Cui, Zhengrong, Ph.D.
Mannino Fellow
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics
DPRI 3.804

Selected Publications

X Li, AM Aldayel, Z Cui, Aluminum hydroxide nanoparticles show a stronger vaccine adjuvant activity than traditional aluminum hydroxide microparticles. J. Control. Release (2014) 173: 148-57.

YW Naguib, BL Rodriguez, X Li, SD Hursting, RO Williams 3rd, Z Cui, Solid lipid nanoparticle formulations of docetaxel prepared with high melting point triglycerides: in vitro and in vivo evaluations. Molecular Pharmaceutics (2014) 11 (4): 1239-49.

S Zhu, M Niu, HL O’Mary, Z Cui, Targeting of tumor-associated macrophages made possible by PEG-sheddable, mannose-modified nanoparticles. Molecular Pharmaceutics (2013) 10 (9): 3525-30.

BL Rodriguez JM Blando, DS Lansakara-P., Y Kiguchi, J DiGiovanni, Z Cui, Antitumor activity of tumor-targeting RNA replicase-based plasmid that express interleukin-2 in a murine melanoma model. Molecular Pharmaceutics (2013) 10 (6): 2404-15.

P Wongana, DS Lansakara-P., S Zhu, M Holzer, MA Sandoval, M Warthaka, Z Cui, Just getting into cells is not enough: Mechanisms underlying 4-(N)-stearoyl gemcitabine solid lipid nanoparticle’s ability to overcome gemcitabine resistance caused by RRM1 overexpression. J. Control. Release (2013) 169 (1-2): 17-27.

S Zhu, P Wonganan, DS Lansakara-P., HL O’Mary, Y Li, Z Cui, The effect of the acid-sensitivity of 4-(N)-stearoyl gemcitabine-loaded micelles on drug resistance caused by RRM1 overexpression. Biomaterials (2013) 34 (9): 2327-39.

A Kumar, P Wonganan, MA Sandoval, X Li, S Zhu, and Z Cui, Microneedle-mediated transcutaneous immunization with plasmid DNA coated on cationic PLGA nanoparticles. J. Control. Release (2012) 163 (2): 230-9.

S Zhu, DS Lansakara-P., X Li, and Z Cui, Lysosomal delivery of a lipophilic gemcitabine prodrug using novel acid-sensitive micelles improved its antitumor activity. Bioconjugate Chemistry (2012) 23(5):966-80.

BL Rodriguez, X Li, K Kiguchi, J DiGiovanni, EC Unger, Z Cui, Control of solid tumor growth in mice using EGF receptor targeted RNA replicase-based plasmid DNA. Nanomedicine (Lond) (2012) 7(4): 475-91.

BR Sloat, K Kiguchi, G Xiao, J DiGiovanni, W Maury, Z Cui, Transcutaneous DNA immunization following waxing-based hair depilation. J. Control. Release (2012) 157(1): 94-102.

MA Sandoval, BR Sloat, DSP Lansakara-P., A Kumar, BL Rodriguez, K Kiguchi, J DiGiovanni, Z Cui, EGFR-targeted stearoyl gemcitabine nanoparticles show enhanced anti-tumor activity. J. Control. Release (2012) 157(2): 287-296.

WG Chung, MA Sandoval, BR Sloat, DSP Lansakara-P., Z Cui, Stearoyl gemcitabine nanoparticles overcome resistance related to the over-expression of ribonucleotide reductase M1. J. Control. Release (2012) 157(1): 132-40.

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Last Reviewed: April 21, 2014

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Mailing Address:
Pharmaceutics Division
College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas
at Austin
2409 University Ave.
Stop A1900
Austin, TX, USA

Email Address: pharmacy


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