Yaohui TANG

Associate professor

Email : yaohuitang@sjtu.edu.cn

Office address : 1954 Huashan Road, Xuhui


Dr. Yaohui Tang received his Ph.D. degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2014. After graduation, he worked as a postdoc at Max-Planck-Institute for biological cybernetics in Germany and Stanford University in U.S. In 2018 he was recruited as a tenure-track assistant professor in School of Biomedical Engineering, Med-X Research Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Dr. Tang has a broad interest in stem cell and gene-based therapy for ischemic stroke and tissue engineering. His work has been published on Stroke, JCBFM, AFM, etc, with more than 1500 citations and H-index=20. His work has been supported by national NSFC and SJTU Integration of Medical and Engineering fund.

Education background

2005-2009 Bachelor -Beijing Forestry University

2009-2014 Ph.D. - Shanghai Jiao Tong University 

Work Experience

2014-2015, Postdoc, Max-planck-institute for biological cybernetics

2015-2018, Postdoc, Stanford University

Areas of Research Interests


Stem cell and exosome therapy

Tissue engineering

Honors And Awards

BRAIN 2019 Young Investigator Travel Bursary

Stroke Junior investigator award, Stroke pre-conference, Hawaii, USA

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations

Review editor in Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience

Editorial board member in Current Stem Cell Research & Therapy

Professional member in Stroke Society

Member in ISCBFM

Research Projects

1.  国家自然科学基金面上项目,工程化小胶质细胞外泌体促进卒中大鼠白质修复的作用机制研究,2021/01-2024/12
2. 国家重点研发计划重点专项青年项目, 负载多种干细胞和外泌体的可注射多功能微支架构建及其对缺血性卒中的修复研究,2019/09-2023/12
3. 国家自然科学基金青年项目,血管干细胞来源的外泌体对卒中后神经再生及功能修复的作用及机制研究,2019/01-2021/12
4. 上海交通大学医工交叉重点基金,负载神经干细胞和外泌体的可注射微支架构建及缺血性卒中的研究,2019/01-2021/12
5. 上海交通大学医工交叉青年基金A,实时动态多模态成像探索外泌体对缺血大鼠疗效和机制的研究,2019/01-2021/12
6. 上海交通大学医工交叉青年基金B,基于神经电刺激与交互训练康复的上肢外骨骼机器人系统研发,2019/01-2021/12
7. 上海市教育委员会科研创新计划项目,小胶质细胞对缺血性卒中的作用机制研究,2019/01-2023/12
8. 国自然重点,可注射水凝胶微球治疗卒中的免疫兼容性机制研究,2020/01-2024/12

Selected Publications

1. Ming Ma, Yimeng Shua, Yaohui Tang* and Hangrong Chen*.  (Co-corresponding

author) Multifaceted application of nanoparticle-based labeling strategies for stem cell

therapy. Nano Today 34, 100897. (IF:16.582)


2. Minghua Yao, Xiaojing Shi, Changjing Zuo, Ming Ma*, Lu Zhang, Hongbo Zhang, Xin Li,

Guo-Yuan Yang, Yaohui Tang*, Rong Wu*. (Co-corresponding author) Engineering of

SPECT/Photoacoustic Imaging/Antioxidative Stress Triple-Function Nanoprobe for Advanced

Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy of Cerebral Ischemia. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2020 Aug

26;12(34):37885-37895. (IF:8.758)


3. Yaohui Tang, Xinming Tong, Bogdan Conrad and Fan Yang. Injectable and in situ

Crosslinkable Gelatin Microribbon Hydrogels for Stem Cell Delivery and Bone Regeneration in

vivo. Theranostics 2020; doi:10.7150/thno.41096; in press. (IF:8.063)


4. Pengju Zhang*, You Li*, Yaohui Tang*, Hui Shen, Jiankai Li, Zhengfang Yi, Qinfei Ke and He Xu. (Co-first author) Copper-Based Metal-Organic Framework as A Controllable Nitric Oxide-Releasing Vehicle for Enhanced Diabetic Wound Healing. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2020 Apr 22;12(16):18319-18331. (IF:8.456)


5. Yaying Song, Zongwei Li, Tingting He, Meijie Qu, Lu Jiang, Wanlu Li, Xiaojing Shi, Jiaji Pan, Linyuan Zhang, Yongting Wang, Zhijun Zhang*, Yaohui Tang* and Guo-Yuan Yang*.  (Co-corresponding author) M2 microglia-derived exosomes protect the mouse brain from ischemia-reperfusion injury via exosomalmiR-124. Theranostics. 2019. In press. (IF:8.537)