu H., Li Z., Lu K., Li T., Shi D*. Inhibition of glioma proliferation and migration by magnetic nanoparticle mediated JAM-2 silencing. J. Mater. Chem. B, 2014, DOI:10.1039/c4tb00954a.
  2. Qi L*, Shao W, Shi D. JAM-2 siRNA intracellular delivery and real-time imaging by proton-sponge coated quantum dots. J. Mater. Chem. B, 2013, 1, 654-660. (IF:6.1).
  3. Qi L*, Wu S, Zheng S, Fu H, Cui D. Cell permeable magnetic nanoparticles for siRNA delivery. Biomolecules, 2012, 13(9), 2723-2730. (IF:5.47).
  4. Shao W, Zheng S, Qi L*. Recent patents on nanosensor for tumor biomarker detection. Nano Biomed. Eng. 2011, 3(1):66-72.
  5. Qi L, Zheng S, Lin B. Recent patents on imaging nanoprobes for brain tumor diagnosis and therapy. Recent Pat Biotechnol. 2010 Jun 1;4(2):130-5. (IF:5.2)
  6. Lin, B, Jin, S, Wang, J, Qi L, Meeting report: the 2009 Westlake International Conference on Personalized Medicine,《OMICS》, V0l.13(4), 2009.
  7. Qi L, Gao X. Quantum Dot-Amphipol Nanocomplex for Intracellular Delivery and Real-Time Imaging of siRNA. ACS nano, 2008, 2(7), 1403–1410 (IF: 12.06).
  8. Yezhelyev M.V., Qi L, O’Regan R.M., Nie S., Gao X. Proton-sponge-coated quantum dots for siRNA delivery and intracellular imaging. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 9006-9012 (IF:10.7)
  9. Qi L, Gao X. Emerging application of quantum dots for drug delivery and therapy. Expert Opin. Drug Deliv. 2008; 5:263-267 (,IF:4.8).
  10. Qi L, Pal S, Dutta P, Seehra M, Pei M. Morphology controllable nanostructured chitosan matrix and its cytocompatibility. J. Biomed. Mater. Res. A. 2007 Dec. 18 online (IF:2.8).
  11. Qi L*, Xu Z, Chen M. In vitro and in vivo suppression of growth of human hepatoma BEL7402 cells by chitosan nanoparticles. Eur. J. Cancer 2007; 43:184-93 (IF:5.06).
  12. 11.Qi L, Xu Z. In vivo antitumor activity of chitosan nanoparticles. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2006, 16, 4243-5 (IF2.6).
  13. Qi L, Xu Z, Li Y, Jiang X, Han X. In vitro effects of chitosan nanoparticles on proliferation of human gastric carcinoma cell line MGC803. World J Gastroenterol. 2005; 11(33): 5136-5141 (IF:3.3).
  14. Qi L, Xu Z, Jiang X, Li Y, Wang M. Cytotoxic activities of chitosan nanoparticles and copper-loaded nanoparticles. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2005; 15: 1357-1399.
  15. Qi L, Xu Z, Jiang X, Hu C, Zou X. Preparation and antibacterial activity of chitosan nanoparticles, Carbohydr. Res. 2004; 339 (16): 2693-2700.
  16. Qi L, Xu Z. Lead sorption from aqueous solutions on chitosan nanoparticles, Colloids Surfaces A: Physicochem Eng Aspects 2004; 251: 183-190.

Conference Proceedings:
[1] Qi L, Dutta P, Pas S, Seehra M, Pei M. Preparation and characterization of chitosan nanocrystal. NSTI Nanotech 2007, Bio Nano Material & Tissues Syposium, Santa Clara, California, May 20-24, 2007, abstract number 755.
[2] Qi L, Dutta P, Pas S, Seehra M, Pei M. Chitosan nanaocrystals: A potential Biomaterial for tissue engineering application. NSTI Nanotech 2007, Bio Nano Material & Tissues Syposium, Santa Clara, California, May 20-24, 2007, abstract number 770.

[3] Gao X. Qi L. Quantum dot for efficient delivery and real-time imaging of siRNA. ACS 236th National meeting, Aug. 17-21, 2008.




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