Lintao Cai

Ph.D, Professor, Director

Institute of Biomedicine and Biotechnology

Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology,

Chinese Academy of Sciences

1068 Xueyuan Avenue, Shenzhen University Town,

Nanshan, Shenzhen 518055, China

Tel: +86-755-86392210      Fax: +86-755-86392299


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Lintao Cai, Professor, AIMBE Fellow, IAAM Fellow, Director of Institute of Biomedicine and Biotechnology, Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). He received his Ph.D. degree in Physical Chemistry from Xiamen University in 1995. From 1999 to 2001, he was sponsored by Japan Society of the Promotion of Science (JSPS) and worked as Research Fellow in Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research at Osaka University. He joined the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology at Rice University in 2001 and Department of Electrical Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University between 2002 and 2007. Dr. Cai’s scientific research areas include nanomedicine and biomaterials to explore in vivo molecular imaging nanoprobes, smart drug delivery system and tumor-targeted phototherapy.
He has more than 224 publications in peer reviewed Journals (i.e., JACS, Sci Adv, Nano lett, ACS Nano, Adv Mater, etc, H index 63) with 14500 citations, 126 authorized patents and 8 PCT international patents. He is a council member of Chinese Chemical Society (CCS), a Board of Director for Chinese American Society of Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology (CASNN),a member of American Chemical Society (ACS) and Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).