Contact Information


MD Huazhong University of Science and Technology
BMed Huazhong University of Science and Technology
2022 – Present Research Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Macau
2021 – 2022 Postdoc/RA, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Macau
Research Interests
Precision oncology theranostics based on advanced nanotechnology and biomedical imaging.
Representative Publications
  1. Zhou, L. Q., Wu, X. L., Huang, S. Y., Wu, G. G., Ye, H. R., Wei, Q., Bao, L. Y., Deng, Y. B., Li, X. R., Cui, X. W.*, & Dietrich, C. F. Lymph node metastasis prediction from primary breast cancer US images using deep learning. Radiology. 2020; 294(1):19-28. (ESI Highly Cited Paper)
  2. Zhou, L. Q., Lyu, J. X., Liu, F., Su, Y. H, Feng, L., Zhang, X. J. *, Immunogenic PANoptosis-initiated Cancer Sono-Immune Reediting Nanotherapy by Iteratively Boosting Cancer Immunity Cycle. Advanced Materials 2023, 2305361.
  3. Zhou, L. Q., Feng, W., Chen, L., Huang, H., Huang, S. J., Chen, Q.*, Zhang, X. J.*, & Chen, Y.*. Targeting acidogenic metabolism by engineering self-catalytic siRNA nanocarriers/nanocatalysts for amplified tumor apoptosis/ferroptosis. Nano Today. 2022; 46:101623
  4. Zhou, L. Q., Feng, W., Mao, Y. H., Chen, Y.*, and Zhang, X. J.*. Nanoengineered Sonosensitive Platelets for Synergistically Augmented Sonodynamic Tumor Therapy by Glutamine Deprivation and Cascading Thrombosis. Bioactive Materials 2023; 24, 26-36
  5. Zhou, L. Q., Dong, C. H., Ding, L.*, Feng, W., Yu, L. D., Cui, X. W.*, & Chen, Y.*. Targeting ferroptosis synergistically sensitizes apoptotic sonodynamic antitumor nanotherapy. Nano Today. 2021; 39:101212.
  6. Zeng, Q. H.1, Ma, X.Y.1, Song, Y.M.H., Chen Q.Q., Jiao Q.L.*, & Zhou, L. Q.*, Targeting regulated cell death in tumor nanomedicines. Theranostics 2022; 12(2): 817-841. (ESI Highly Cited Paper)
  7. Zhou, L. Q., Huo, M. F., Qian, X. Q., Ding, L.*, Yu, L. D., Feng, W., Cui, X. W.*, & Chen, Y.*. Autophagy blockade synergistically enhances nanosonosensitizer-enabled sonodynamic cancer nanotherapeutics. Journal of Nanobiotechnology 19, 112, 2021.
  8. Zhou, L. Q., Li, P., Cui, X. W.*, & Dietrich, C. F. Ultrasound nanotheranostics in fighting cancer: Advances and prospects. Cancer Letters. 2020; 470:204-219.
  9. Xu, M.1, Zhou, L. Q.1, *, Zheng, L., Zhou, Q., Liu, K., Mao, Y., & Song, S*. Sonodynamic therapy-derived multimodal synergistic cancer therapy. Cancer Letters. 2021; 497:229-242. (ESI Highly Cited Paper)
  10. Zhou, L. Q., Wang, J. Y., Yu, S. Y., Wu, G. G., Wei, Q., Deng, Y. B., Wu, X. L., Cui, X. W.*, & Dietrich, C. F. Artificial intelligence in medical imaging of the liver. World Journal of Gastroenterology. 2019;25(6):672-682.
Research Grants
  • National Natural Science Foundation of China-Youth Science Fund Project (82302369)
  • Ministry of Education Frontiers Science Centre for Precision Oncology, University of Macau (FHS-FSCPO/011/2023)
  • 2018-2022 Ranking of top 100 Chinese experts with academic influence in the field of Medicine, Medicial Ultrasound (No. 64)
Professional Activities
  • Young Editorial Board Member of Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (IF: 10.2)
  • Young Editorial Board Member of VIEW (IF: 8.6)
  • Young Editorial Board Member of BMEMat
  • Young Editorial Board Member of iRADIOLOGY
  • Reviewer for AJPS, Journal of Advanced Research, Cancer Letters, Medical Physics, Heliyon, and other SCI journals