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Yunn-Hwa Ma (馬蘊華)


Lab:Pharmacology Laboratory


University/Nation:University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA

Tel+886-3-2118800 ext 5266


Research website :  https://www.linkedin.com/in/yunn-hwa-ma-16179b11/

Research interests:

- Magnetic nanoparticles as drug carriers for target therapeutics

- Vascular biology and signal transduction


List of Publications (2016-present):

2019          Ma YH*, Liu CH, Liang Y, Chen JP and Wu T: Target delivery of plasminogen activators for thrombolytic therapy: an Integrative evaluation. Molecules 24, 3407; 2019.

2019          Świętek M*, Lu YC, Konefał R, Ferreira LP, Cruz MM, Ma YH* and Daniel Horák: Scavenging of reactive oxygen species by phenolic compound-modified maghemite nanoparticles. Beilstein J. Nanotechnol 10, 1073–1088, 2019.

2019           Chiu CY, Chung TW, Chen SY, Ma YH*: Effects of PEGylation on capture of dextran-coated magnetic nanoparticles in microcirculation. International Journal of Nanomedicine 14 4767–4780, 2019.

2019          Liu CH, Hsu HL, Chen JP, Wu T, Ma YH*: Thrombolysis induced by intravenous administration of plasminogen activator in magnetoliposomes: Dual targeting by magnetic and thermal manipulation. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine. 20, 1549-9634, 2019.

2019          Cheng MC, Lu YC, Wu J* and Ma YH*: Gallate-induced nanoparticle uptake by tumor cells: Structure-activity relationships: Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 179, 28-36, 2019.

2019          Lin YL, Lin YC, Wang LJ, Ngo ST, Ma YH*: Renal perfusion assessment using magnetic nanoparticles with 7T dynamic susceptibility contrast MRI in rats. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 475: 76-82, 2019.

2019          Patsula V, Moskvin M, Siow WX, Konefal R, Ma YH*, Daniel Horák* : Antioxidant polymer-modified maghemite nanoparticles. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 473: 517-526, 2019.

2018          Siow WX, Chang YT, Babič M, Lu YC, Horák D, and Ma YH*: Interaction of poly(L-lysine) coating and heparan sulfate proteoglycan on magnetic nanoparticle uptake by tumor cells. Int J Nanomed.  13:1693–1706, 2018.

2018           Ma YH*, Huang CW, Wen CJ, Lu YC, Wey SP, Wun TC: Passivating injured endothelium with kinexins in thrombolytic therapy. Thrombosis and Hemostasis 118(1): 90-102, 2018.

2017           Lu YC, Chang FY, Tu SJ, Chen JP, Ma YH*: Cellular uptake of magnetite nanoparticles enhanced by NdFeB magnets in staggered arrangement. Article reference: MAGMA62080 Journal title: Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 427: 71-80, 2017.

2016              Chen JP, Liu CH, Hsu HL, Wu T, Lu YJ and Ma YH*: Magnetically controlled release of recombinant tissue plasminogen activator from chitosan nanocomposites for targeted thrombolysis. Journal of Materials Chemistry B 4(15): 2578-2590, 2016.

International Affairs

  1. Antioxidative magnetic nanoparticles based on natural antioxidants: Nanoparticle-cell interactions.
  2. Antioxidant phenolic compound-modified magnetic nanoparticles for treatment of oxidative stress-related pathologies: Study of nano-biointerfaces.


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