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Dr Phuong Tran

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Casual Professional

Faculty

Deakin Research

Department

Res Strategy & Performance

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Contact

phuong.tran1@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 73255

Career highlights

ARC DECRA Research Fellow

Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Top 100 of Asia scientists acknowledged by Asian Scientist Magazine 2016 titled Incredible Scientific Minds Who Made 2015 Great

Lecturer, Biomedical Engineering Department, International University – Vietnam National University at Ho Chi Minh City

Research interests

  • Controlled bioavailability of poorly water-soluble drugs
  • Pharmaceutical formulations and drug delivery for modifying release and mimicking chrono-pharmacokinetics
  • Development of multifunctional nanoparticles/ extracellular vesicles/ exosomes for targeted drug therapy and diagnostic

Knowledge areas

Controlled bioavailability of poorly water-soluble drugs, drug delivery systems for modifying release and mimicking chronopharmacokinetics, targeted drug delivery, nanomedicine, nanotechnology, novel cancer treatment and diagnostics

Conferences

(selected)

  • PHL Tran, TV Vo, TT-D Tran. Studies on fucoidan, a recently discovered material from ocean, for its application in drug delivery systems. International Conference of KSPST. November 2014. Korea. (Invited speaker)
  • PH Tran, PHL Tran+, TMK Tran, TV Vo, T Tran. Investigation of solid lipid particles for therapeutic improvement of paclitaxel. International Workshop on Nanotechnology and Application 2015, 556-558, 2015, Vietnam.
  • NG Nguyen, PHL Tran, TV Vo, TT-D Tran. A comparison of incorporated method of swellable polymer in Polyethylen glycol 6000 - based solid dispersion. International Conference of KSPST. November 2014. Korea.
  • KN Tran, PHL Tran, TV Vo, TT-D Tran. Effect of pH on the synthesis of Fucoidan-coated magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for biomedical applications. The 5th International Conference on the Development of Biomedical Engineering in Vietnam. June 16-18, 2014, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
  • KA Tran, TTD Tran, TV Vo, PHL Tran. Investigation of Solid Dispersion Methods to Improve the Dissolution Rate of Curcumin. The 5th International Conference on the Development of Biomedical Engineering in Vietnam. June 16-18, 2014, Vietnam.
  • DTN Le, NTY Dang, TTD Pham, TT Ly, TTD Tran, TV Vo, PHL Tran. An approach to improve dissolution rate of an antihypertensive drug. The 8th PharmaIndochina- Asean pharmacy – integration for development, December 2013.
  • VT Vo, TH Nguyen, PHL Tran, TTD Tran. Magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles and silver nanoparticles: Synthesis and biomedical applications. The 4th International Workshop on Nanotechnology and Application, November 2013.
  • NUM Nguyen, TMK Tran, NM Pham, CP Tran, TTC Tran, PHL Tran, VT Vo. Bioavailability enhancement of an antihypertensive poorly-water soluble drug using the precipitation -  ultrasonication method to form nanosuspensions. The 4th International Workshop on Nanotechnology and Application, November 2013.
  • BJ Lee and PHL Tran. Protein-fatty acid conjugate for self-assembled nanoparticles in drug delivery. The 4th International Conference on the Development of Biomedical Engineering in Vietnam. January 8-12, 2012, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
  • PHL Tran, TTD Tran,  VT Vo, BJ Lee. pH-Sensitive Polymeric Systems For Controlling Drug Release In Nocturnal Asthma Treatment. The 4th International Conference on the Development of Biomedical Engineering in Vietnam. January 8-12, 2012, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
  • PHL Tran, TTD Tran, TV Vo, BJ Lee. Design a pulsatile drug delivery system using novel pH-sensitive polymeric systems. The 7th Indochina Conference on Pharmaceutical Science-Advancing Pharmacy for Asean Community. December 14-16, 2011, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • TTD Tran, PHL Tran, BJ Lee. NIR imaging and release-modulating mechanism of controlled release solid dispersion containing poorly-water soluble drug. International Conference of the Korean Society of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology. 2-3 November, 2010, Jeju, Korea.
  • BJ Lee, PHL Tran, YS Jung, YM Park, SK Choi, TTD Tran. Dissolution-Modulating Mechanism of Polyethylene Oxide-Based Controlled Release Solid Dispersion. American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Annual Meeting & Exposition. 14-18 November, 2010, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  • PHL Tran, TTD Tran, BJ Lee.. Characterization and antitumor effect of biocompatible self-assembled nanoparticles with biocompatibility and multifunctionality. The Fall International Convention of The Pharmaceutical Society of Korea. 21-22 October, 2010, Cheongju, Korea.
  • PHL Tran, TTD Tran, YM Park, JS Choe, JT Kim, YC Kim, KH Chung. Pulsatile release of bambuterol using novel ph-sensitive polymeric systems and Beom-Jin Lee. 70th FIP World Congress of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences. 28 August - 2 September, 2010, Lisbon, Portugal.

Professional activities

  • An Organizing Committee member of the Sixth International Conference on the Development of Biomedical Engineering in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (2016)
  • Local Organizing Committee Chair of the Fifth International Conference on the Development of Biomedical Engineering in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (2014)
  • Local Organizing Committee Co-Chair of the Fourth International Conference on the Development of Biomedical Engineering in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (2012)
  • Co-editor of IFMBE Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on the Development of Biomedical Engineering in Vietnam and IFMBE Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on the Development of Biomedical Engineering in Vietnam, Springer.
  • Member of Scientific Committees of the Fourth, the Fifth and the Sixth International Conference on the Development of Biomedical Engineering occurred in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
  • Reviewer of Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery, ACS Applied Nano Materials, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, European Journal of Pharmaceutical Science, Molecules, Biomolecules, Processes, Pharmaceutics, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology and Journal of Drug Design, Development and Therapy.
  • Assessor of ARC Discovery Project, ARC DECRA and ARC Linkage Project.

Awards

  • Vice Chancellor's Award for Early Career Research Award for Research Excellence 2016
  • Discovery Early Career Research Award (DECRA) 2016
  • Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellowship 2015
  • L'Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science International Rising Talents 2015
  • National Fellowship 2013 Award of L’Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science
  • Award to the Individual for Excellence in Scientific Publication of Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh city in 2013
  • Award to the Individual in Scientific Publication of Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh city in 2012
  • A person in the 32nd Edition of Who's Who in the World
  • Unique representative of VNU-HCM in the competition AYSTA, an award to a young scientist below 35 years old who has contributed to research, development and renovation in science and technology in Asean
  • Unique representative of VNU-HCM in the competition Kovalevskaia, an award to a women scientist who has contributed to research, development and renovation in science and technology in Vietnam
  • Best Poster Award of The Pharmaceutical Society of Korea (PSK) in autumn of the year 2010
  • BEST-KNU scholarship of Kangwon National University (South Korea)

Publications

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2021

The use of natural materials in film coating for controlled oral drug release

P Tran, T Tran

(2021), Vol. 28, pp. 1829-1840, Current Medicinal Chemistry, United Arab Emirates, C1

journal article

Film-Forming Nanogels: Effects of Nanocarriers and Film-Forming Gel on the Sustained Release of Curcumin

Khanh Nguyen, Phuong Tran, Hai Ngo, Thao Tran

(2021), Vol. 21, Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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Current film coating designs for colon-targeted oral delivery

P Tran, T Tran

(2021), Vol. 28, pp. 1957-1969, Current Medicinal Chemistry, United Arab Emirates, C1

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Mucoadhesive Formulation Designs for Oral Controlled Drug Release at the Colon

Phuong Tran, Thao Tran

(2021), Vol. 27, Current Pharmaceutical Design, Schiphol, The Netherlands, C1

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Fast-dissolving solid dispersions for the controlled release of poorly watersoluble drugs

P Tran, B Lee, T Tran

(2021), Vol. 27, pp. 1498-1506, Current Pharmaceutical Design, United Arab Emirates, C1

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Current studies of aspirin as an anticancer agent and strategies to strengthen its therapeutic application in cancer

P Tran, B Lee, T Tran

(2021), Vol. 27, pp. 2209-2220, Current Pharmaceutical Design, United Arab Emirates, C1

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Effects of mucoadhesive polymers on released particles and drug release in solid lipid particle-based buccal tablets

T Phan, P Tran, T Tran

(2021), Vol. 21, pp. 1894-1900, Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry, Netherlands, C1

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Blueberry supplementation in neuronal health and protective technologies for efficient delivery of blueberry anthocyanins

P Tran, T Tran

(2021), Vol. 11, pp. 1-20, Biomolecules, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Strategies and formulations of freeze-dried tablets for controlled drug delivery

P Tran, B Lee, T Tran

(2021), Vol. 597, pp. 1-8, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Current developments in the oral drug delivery of fucoidan

P Tran, B Lee, T Tran

(2021), Vol. 598, pp. 1-7, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Encapsulation of lipid-based formulations in porous carriers for controlled drug delivery

P Tran, T Tran

(2021), Vol. 28, pp. 8711-8721, Current Medicinal Chemistry, United Arab Emirates, C1

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Recent studies on the processes and formulation impacts in the development of solid dispersions by hot-melt extrusion

P Tran, B Lee, T Tran

(2021), Vol. 164, pp. 13-19, European journal of pharmaceutics and biopharmaceutics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Cancer Stem Cell-Targeted Gene Delivery Mediated by Aptamer-Decorated pH-Sensitive Nanoliposomes

P Moitra, S Misra, K Kumar, P Kondaiah, P Tran, W Duan, S Bhattacharya

(2021), Vol. 7, pp. 2508-2519, ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, Washington, Eng., C1

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Double-controlled release of poorly water-soluble paliperidone palmitate from self-assembled albumin-oleic acid nanoparticles in plga in situ forming implant

Y Yu, H Ngo, G Jin, P Tran, T Tran, V Nguyen, C Park, B Lee

(2021), Vol. 16, pp. 2819-2831, International journal of nanomedicine, Macclesfield, Eng., C1

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Effect of pH adjustment and ratio of oppositely charged polymers on the mechanistic performance and sustained release of volatile perfume in interpolyelectrolyte complex microcapsules

J Lee, H Ngo, G Jin, C Park, J Park, P Tran, T Tran, V Nguyen, B Lee

(2021), Vol. 604, pp. 1-9, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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The inhibition of ABCB1/MDR1 or ABCG2/BCRP enables doxorubicin to eliminate liver cancer stem cells

W Yin, D Xiang, T Wang, Y Zhang, C Pham, S Zhou, G Jiang, Y Hou, Y Zhu, Y Han, L Qiao, P Tran, W Duan

(2021), Vol. 11, pp. 1-13, Scientific Reports, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

Bovine extracellular vesicles contaminate human extracellular vesicles produced in cell culture conditioned medium when 'exosome-depleted serum' is utilised

C Pham, S Midge, H Barua, Y Zhang, T Ngoc-Gia Nguyen, R Barrero, A Duan, W Yin, G Jiang, Y Hou, S Zhou, Y Wang, X Xie, P Tran, D Xiang, W Duan

(2021), Vol. 708, pp. 1-12, Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Clay-based formulations for bioavailability enhancement of poorly water-soluble drugs

P Tran, T Tran

(2021), Vol. 22, pp. 726-734, Current Drug Metabolism, Netherlands, C1

journal article

Docetaxel-loaded PLGA nanoparticles to increase pharmacological sensitivity in MDA-MB-231 and MCF-7 breast cancer cells

P Tran, T Nguyen, Y Lee, P Tran, J Park

(2021), Vol. 25, pp. 479-488, Korean Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, Seoul, South Korea, C1

journal article
2020

Exosomes and nanoengineering: a match made for precision therapeutics

Phuong Tran, Dongxi Xiang, Thao Tran, Wang Yin, Yumei Zhang, Lingxue Kong, Kuisheng Chen, Miaomiao Sun, Yong Li, Yingchun Hou, Yimin Zhu, Wei Duan

(2020), Vol. 32, pp. 1-8, Advanced materials, Weinheim, Germany, C1

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Design of Zein Conjugation and Surface Modification for Targeting Drug Delivery

Phuong Tran, Thao Tran

(2020), Vol. 21, pp. 406-415, Current Drug Targets, Beijing, China, C1

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Development of conjugate-by-conjugate structured nanoparticles for oral delivery of docetaxel

P Ha-Lien Tran, T Wang, C Yang, T Tran, W Duan

(2020), Vol. 107, Materials science and engineering c, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Utilization of a fattigation platform gelatin-oleic acid sodium salt conjugate as a novel solubilizing adjuvant for poorly water-soluble drugs via self-assembly and nanonization

D Kim, C Park, N Meghani, T Tran, P Tran, J Park, B Lee

(2020), Vol. 575, pp. 1-11, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Fucoidan-based nanostructures: A focus on its combination with chitosan and the surface functionalization of metallic nanoparticles for drug delivery

P Tran, W Duan, T Tran

(2020), Vol. 575, pp. 1-8, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Current perspectives on delivery systems using extracellular vesicles in neurological disease

P Tran, W Duan, B Lee, T Tran

(2020), Vol. 26, pp. 764-771, Current pharmaceutical design, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, C1

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Recent strategic developments in the use of superdisintegrants for drug delivery

P Tran, T Tran

(2020), Vol. 26, pp. 701-709, Current pharmaceutical design, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, C1

journal article

Progress, opportunity, and perspective on exosome isolation - efforts for efficient exosome-based theranostics

D Yang, W Zhang, H Zhang, F Zhang, L Chen, L Ma, L Larcher, S Chen, N Liu, Q Zhao, P Tran, C Chen, R Veedu, T Wang

(2020), Vol. 10, pp. 3684-3707, Theranostics, Sydney, NSW, C1

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Aptamer-guided extracellular vesicle theranostics in oncology

P Tran, D Xiang, T Nguyen, T Tran, Q Chen, W Yin, Y Zhang, L Kong, A Duan, K Chen, M Sun, Y Li, Y Hou, Y Zhu, Y Ma, G Jiang, W Duan

(2020), Vol. 10, pp. 3849-3866, Theranostics, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

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Dosage form designs for the controlled drug release of solid dispersions

P Tran, T Tran

(2020), Vol. 581, pp. 1-8, International journal of pharmaceutics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Shear stress‐dependent targeting efficiency using self‐assembled gelatin-oleic nanoparticles in a biomimetic microfluidic system

Taehee Kang, Chulhun Park, Nileshkumar Meghani, Thao Tran, Phuong Tran, Beom-Jin Lee

(2020), Vol. 12, Pharmaceutics, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Nano-sized solid dispersions for improving the bioavailability of poorly water-soluble drugs

Phuong Tran, Thao Tran

(2020), Vol. 26, pp. 4917-4924, Current Pharmaceutical Design, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, C1

journal article

Developmental strategies of curcumin solid dispersions for enhancing bioavailability

P Tran, T Tran

(2020), Vol. 20, pp. 1874-1882, Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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The relationship between mucoadhesive polymers and surface coating in tablets for the controlled colonic delivery of a poorly water-soluble drug

T Phan, P Tran, T Tran

(2020), Vol. 28, pp. 545-553, DARU journal of pharmaceutical sciences, Cham, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Lead compounds in the context of extracellular vesicle research

T Tran, P Tran

(2020), Vol. 12, pp. 1-17, Pharmaceutics, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Insoluble polymers in solid dispersions for improving bioavailability of poorly water-soluble drugs

T Tran, P Tran

(2020), Vol. 12, pp. 1-13, Polymers, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Molecular interactions in solid dispersions of poorly water-soluble drugs

T Tran, P Tran

(2020), Vol. 12, pp. 1-12, Pharmaceutics, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Solid lipid particle-loaded Ocimum Gratissimum seed films and polymeric films for controlled drug delivery

Hang Mai, Phuong Tran, T Tran

(2020), Vol. 10, pp. 300-307, Drug Delivery Letters, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, C1

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A comprehensive scheme for the objective upper body assessments of subjects with cerebellar ataxia

H Tran, K Nguyen, P Pathirana, M Horne, L Power, D Szmulewicz

(2020), Vol. 17, pp. 1-15, Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation, London, Eng., C1

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Multi-domain data capture and cloud buffered multimodal evaluation platform for clinical assessment of Cerebellar Ataxia

L Abeysekara, H Tran, P Pathirana, M Horne, L Power, D Szmulewicz

(2020), pp. 5640-5643, EMBS 2020 : Enabling innovative technologies for global healthcare : Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Online from Montreal, Canada, E1

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2019

pH-independent dissolution enhancement for multiple poorly water-soluble drugs by nano-sized solid dispersions based on hydrophobic-hydrophilic conjugates

Chau Tran, Phuong Tran, Thao Tran

(2019), Vol. 45, pp. 514-519, Drug development and industrial pharmacy, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Modified sprouted rice for modulation of curcumin crystallinity and dissolution enhancement by solid dispersion

T Luu, B Lee, P Tran, T Tran

(2019), Vol. 49, pp. 127-134, Journal of pharmaceutical investigation, Singapore, C1

journal article

A detailed protein-SELEX protocol allowing visual assessments of individual steps for a high success rate

Tao Wang, Wang Yin, Hadi AlShamaileh, Yumei Zhang, Phuong Tran, Tuong Nguyen, Yong Li, Kuisheng Chen, Miaomiao Sun, Yingchun Hou, Weihong Zhang, Qingxia Zhao, Changying Chen, Pei-Zhuo Zhang, Wei Duan

(2019), Vol. 30, pp. 1-16, Human gene therapy methods, New Rochelle, N.Y., C1

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A single-layer film coating for colon-targeted oral delivery

Minh Nguyen, Phuong Tran, Thao Tran

(2019), Vol. 559, pp. 402-409, International journal of pharmaceutics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Investigation of crystallization and salt formation of poorly water-soluble telmisartan for enhanced solubility

Chulhun Park, Nileshkumar Meghani, Yongkwan Shin, Euichaul Oh, Jun-Bom Park, Jing-Hao Cui, Qing-Ri Cao, Thao Tran, Phuong Tran, Beom-Jin Lee

(2019), Vol. 11, Pharmaceutics, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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The roles of a surfactant in zein-HPMC blend solid dispersions for improving drug delivery

Hai Ngo, Phuong Tran, Beom-Jin Lee, Thao Tran

(2019), Vol. 563, pp. 169-173, International journal of pharmaceutics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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The roles of short and long chain fatty acids on physicochemical properties and improved cancer targeting of albumin-based fattigation-platform nanoparticles containing doxorubicin

Chulhun Park, Nileshkumar Meghani, Hardik Amin, Phuong Tran, Thao Tran, Van Nguyen, Beom-Jin Lee

(2019), Vol. 564, pp. 124-135, International journal of pharmaceutics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Solid lipid particle-based tablets for buccal delivery: the role of solid lipid particles in drug release

N Le, P Tran, B Lee, T Tran

(2019), Vol. 52, pp. 96-102, Journal of drug delivery science and technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

The use of zein in the controlled release of poorly water-soluble drugs

Phuong Tran, Wei Duan, Beom-Jin Lee, Thao Tran

(2019), Vol. 566, pp. 557-564, International journal of pharmaceutics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Development of a nanoamorphous exosomal delivery system as an effective biological platform for improved encapsulation of hydrophobic drugs

Phuong Tran, Tao Wang, Wang Yin, Thao Tran, Hridika Barua, Yumei Zhang, Snehal Midge, Tuong Nguyen, Beom-Jin Lee, Wei Duan

(2019), Vol. 566, pp. 697-707, International journal of pharmaceutics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Nanogels for skin cancer therapy via transdermal delivery: current designs

P Tran, W Duan, B Lee, T Tran

(2019), Vol. 20, pp. 575-582, Current drug metabolism, Beijing, China, C1

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Development of film-forming gel containing nanoparticles for transdermal drug delivery

Hai Ngo, Phuong Tran, Beom-Jin Lee, Thao Tran

(2019), Vol. 30, Nanotechnology, Bristol, Eng., C1

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Controlled release film forming systems in drug delivery: The potential for efficient drug delivery

T Tran, P Tran

(2019), Vol. 11, pp. 1-16, Pharmaceutics, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Modulation of drug crystallization and molecular interactions by additives in solid dispersions for improving drug bioavailability

P Tran, W Duan, B Lee, T Tran

(2019), Vol. 25, pp. 2099-2107, Current pharmaceutical design, Beijing, China, C1

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Nanoconjugation and encapsulation strategies for improving drug delivery and therapeutic efficacy of poorly water-soluble drugs

T Tran, P Tran

(2019), Vol. 11, pp. 1-14, Pharmaceutics, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Drug stabilization in the gastrointestinal tract and potential applications in the colonic delivery of oral zein-based formulations

P Tran, W Duan, B Lee, T Tran

(2019), Vol. 569, pp. 1-6, International journal of pharmaceutics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Development of solid dispersion lipid nanoparticles for improving skin delivery

D Pham, P Tran, T Tran

(2019), Vol. 27, pp. 1019-1024, Saudi pharmaceutical journal, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, C1

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Recent developments of nanoparticle-delivered dosage forms for buccal delivery

P Tran, W Duan, T Tran

(2019), Vol. 571, pp. 1-7, International journal of pharmaceutics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Current designs and developments of fucoidan-based formulations for cancer therapy

P Tran, T Tran

(2019), Vol. 20, pp. 933-941, Current Drug Metabolism, Beijing, China, C1

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Aspirin-loaded nanoexosomes as cancer therapeutics

P Tran, T Wang, W Yin, T Tran, T Nguyen, B Lee, W Duan

(2019), Vol. 572, pp. 1-12, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Development of the modified Ocimum gratissimum seeds for orally disintegrating tablets

Yen Dang, Phuong Tran, Thao Tran

(2019), Vol. 13, pp. 1-8, Recent patents on drug delivery & formulation, Beijing, China, C1

journal article
2018

Encapsulation of solid dispersion in solid lipid particles for dissolution enhancement of poorly water-soluble drug

Thi Khanh, Van Toi, Beom-Jin Lee, Wei Duan, Ha-Lien Phuong, Truong-Dinh Thao

(2018), Vol. 15, pp. 576-584, Current drug delivery, Beijing, China, C1

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Modulation of serum albumin protein corona for exploring cellular behaviors of fattigation-platform nanoparticles

Van Nguyen, Nilesh Meghani, Hardik Amin, Thao Tran, Phuong Tran, Chulhun Park, Beom-Jin Lee

(2018), Vol. 170, pp. 179-186, Colloids and surfaces B: Biointerfaces, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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pH-independent controlled release tablets containing nanonizing valsartan solid dispersions for less variable bioavailability in humans

J Park, C Park, Z Piao, H Amin, N Meghani, P Tran, T Tran, J Cui, Q Cao, E Oh, B Lee

(2018), Vol. 46, pp. 365-377, Journal of drug delivery science and technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Current designs of polymer blends in solid dispersions for improving drug bioavailability

Phuong Tran, Wei Duan, Beom-Jin Lee, Thao Tran

(2018), Vol. 19, pp. 1111-1118, Current drug metabolism, Beijing, China, C1

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RNA aptamers-guided precision cancer medicine

W Duan, T Wang, S Shigdar, P Tran

(2018), Vol. 63, pp. 529-535, BME6 2016 : 6th International Conference on the Development of Biomedical Engineering in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, E1

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2017

Perspectives on strategies using swellable polymers in solid dispersions for controlled drug release

T Tran, P Tran

(2017), Vol. 23, pp. 1639-1648, Current pharmaceutical design, Beijing, China, C1-1

journal article

Sonication-assisted nanoprecipitation in drug delivery

A Vo, T Luu, M Nguyen, T Vo, W Duan, P Tran, T Tran

(2017), Vol. 18, pp. 145-156, Current drug metabolism, Beijing, China, C1

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Strategies of engineering nanoparticles for treating neurodegenerative disorders

P Tran, W Duan, K Nguyen, M Pham, T Vo, T Tran

(2017), Vol. 18, pp. 1-12, Current drug metabolism, Beijing, China, C1

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Fattigation-platform theranostic nanoparticles for cancer therapy

T Tran, P Tran, T Yoon, B Lee

(2017), Vol. 75, pp. 1161-1167, Materials science and engineering C, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Zein-based solid dispersion for potential application in targeted delivery

M Nguyen, Vo TV, P Tran, T Tran

(2017), pp. 1-8, Journal of pharmaceutical investigation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Microemulsion-based mucoadhesive buccal wafers: wafer formation, in vitro release, and ex vivo evaluation

M Pham, T Van Vo, V-T Tran, P Tran, T Tran

(2017), Vol. 18, pp. 2727-2736, AAPS PharmSciTech, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Nanotechnology in neuroscience and its perspective as gene carrier

T Khanh, W Duan, P Tran, T Tran

(2017), Vol. 17, pp. 1379-1389, Current topics in medicinal chemistry, Bussum, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Biodistribution and in vivo performance of fattigation-platform theranostic nanoparticles.

T Tran, P Tran, H Amin, B-J Lee

(2017), Vol. 79, pp. 671-678, Materials Science and Engineering: C, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Aptamer-mediated survivin RNAi enables 5-fluorouracil to eliminate colorectal cancer stem cells

H Al Shamaileh, T Wang, D Xiang, W Yin, P Tran, R Barrero, P-Z Zhang, Y Li, L Kong, K Liu, S-F Zhou, Y Hou, S Shigdar, W Duan

(2017), Vol. 7, pp. 1-9, Scientific reports, London, Eng., C1

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Fattigation-platform nanoparticles using apo-transferrin stearic acid as a core for receptor-oriented cancer targeting

H Amin, N Meghani, C Park, V Nguyen, T Tran, P Tran, B-J Lee

(2017), Vol. 159, pp. 571-579, Colloids and surfaces B: biointerfaces, The Netherlands, C1

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Nano-sized solid dispersions based on hydrophobic-hydrophilic conjugates for dissolution enhancement of poorly water-soluble drugs

H Dinh, P Tran, W Duan, B-J Lee, T Tran

(2017), Vol. 533, pp. 93-98, International journal of pharmaceutics, The Netherlands, C1

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Transforming doxorubicin into a cancer stem cell killer via EpCAM aptamer-mediated delivery

D Xiang, S Shigdar, A Bean, M Bruce, W Yang, M Mathesh, T Wang, W Yin, P Tran, H Shamaileh, R Barrero, P Zhang, Y Li, L Kong, K Liu, S Zhou, Y Hou, A He, W Duan

(2017), Vol. 7, pp. 4071-4086, Theranostics, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

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Nanoprecipitation for poorly water-soluble drugs

Tuong Nguyen, Van-Thanh Tran, Wei Duan, Phuong Tran, Thao Tran

(2017), Vol. 18, pp. 1000-1015, Current drug metabolism, Beijing, China, C1

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Conjugation strategies for colonic delivery and its application in colorectal cancer therapy

P Tran, W Duan, T Tran

(2017), Vol. 18, pp. 1016-1019, Current drug metabolism, Beijing, China, C1

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A comparison of fucoidan conjugated to paclitaxel and curcumin for the dual delivery of cancer therapeutic agents

Nam Phan, Thao Ly, Minh Pham, Thinh Luu, Toi Vo, Phuong Tran, Thao Tran

(2017), Vol. 18, pp. 1349-1355, Anti-cancer agents in medicinal chemistry, Beijing, China, C1-1

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2016

Development of a sustained release solid dispersion using swellable polymer by melting method

T Nguyen, P Tran, T Van Vo, W Duan, T Tran

(2016), Vol. 33, pp. 102-109, Pharmaceutical research, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Nanoparticulate drug delivery to colorectal cancer : formulation strategies and surface engineering

T Tran, P Tran, Y Wang, P Li, L Kong

(2016), Vol. 22, pp. 2904-2912, Current pharmaceutical design, Beijing, China, C1

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Perspectives of engineered marine derived polymers for biomedical nanoparticles

K Tran, T Vo, W Duan, P Tran, T Tran

(2016), Vol. 22, pp. 2844-2856, Current pharmaceutical design, Beijing, China, C1

journal article

An investigation of effects of modification processes on physical properties and mechanism of drug release for sustaining drug release from modified rice

V Ngo, T Luu, T Van Vo, V-T Tran, W Duan, P Tran, T Tran

(2016), Vol. 67, pp. 1-7, Materials science and engineering C, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Nano-precipitation : preparation and application in the field of pharmacy

T Tran, P Tran, K Nguyen, V Tran

(2016), Vol. 22, pp. 2997-3006, Current pharmaceutical design, Beijing, China, C1

journal article

Investigation of Fucoidan-oleic acid conjugate for delivery of Curcumin and Paclitaxel

U Phan, K Nguyen, T Vo, W Duan, P Tran, T TRAN

(2016), Vol. 16, pp. 1281-1287, Anti-cancer agents in medicinal chemistry, Beijing, China, C1

journal article

Design of fucoidan functionalized - iron oxide nanoparticles for biomedical applications

H Tran, P Tran, T Vo, T Tran

(2016), Vol. 13, pp. 774-783, Current drug delivery, Beijing, China, C1

journal article

Hydrophilic-hydrophobic polymer blend for modulation of crystalline changes and molecular interactions in solid dispersion

H Van Ngo, P Nguyen, T Van Vo, W Duan, V-T Tran, P Tran, T Tran

(2016), Vol. 513, pp. 148-152, International journal of pharmaceutics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Preparation and evaluation of solid-self-emulsifying drug delivery system containing paclitaxel for lymphatic delivery

H Cho, J Kang, L Ngo, P Tran, Y Lee

(2016), Vol. 2016, pp. 1-14, Journal of nanomaterials, Cairo, Egypt, C1

journal article
2015

Superior performance of aptamer in tumor penetration over antibody : implication of aptamer-based theranostics in solid tumors

D Xiang, C Zheng, S Zhou, S Qiao, P Tran, C Pu, Y Li, L Kong, A Kouzani, J Lin, K Liu, L Li, S Shigdar, W Duan

(2015), Vol. 5, pp. 1083-1097, Theranostics, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

journal article

Design of sustained release tablet containing fucoidan

T Tran, D Ngo, T Vo, P Tran

(2015), Vol. 12, pp. 231-237, Current drug delivery, Beijing, China, C1-1

journal article

Design of iron oxide nanoparticles decorated oleic acid and bovine serum albumin for drug delivery

T Tran, T Van Vo, P Tran

(2015), Vol. 94, pp. 112-118, Chemical engineering research and design, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Modulation of particle size and molecular interactions by sonoprecipitation method for enhancing dissolution rate of poorly water-soluble drug

T Tran, K Tran, P Tran

(2015), Vol. 24, pp. 256-263, Ultrasonics sonochemistry, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Development of a modified - solid dispersion in an uncommon approach of melting method facilitating properties of a swellable polymer to enhance drug dissolution

T Nguyen, P Tran, T Tran, T Vo, T Truong-DinhTran

(2015), Vol. 484, pp. 228-234, International journal of pharmaceutics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Use of microwave method for controlling drug release of modified sprouted rice starch

T Luu, N Phan, T Tran, T Van Vo, P Tran

(2015), Vol. 46, pp. 314-316, IFMBE Proceedings, E1-1

conference

A potential application of vietnamese rice in pharmaceutical industry as a sustained release agent

V Ngo, T Tran, T Van Vo, P Tran

(2015), Vol. 46, pp. 311-313, IFMBE Proceedings, E1-1

conference

Investigation of solid dispersion methods to improve the dissolution rate of curcumin

K Tran, T Tran, T Van Vo, T Van Tran, P Tran

(2015), Vol. 46, pp. 293-297, IFMBE Proceedings, E1-1

conference

Dissolution enhancement of curcumin by solid dispersion with polyethylene glycol 6000 and hydroxypropyl methylcellulose

T Nguyen, P Tran, T Van Vo, T Van Tran, T Tran

(2015), Vol. 46, pp. 298-301, IFMBE Proceedings, E1-1

conference

Effect of pH on the synthesis of fucoidan-coated magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for biomedical applications

K Tran, P Tran, T Van Vo, T Tran

(2015), Vol. 46, pp. 71-74, IFMBE Proceedings, E1-1

conference
2014

Biodistribution and pharmacokinetics in rats and antitumor effect in various types of tumor-bearing mice of novel self-assembled gelatin-oleic acid nanoparticles containing paclitaxel

P Tran, T Tran, B-J Lee

(2014), Vol. 10, pp. 154-165, Journal of biomedical nanotechnology, Valencia, Calif., C1-1

journal article

Polymer conjugate-based nanomaterials for drug delivery

P Tran, T Tran, T Vo

(2014), Vol. 14, pp. 815-827, Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, Valencia, Calif., C1-1

journal article

Amorphous isradipine nanosuspension by the sonoprecipitation method

T Tran, P Tran, M Nguyen, K Tran, M Pham, P Tran, T Vo

(2014), Vol. 474, pp. 146-150, International journal of pharmaceutics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
2013

Novel multifunctional biocompatible gelatin-oleic acid conjugate: self-assembled nanoparticles for drug delivery

Phuong Tran, Thao Tran, Toi Vo, Chau Vo, Beom-Jin Lee

(2013), Vol. 9, pp. 1416-1431, Journal of biomedical nanotechnology, Valencia, Calif., C1

journal article

Investigation of polyethylene oxide-based prolonged release solid dispersion containing isradipine

T Tran, P Tran

(2013), Vol. 23, pp. 269-274, Journal of drug delivery science and technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Enhanced solubility and modified release of poorly water-soluble drugs via self-assembled gelatin-oleic acid nanoparticles

P Tran, T Tran, B-J Lee

(2013), Vol. 455, pp. 235-240, International journal of pharmaceutics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Physical properties and in vivo bioavailability in human volunteers of isradipine using controlled release matrix tablet containing self-emulsifying solid dispersion

Phuong Tran, Thao Tran, Zong Piao, Toi Vo, Jun Park, Jisung Lim, Kyung Oh, Yun-Seok Rhee, Beom-Jin Lee

(2013), Vol. 450, pp. 79-86, International journal of pharmaceutics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Solubilization of poorly water-soluble drugs using solid dispersions

Thao Tran, Phuong Tran, Tran Khanh, Toi Van, Beom-Jin Lee

(2013), Vol. 7, pp. 122-133, Recent patents on drug delivery & formulation, Beijing, China, C1

journal article

Protein-fatty acid conjugate for self-assembled nanoparticles in drug delivery

B Lee, P Tran

(2013), Vol. 40 IFMBE, pp. 301-303, IFMBE Proceedings, E1-1

conference

pH-sensitive polymeric systems for controlling drug release in nocturnal asthma treatment

P Tran, T Tran, V Vo, B Lee

(2013), Vol. 40 IFMBE, pp. 304-308, IFMBE Proceedings, E1-1

conference
2012

Promising iron oxide-based magnetic nanoparticles in biomedical engineering

P Tran, T Tran, T Vo, B-J Lee

(2012), Vol. 35, pp. 2045-2061, Archives of pharmacal research, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal article

Effects of solvents and crystallization conditions on the polymorphic behaviors and dissolution rates of valsartan

T Tran, P Tran, J-B Park, B-J Lee

(2012), Vol. 35, pp. 1223-1230, Archives of pharmacal research, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal article
2011

Design and mechanism of on-off pulsed drug release using nonenteric polymeric systems via pH modulation

P Tran, J-S Choe, T Tran, Y Park, B-J Lee

(2011), Vol. 12, pp. 46-55, AAPS PharmSciTech, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal article

Roles of MgO release from polyethylene glycol 6000-based solid dispersions on microenvironmental pH, enhanced dissolution and reduced gastrointestinal damage of telmisartan

P Tran, T Tran, S Lee, V Nho, S-C Chi, B-J Lee

(2011), Vol. 34, pp. 747-755, Archives of pharmacal research, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal article

Dissolution-enhancing mechanism of alkalizers in poloxamer-based solid dispersions and physical mixtures containing poorly water-soluble valsartan

N Ha, T Tran, P Tran, J-B Park, B-J Lee

(2011), Vol. 59, pp. 844-850, Chemical and pharmaceutical bulletin, Tokyo, Japan, C1-1

journal article

Investigation of physicochemical factors affecting the stability of a pH-modulated solid dispersion and a tablet during storage

P Tran, T Tran, J-B Park, D Min, H-G Choi, H-K Han, Y-S Rhee, B-J Lee

(2011), Vol. 414, pp. 48-55, International journal of pharmaceutics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Controlled release systems containing solid dispersions: strategies and mechanisms

P Tran, T Tran, J Park, B-J Lee

(2011), Vol. 28, pp. 2353-2378, Pharmaceutical research, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal article
2010

Dissolution-modulating mechanism of pH modifiers in solid dispersion containing weakly acidic or basic drugs with poor water solubility

Phuong Tran, Thao Tran, Kyoung-Ho Lee, Dong-Jin Kim, Beom-Jin Lee

(2010), Vol. 7, pp. 647-661, Expert opinion on drug delivery, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal article

The roles of acidifiers in solid dispersions and physical mixtures

Thao Tran, Phuong Tran, Han-Gon Choi, Hyo-Kyung Han, Beom-Jin Lee

(2010), Vol. 384, pp. 60-66, International journal of pharmaceutics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Physicochemical principles of controlled release solid dispersion containing a poorly water-soluble drug

Thao Tran, Phuong Tran, Jisung Lim, Jun Park, Soon-Kuk Choi, Beom-Jin Lee

(2010), Vol. 1, pp. 51-62, Therapeutic delivery, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2009

New findings on melatonin absorption and alterations by pharmaceutical excipients using the Ussing chamber technique with mounted rat gastrointestinal segments

H Tran, P Tran, B Lee

(2009), Vol. 378, pp. 9-16, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Dissolution-modulating mechanism of alkalizers and polymers in a nanoemulsifying solid dispersion containing ionizable and poorly water-soluble drug

T Tran, P Tran, B Lee

(2009), Vol. 72, pp. 83-90, European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
2008

Modulation of microenvironmental pH and crystallinity of ionizable telmisartan using alkalizers in solid dispersions for controlled release

P Tran, H Tran, B Lee

(2008), Vol. 129, pp. 59-65, Journal of Controlled Release, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Smart aptamer-guided nanoexosome as a novel biotechnology platform

Dr Phuong Tran

ARC DECRA - Discovery Early Career Researcher Award

  • 2021: $27,138
  • 2018: $130,113
  • 2017: $128,190
  • 2016: $126,296

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2022

Mohammed Mehadi Hassan Chowdhury

Thesis entitled: PVA Coated Doxorubicin Loaded Zinc Ferrite Nanoparticles Against Liver Cancer

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine

2021

Snehal Midge

Thesis entitled: Novel aptamers against HER-2 for liquid biopsy

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine

2020

Yumei Zhang

Thesis entitled: Development of CD81 aptamers for extracellular vesicle-based theranostics

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine