Dr Xiang-tao Wang
Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Working Experience

04/2003 – Present: Postdoctoral research fellow, Oxford University

08/2002 – 04/2003: Research scientist, Department of pharmaceutical science, Beijing Capital Biochip Ltd. Co

08/1998 – 08/1999: School of Pharmacy, Heilongjiang University of T.C.M.

08/1994 – 08/1995: Assistant engineer, Department of New Products Department, Zhongsheng Pharm. Lt. Co., Zhengzhou, Henan province


09/1999 – 07/2002: PhD, Peking University, major in pharmaceutics.

09/1995 – 07/1998: Heilongjiang University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, major in natural product chemistry. For master degree.

09/1990 – 07/1994: Henan College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, major in pharmaceutical analysis. For bachelor degree.

Research Interests

  1. Targeted drug delivery, especially that based on sugar or glycoprotein.
  2. Biodegradable polymer drug delivery system.
  3. Stimuli responsive hydrogel.
  4. Particulate drug delivery system: liposomes, microemulsion, selfemusifying system.
  5. Delivery of peptides and proteins by oral, buccal, nasal and pulmonary administration; mechanism of transport of peptides containing nanoparticle across the epithelia of GIT and other mucosal membrane; transdermal drug delivery.
  6. Novel liposomes with greatly improved stability and high entrapment efficiency especially of water-soluble agents.

Last updated: 10-05-04

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University of Oxford
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