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Journal of Nanobiotechnology Rising Star Award 2023

Yang Shi, RWTH Aachen University

New Content ItemYang Shi is currently Full Professor and Head of Department of Polymer Therapeutics at RWTH Aachen University Clinic. His department is focusing on engineering and understanding polymer-based therapeutic systems for chemotherapy, vaccination and immunotherapy. The research at the Department of Polymer Therapeutics has been funded by European Research Council (ERC Starting Grant, Proof of Concept Grant), German Research Foundation (DFG) and The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). Yang Shi obtained his PhD degree from Utrecht University in 2014 on polymeric micelles for tumor-targeted drug delivery. Shortly after PhD, he was appointed Associate Professor at South China University of Technology and in 2016 he relocated to Germany to start a new position as Group Leader.