Kyle Kok Loong PHUA

Assistant Professor Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

(65) 6601 3877

E4 05-12


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  • PhD (Biomedical Engineering) Duke University, 2014
  • MSc (Chemical Engineering) NUS-UIUC Joint MSc, 2002
  • BEng (Chemical Engineering) NUS, 2001

Research Interests

  • Drug/gene delivery science
  • RNA nanomedicine
  • Immuno/bio/nano-engineering
  • Biomaterials

Selected Publications

K. Phua, K.W. Leong, Microscale oral delivery devices incorporating nanoparticles, Nanomedicine (Lond), 5 (2010) 161-163.

K.K.L. Phua, E.R.H. Roberts, K.W. Leong, Degradable Polymers, in: Comprehensive Biomaterials, Elsevier, 2011, pp. 381-415

K.K. Phua, K.W. Leong, S.K. Nair, Transfection efficiency and transgene expression kinetics of mRNA delivered in naked and nanoparticle format, Journal of controlled release, 166 (2013) 227-233.

K.K. Phua, D. Boczkowski, J. Dannull, S. Pruitt, K.W. Leong, S.K. Nair, Whole blood cells loaded with messenger RNA as an anti-tumor vaccine, Advanced healthcare materials, 3 (2014) 837-842.

K.K. Phua, S.K. Nair, K.W. Leong, Messenger RNA (mRNA) nanoparticle tumour vaccination, Nanoscale, 6 (2014) 7715-7729.

K.K. Phua, H.F. Staats, K.W. Leong, S.K. Nair, Intranasal mRNA nanoparticle vaccination induces prophylactic and therapeutic anti-tumor immunity, Sci Rep, 4 (2014) 5128.