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Union Hospital,

Tongji Medical College,

Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Contact Information


Aug. 2020


Department of Nuclear Medicine,
Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College,
Huazhong University of Science and Technology,
Wuhan, 430022, China

Sep. 2015 - Aug. 2020

Research Associate

Department of Radiology,
School of Medicine and Public Health,
University of Wisconsin,
Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA

Sep. 2010 - Jul. 2015


Radiopharmaceutical Center,
Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics,
Chinese Academy of Sciences,
Shanghai, China

Dawei Jiang, PhD

2019   Michael J. Welch Post-Doctoral Travel Award

2019   Ones to Watch – Early Career Professionals Making a Difference

2019   International Symposium on Radiopharmaceutical Sciences (ISRS), Travel Award

2018   Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), Travel Award

2017   Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), Travel Award

2016   Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Travel Award

2013   International Symposium on Radiopharmaceutical Sciences (ISRS), Travel Award

Honors and Awards

Selected Publications

(* corresponding author; # equal contribution)

[1]          Jiang D, Ge Z, Im HJ, England CG, Ni D, Hou J, Zhang L, Kutyreff CJ, Yan Y, Liu Y, Cho SY, Engle JW, Shi J, Huang P, Fan C, Yan H and Cai W. DNA Origami Nanostructures Can Exhibit Preferential Renal Uptake and Alleviate Acute Kidney Injury. Nature Biomedical Engineering 2018; 2(11): 865-877.

[2]          Jiang D, Ni D, Rosenkrans ZT, Huang P, Yan X and Cai W. Nanozyme: New Horizons for Responsive Biomedical Applications. Chemical Society Reviews 2019; 48(14): 3683-3704.

[3]          Li S, Jiang D*, Rosenkrans ZT, Barnhart TE, Ehlerding EB, Ni D, Engle JW and Cai W*. Aptamer-Conjugated Framework Nucleic Acids for the Repair of Cerebral Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury. Nano Letters 2019; 19(10): 7334-7341.

[4]          Rosenkrans ZT, Sun T, Jiang D*, Chen W, Barnhart TE, Zhang Z, Ferreira CA, Wang X, Engle JW, Huang P* and Cai W*. Selenium-Doped Carbon Quantum Dots Act as Broad-Spectrum Antioxidants for Acute Kidney Injury Management. Advanced Science 2020; 7(12): 2000420.

[5]          Wei W#, Jiang D#, Ehlerding EB, Barnhart TE, Yang Y, Engle JW, Luo QY, Huang P and Cai W. Cd146-Targeted Multimodal Image-Guided Photoimmunotherapy of Melanoma. Advanced Science 2019; 6(9): 1801237.

[6]          Sun T#, Jiang D#, Rosenkrans ZT, Ehlerding EB, Ni D, Qi C, Kutyreff CJ, Barnhart TE, Engle JW, Huang P and Cai W. A Melanin-Based Natural Antioxidant Defense Nanosystem for Theranostic Application in Acute Kidney Injury. Advanced Functional Materials 2019; 29(48): 1904833.

[7]          Jiang D, Im HJ, Boleyn ME, England CG, Ni D, Kang L, Engle JW, Huang P, Lan X and Cai W. Efficient Renal Clearance of DNA Tetrahedron Nanoparticles Enables Quantitative Evaluation of Kidney Function. Nano Research 2019; 12(3): 637-642.

[8]          Jiang D, Im HJ, Sun H, Valdovinos HF, England CG, Ehlerding EB, Nickles RJ, Lee DS, Cho SY, Huang P and Cai W. Radiolabeled Pertuzumab for Imaging of Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2 Expression in Ovarian Cancer. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 2017; 44(8): 1296-1305.

[9]          Jiang D, Sun Y, Li J, Li Q, Lv M, Zhu B, Tian T, Cheng D, Xia J, Zhang L, Wang L, Huang Q, Shi J and Fan C. Multiple-Armed Tetrahedral DNA Nanostructures for Tumor-Targeting, Dual-Modality in Vivo Imaging. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2016; 8(7): 4378-4384.

[10]        Jiang D, Rosenkrans ZT, Ni D, Lin J, Huang P and Cai W. Nanomedicines for Renal Management: From Imaging to Treatment. Accounts of Chemical Research. 2020.

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