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Dr. Yejiao Shi

Yejiao Shi

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

School of Engineering and Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London

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Publications of specific relevance to Predictive in vitro Models


Radvar E, Shi Y, Grasso S, Edwards-Gayle CJC, Liu X, Mauter MS, Castelletto V, Hamley IW, Reece MJ and Azevedo HS (2020). Magnetic field-induced alignment of nanofibrous supramolecular membranes: a molecular design approach to create tissue-like biomaterials. American Chemical Society  Acs Applied Materials and Interfaces  10.1021/acsami.0c05191
Wu Y, Wang W, Mata A, Pugno N, Azevedo H, Karabasov S and Titirici M-M (2020). Disordered protein-graphene oxide co-assembly and supramolecular biofabrication of functional fluidic devices. Nature Research (Part of Springer Nature)  Nature Communications  10.1038/s41467-020-14716-z


Shi Y, Ferreira D, Banerjee J, Pickford A and Azevedo HS (2019). Tuning the Matrix Metalloproteinase-1 Degradability of Peptide Amphiphile Nanofibers through Supramolecular Engineering. Royal Society of Chemistry (Rsc)  Biomaterials Science  10.1039/c9bm00949c
Lombardi L, Shi Y, Falanga A, Galdiero E, de Alteriis E, Franci G, Chourpa I, Azevedo HS and Galdiero S (2019). Enhancing the Potency of Antimicrobial Peptides through Molecular Engineering and Self-Assembly. Biomacromolecules  vol. 20, (3) 1362-1374. 10.1021/acs.biomac.8b01740
Li B, He W, Ye L, Zhu Y, Tian Y, Chen L, Yang J, Miao M, Shi Y, Azevedo HS, Ma Z and Hao K (2019). Targeted Delivery of Sildenafil for Inhibiting Pulmonary Vascular Remodeling. Hypertension  vol. 73, (3) 703-711. 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.118.11932


Shi Y, Lin R, Cui H and Azevedo HS (2018). Multifunctional Self-Assembling Peptide-Based Nanostructures for Targeted Intracellular Delivery: Design, Physicochemical Characterization, and Biological Assessment. Methods Mol Biol  vol. 1758, 11-26. 10.1007/978-1-4939-7741-3_2


Ribeiro S, Radvar E, Shi Y, Borges J, Pirraco RP, Leonor IB, Mano JF, Reis RL, Mata Á and Azevedo HS (2017). Nanostructured interfacial self-assembled peptide–polymer membranes for enhanced mineralization and cell adhesion. Royal Society of Chemistry (Rsc)  Nanoscale  vol. 9, (36) 13670-13682. 10.1039/c7nr03410e
Shi Y, Hu Y, Ochbaum G, Lin R, Bitton R, Cui H and Azevedo HS (2017). Enzymatic activation of cell-penetrating peptides in self-assembled nanostructures triggers fibre-to-micelle morphological transition. Royal Society of Chemistry (Rsc)  Chemical Communications  vol. 53, (52) 7037-7040. 10.1039/c7cc03512h
Shi Y, Conde J and Azevedo HS (2017). Empowering the potential of cell-penetrating peptides for targeted intracellular delivery via molecular self-assembly. 10.1007/978-3-319-66095-0_12


Banerjee J, Shi Y and Azevedo HS (2016). In vitro blood-brain barrier models for drug research: state-of-the-art and new perspectives on reconstituting these models on artificial basement membrane platforms. Elsevier  Drug Discovery Today  vol. early view online, 1367-1386. 10.1016/j.drudis.2016.05.020