School of Public Health


ZHOU Yanfeng

Research Associate Professor

Tel: +86-021-63846590-776501

Research Interests:Biomedical materials; Drug delivery; Biological effects of nanomaterials.


  • Yanfeng Zhou received his Ph.D. degree from Soochow University in 2017. Between 2017 and 2020, he carried out postdoctoral research at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine. He then joined Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine as an assistant research fellow in 2020 and was promoted to research associate professor in 2021. His research mainly focuses on the design and synthesis of multifunctional nanomaterials for future cancer therapeutic applications.


  • Yanfeng Zhou†, Chang Liu†, Yun Yu†, Min Yin, Jinli Sun, Jing Huang, Nan Chen, Hui Wang*, Chunhai Fan*, Haiyun Song*. Organelle-Specific Nanozyme for Diabetes Care in Genetically- or Diet-Induced Models. Adv. Mater., 2020, 32, 2003708. (Co-first author, IF= 30.849)

  • Yanfeng Zhou†, Qin Wang†, Bin Song, Sicong Wu, Yuanyuan Su, Huimin Zhang*, Yao He*. A Real-Time Documentation and Mechanistic Investigation of Quantum Dots-Induced Autophagy in Live Caenorhabditis Elegans. Biomaterials, 2015, 72, 38-48. (Co-first author, IF=12.479)

  • Yanfeng Zhou, Yun Zhang, Yiling Zhong, Rong Fu, Sicong Wu, Qin Wang, Houyu Wang, Yuanyuan Su, Huimin Zhang*, Yao He*. The In Vivo Targeted Molecular Imaging of Fluorescent Silicon Nanoparticles in Caenorhabditis Elegans. Nano Res., 2018, 11, 2336–2346. (IF= 8.897)

  • Yanfeng Zhou, Xiangxu Jiang, Jia Tang, Yuanyuan Su, Fei Peng, Yimei Lu, Rui Peng*, and Yao He*. A Silicon-Based Antibacterial Material Featuring Robust and High Antibacterial Activity. J. Mater. Chem. B, 2014, 2, 691-697. (IF=6.331)

  • Yanfeng Zhou†, Chang Liu†, Haiyun Song*. Innate Immunomodulatory Nanodevices for Cancer Therapy: A Review. J. Biomed. Nanotechnol. 2022, 18, 293-318. (Co-first author, IF=4.483)

  • Chang Liu†, Yanfeng Zhou†, Xiaoyuan Ji, Hui Xie, Xingjie Hu, Min Yin, Nan Chen*, Chunhai Fan*, Haiyun Song*. Nanobooster-encapsulated hybrid RNA as anti-tumor viral mimicry. Nano Today, 2021, 38, 101211. (Co-first author, IF=20.722)

  • Houyu Wang†, Yanfeng Zhou†, Xiangxu Jiang, Bin Sun, Ying Zhu, Hui Wang, Yuanyuan Su, and Yao He*. Simultaneous Capture, Detection, and Inactivation of Bacteria as Enabled by a Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Multifunctional Chip. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 5132-5136. (Co-first author, IF= 15.336)

  • Qin Wang†, Yanfeng Zhou†, Bin Song, Yiling Zhong, Sicong Wu, Rongrong Cui, Haixia Cong, Yuanyuan Su, Huimin Zhang*, and Yao He*. Linking Subcellular Disturbance to Physiological Behavior and Toxicity Induced by Quantum Dots in Caenorhabditis Elegans. Small, 2016, 12, 23, 3143-3154. (Co-first author, IF= 13.281)

  • Teng Liu†, Rui Xing†, Yanfeng Zhou†, Jue Zhang, Yuanyuan Su, Keqin Zhang, Yao He*, Yanghu SiMa*, Shiqing Xu*. Hematopoiesis Toxicity Induced by CdTe Quantum Dots Determined in an Invertebrate Model Organism. Biomaterials, 2014, 35, 2942-2951. (Co-first author, IF= 12.479)

  • Rui Xing†, Kaile Li†, Yanfeng Zhou†, Yuanyuan Su, Siqi Yan, Kailong Zhang, Sicong Wu, Yanghu SiMa, Keqin Zhang**, Yao He ***, Shiqing Xu*. Impact of Fluorescent Silicon Nanoparticles on Circulating Hemolymph and Hematopoiesis in an Invertebrate Model Organism. Chemosphere, 2016, 159, 628-637. (Co-first author, IF=7.086)