Jinjun Shi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Anaesthesia
Biography: Dr. Jinjun Shi holds an academic appointment of Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, and directs the Laboratory for Nanoengineering & Drug Delivery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Shi has authored over 35 papers and his publications have received more than 3100 citations (h-index: 26, according to Google Scholar). He is also an inventor of over 30 issued/pending patents worldwide (according to WIPO). Dr. Shi and his team are currently developing innovative biomaterials and nanotechnologies for biomedical research and applications.
Research and Expertise: Dr. Shi has extensive experience in the research fields of nanomedicine and biomaterials, and has developed many multifunctional nanoparticle platforms for the delivery of therapeutic small molecules, proteins and nucleic acids. The development of immunonanotherapeutics by using targeted polymeric nanoparticles has formed the foundation of one biopharmaceutical company Selecta Biosciences, and resulted in the first-in-human clinical trial of a synthetic nanoparticle vaccine (SEL-068) for smoking cessation.