Publications

2019

25. Kang H, Yang B, Zhang K, Pan Q, Yuan W, Li G, and Bian L, “Immunoregulation of macrophages by dynamic ligand presentation via ligand–cation coordination”
Nature Communications 10, 1696 (2019).

Featured in the news:

Asia Today News, VERITAS Alpha, Asia Times, eMD Medical News, The Leader대학저널, Korea University

24. Kang H, Wong DSH, Pan Q, Li G, and Bian L, “Anisotropic ligand nanogeometry modulates the adhesion and polarization state of macrophages”

Nano Letters 19, 1963-75 (2019).

2018 or Before

23. Kang H, Zhang K, Jung HJ, Yang B, Chen X, Pan Q, Li R, Xu X, Li G, Dravid VP, and Bian L, “An in situ reversible heterodimeric nanoswitch controlled by metal-ion–ligand coordination regulates the mechanosensing and differentiation of stem cells”

Adv. Mater., 30, 1803591 (2018).

22. Kang H, Jung HJ, Wong DSH, Kim S, Lin S, Chan KF, Zhang L, Li G, Dravid VP, and Bian L, “Remote control of heterodimeric magnetic nanoswitch regulates the adhesion and differentiation of stem cells”

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 140, 5909−13 (2018).

Featured in the JACS Spotlight

Published in 2019 JACS Young Investigators Virtual Issue

21. Kang H, Jung HJ, Kim S, Wong DSH, Lin S, Li G, Dravid VP, and Bian L, “Magnetic manipulation of reversible nanocaging controls in vivo adhesion and polarization of macrophages”

ACS Nano, 12, 5978−94 (2018).

20. Kang H, Zhang K, Pan Q, Lin S, Wong DSH, Li J, Lee WYW, Yang B, Han F, Li G, Li B, and Bian L, "Remote control of intracellular calcium using upconversion nanotransducers regulates stem cell differentiation in vivo"

Adv. Funct. Mater., 28, 1802642 (2018).

19. Kang H, Wong DSH, Yan X, Jung HJ, Kim S, Lin S, Wei K, Li G, Dravid VP, and Bian L, “Remote control of multi-modal nanoscale ligand oscillations regulates stem cell adhesion and differentiation”

ACS Nano, 11, 9636-9649 (2017).

18. Kang H, Kim S, Wong DSH, Jung HJ, Lin S, Zou K, Li R, Li G, Dravid VP, and Bian L, “Remote manipulation of ligand nano-oscillations regulates adhesion and polarization of macrophages in vivo”

Nano Letters, 17, 6415-27 (2017).

17. Kang H, Shih YRV, Nakasaki M, Kabra H, and Varghese S. “Small molecule-driven direct conversion of human pluripotent stem cells into functional osteoblasts”

Science Advances, 2, e1600691 (2016).

Featured in Nature.

16. Kang H, Zhang K, Wong DSH, Han F, Li B, and Bian L, "Near-infrared light-controlled regulation of intracellular calcium to modulate macrophage polarization", Biomaterials, 178, 681-96 (2018).

15. Kang H, Kim M, Feng Q, Lin S, Wei K, Li R, Choi CJ, Kim TH, Li G, Oh JM, and Bian L, “Nanolayered hybrid mediates synergistic ligand delivery and ligation activation for inducing stem cell differentiation and tissue healing”

Biomaterials, 149, 14-28 (2017).

14. Kang H, Zeng Y, and Varghese S. “Functionally graded multilayer scaffolds for in vivo osteochondral tissue engineering”

Acta Biomaterialia, 78, 365-77 (2018).

13. Kang H, Shih YRV, and Varghese S. “Direct conversion of human pluripotent stem cells to osteoblasts with a small molecule”

Curr. Protoc. Stem Cell Biol., 44, 1F.21.1–1F.21.6 (2018).

12. Kang H, Shih YRV, Rao V., and Varghese S. “Biomineralized matrices as intelligent scaffolds for bone tissue regeneration”, Chapter 2 in “Handbook of Intelligent Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, 2nd Edition”, Pan Stanford Publishing Pte. Ltd. Editor: Prof. Gilson Khang, 59-84 (2017).

11. Kang H, Shih YRV, and Varghese S. “Biomineralized matrices dominate soluble cues to direct osteogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells through adenosine signaling”

Biomacromolecules, 16, 1050-61 (2015).

Highlighted by Mesenchymal Cell news.

10. Kang H, Kim HJ, Yang JH, Kim TH, Choi G, Paek SM, Choi AJ, Choy JH, and Oh JM. “Intracrystalline structure and release pattern of ferulic acid intercalated into layered double hydroxide through various synthesis methods”

Appl. Clay Sci., 112, 32-9 (2015).

9. Kang H, Shih YRV, Hwang Y, Wen C, Rao V, Seo T, and Varghese S. “Mineralized gelatin methacrylate-based matrices induce osteogenic differentiation of human induced pluripotent stem cells”

Acta Biomaterialia, 10, 4961-70 (2014).

Selected for the 2014 Acta Student Award.

Highlighted by UC San Diego news.

8. Kang H, Wen C, Hwang Y, Shih YRV, Kar M, Seo SW, and Varghese S. “Biomineralized matrix-assisted osteogenic differentiation of human embryonic stem cells”

J. Mater. Chem. B, 2, 5676-88 (2014).

Highlighted by California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) news.

7. Shih YRV, Kang H, Rao V, Chiu RJ, Kwon S, and Varghese S. “In vivo engineering of bone tissues with hematopoietic functions and mixed chimerism”

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 114, 5419-24 (2017).

Highlighted by San Diego Union Tribune news, UC San Diego news, The Scientist news, and CIRM news.

6. Wen C, Kang H, Shih YRV, Hwang Y, and Varghese S. “In vivo comparison of biomineralized scaffold-directed osteogenic differentiation of human embryonic and mesenchymal stem cells”

Drug Deliv. Transl. Res., 6, 121-131 (2016).

5. Mo AH, Landon PB, Gomez KS, Kang H, Lee J, Zhang C, Janetanakit W, Sant V, Lu T, Colburn DA Akkiraju S, Dossou S, Cao Y, Lee K-F, Varghese S, Glinsky G, and Lal R, “Magnetically responsive silica-gold nanobowls for targeted delivery and SERS-based sensing”

Nanoscale, 8, 11840-50 (2016).

4. Rao V, Shih YRV, Kang H, Kabra H, and Varghese S. “Adenosine signaling mediates osteogenic differentiation of human embryonic stem cells on mineralized matrices”

Front. Bioeng. Biotechnol., 3, 1-10 (2015).

3. Shih YRV, Tomonori Y, Phadke A, Kang H, Masuda K, and Varghese S. “Synthetic bone mimetic matrix-mediated in situ bone tissue formation through host cell recruitment”

Acta Biomaterialia, 19, 1-9 (2015).

2. Shih, YRV, Hwang YS, Phadke A, Kang H, Hwang N, Caro E, Nguyen, S, Siu M, Theodorakis EA, Gianneschi NC, Vecchio KS, Chien S, Lee OK, and Varghese S. “Calcium phosphate-bearing matrices induce osteogenic differentiation of stem cells through adenosine signaling”

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 111, 990-5 (2014).

Highlighted by UC San Diego news, ECM news, CIRM news, and Science Blog.

1. Kim DH, Lee, BL, Moon H, Kang H, Jeong EJ, Park JI, Han KM, Lee S, Yoo BW, Koo BW, Kim JY, Lee, WH, Cho K, Becerril HA, and Bao Z. “Liquid-crystalline semiconducting copolymers with intramolecular donor-acceptor building blocks for high-stability polymer transistors”,

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 131, 6124-32 (2009).

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