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Invited Speakers

Kanyi Pu

Kanyi Pu

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Associate Dean (Research), College of Engineering

School of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore


Dr. Kanyi Pu is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the School of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (CCEB) and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine at Nanyang Technological University (NTU). Complementing his academic role, he serves as the Associate Dean for Research at the College of Engineering, one of the largest engineering schools in the world. With an h-index of 112 and over 35,000 citations, including more than 20 publications in Nature series journals, he is recognized as one of the world's most influential researchers by Web of Science and has earned prestigious honors, including the Singapore National Research Foundation (NRF) Investigatorship and Biomaterials Science Lectureship Award. He serves as the editor for ACS Applied Polymer Materials, Biomaterials Research, and Smart Molecules, as well as the editorial advisory braod member for more than 18 top journals, including Chemical Society Reviews, Advanced Functional Materials, Biomaterials, Small, and Bioconjugated Chemistry.


Representative Publications

1. J. Huang, L. Su, C. Xu, X. Ge, R. Zhang, J. Song, K. Pu. Molecular radio afterglow probes for cancer radiodynamic theranostics. Nature Materials, 2023, 22, 1421–1429.

2. S. He, P. Cheng, K. Pu. Activatable near-infrared probes for the detection of specific populations of tumour-infiltrating leukocytes in vivo and in urine. Nature Biomedical Engineering, 2023, 7, 281–297.

3. C. Xu, J. Huang, Y. Jiang, S. He, C. Zhang, K. Pu. Nanoparticles with ultrasound-induced afterglow luminescence for tumour-specific theranostics. Nature Biomedical Engineering, 2023, 7, 298–312.

4. J. Huang, X. Chen, Y. Jiang, C. Zhang, S. He, H. Wang, K. Pu. Renal clearable polyfluorophore nanosensors for early diagnosis of cancer and allograft rejection. Nature Materials, 2022, 21, 598-607.

5. J. Huang, J. Li, Y. Lyu, Q. Miao, K. Pu. Molecular optical imaging probes for early diagnosis of drug-induced acute kidney injury. Nature Materials, 2019, 18, 1133-1143.

6. Q. Miao, C. Xie, X. Zhen, Y. Lyu, H. Duan, X. Liu, J. V. Jokerst, K. Pu. Molecular afterglow imaging with bright, biodegradable polymer nanoparticles. Nature Biotechnology, 2017, 35, 1102–1110.


Soochow University Biomedical Polymers Laboratory, College of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, International College of Pharmaceutical Innovation

Soochow University, 199 Ren-Ai Road, Suzhou 215123, China