Oct. 20 – Dr. Gu won the 2019 Felix Franks Medal by the Royal Society of Chemistry. This award is to encourage and recognize excellence in the application of chemical sciences to the study of any aspect of Biotechnology, drawing attention to the challenges for chemistry in the Biotechnology Industry.


Sep. 15 – Dr. Gu was elected by the Board of Controlled Release Society (CRS) as the CRS's inaugural Ambassador to China.


Aug. 18 – Dr. Gu won this year's Small Young Innovator Award supported by Wiley, together with Dr. Liangbing Hu at the University of Maryland.


Mar. 29 – Dr. Gu has been appointed as a new Director of NIH Biotechnology Training in Biomedical Sciences and Engineering Program at UCLA, supported by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS).


Mar. 25 – Dr. Gu has been elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) for his “contributions to advancing fundamental and technological innovations in the field of drug delivery.”


Jan. 7 – Our work on sprayable gel for post surgery cancer immunotherapy is highlighted as a cover paper on Nature NanotechnologyRead more…