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The Nanoscience Centre

Cambridge University nanofabrication and characterisation facility
Areas of Interest
1. Drug delivery/Tissue Engineering
2. Biosensors
3. Micro-/nano-fabrication




Microfluidic devices

Drug delivery/ Tissue engineering


Key publications: 
  1. Pooya Davoodi, Lai Yeng Lee, Qingxing Xu, Vishnu Sunil, Yajuan Sun, Siowling Soh, Chi-Hwa Wang, Drug Delivery Systems for Programmed and On-demand Release. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews 2018 (Accepted), DOI:
  2. W.C. Yan*, Pooya Davoodi*, Sanjairaj Vijayavenkataraman, Yuan Tian, Wei Cheng Ng, Jerry YH Fuh, Kim S Robinson, Chi-Hwa Wang, 3D-bioprinting of skin tissue: From pre-processing to final product evaluation. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews 2018 (Accepted), DOI:*equal contributions).
  3. Pooya Davoodi, W.C. Ng, W.C. Yan, M.P. Srinivasan, C.H. Wang. Superior Inhibition of Breast Cancer Tumor Spheroids via Local Co-delivery of Cisplatin and Paclitaxel Using Double-Walled Polymeric Microparticles-embedded Within Injectable Hydrogel. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 2017; 114 (12): 2931-2946; DOI:
  4. Pooya Davoodi, M.P. Srinivasan, C.H. Wang. Co-delivery of Nutlin-3a and p53 Genes via Core-shell Microparticles for Disruption of MDM2-p53 Interaction and Reactivation of p53 in Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Journal of Material Chemistry B 2017; 5: 5816-5834.
  5. Y. X. J. Ong, L.Y. Lee, Pooya Davoodi, C.H. Wang. Production of drug-releasing biodegradable microporous scaffold using a two-step micro-encapsulation/ supercritical foaming process. Journal of Supercritical Fluids 2018; 133: 263-269.
  6. Y. Cui, Q. Xu, Pooya Davoodi, D. Wang, C.H. Wang. Enhanced intracellular delivery and controlled drug release of magnetic PLGA nanoparticles modified with transferrin. Acta Pharmacologica Sinica 2017; 38: 943-953. 
  7. Pooya Davoodi, S. M. Ghoreishi, A. Hedayati. Optimization of supercritical extraction of galegine from Galega officinalis L.: Neural network modeling and experimental optimization via response surface methodology. Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering 2017; 34(3): 854-865.
  8. F. Feng, K.Y. Neoh, Pooya Davoodi, C.H. Wang. Coaxial double-walled microspheres for combined release of cytochrome C and doxorubicin. Journal of Controlled Release 2017; 259: 30–e31.
  9. Pooya Davoodi, W.C. Ng, W.C. Yan, M.P. Srinivasan, C.H. Wang. Double-walled Microparticles-embedded Self-crosslinked, Injectable, and Anti-bacterial Hydrogel for Controlled and Sustained Release of Chemotherapeutic Agents. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2016; 8(35): 22785-800.
  10. Pooya Davoodi, M.P. Srinivasan, C.H. Wang. Synthesis of Intracellular Reduction-Sensitive Amphiphilic polyethyleneimine and poly(ε-caprolactone) Graft Copolymer for On-demand Release of Doxorubicin and p53 plasmid DNA. Acta Biomaterialia 2016; 39: 79-93.
  11. W.C. Yan, Pooya Davoodi, Y.W. Tong, C.H. Wang. Computational Study of Core-shell Droplet Formation in Coaxial Electrohydrodynamic Atomization Process. AIChE Journal 2016; 62(12): 4259-4276.
  12. Pooya Davoodi, F. Feng, Q. Xu, W.C. Yan, Y.W. Tong, M.P. Srinivasan, V. K. Sharma, C.H. Wang. Coaxial Electrohydrodynamic Atomization: Microparticles for Drug Delivery Applications. Journal of Controlled Release 2015; 205: 70-82.
  13. J. Xie, J. Jiang, Pooya Davoodi, M.P. Srinivasan, C.H. Wang. Electrohydrodynamic atomization: Two Decades of Effort for Producing and Processing Micro-/nanoparticulate Materials. Chemical Engineering Science 2015; 125: 32-57.
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