Dr Chun Xu

NHMRC Early Career Fellow

School of Dentistry
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
+61 7 336 58127


Dr. Chun Xu received his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering and Nanotechnology at The University of Queensland, Australia in 2016. Before that, he got a M.D.S. in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a B.D.S. in Dentistry from Wuhan University, China. He is currently a NHMRC Senior Research Officer and C.J. Martin fellow at The University of Queensland. He has published over 36 peer-reviewed scientific papers in top journals and hold 3 patents. He also serves as review editor on the editorial board of Nanoscience, Frontiers in Chemistry. He is a member of ISO experts committee for Nanoscience and Nanotechnologies. His reseach interests include the application of nanomaterials for biomedical applications.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Master of Stomatological Medicine, Wuhan University
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Wuhan University


  • Albashari, Abdullkhaleg, He, Yan, Zhang, Yanni, Ali, Jihea, Lin, Feiou, Zheng, Zengming, Zhang, Keke, Cao, Yanfan, Xu, Chun, Luo, Lihua, Wang, Jianming and Ye, Qingsong (2020). Thermosensitive bFGF-modified hydrogel with dental pulp stem cells on neuroinflammation of spinal cord injury. ACS Omega, 5 (26) acsomega.0c01379, 16064-16075. doi: 10.1021/acsomega.0c01379

  • Zhou, Xingwu, Luo, Zhimin, Baidya, Avijit, Kim, Han-jun, Wang, Canran, Jiang, Xing, Qu, Moyuan, Zhu, Jixiang, Ren, Li, Vajhadin, Fereshteh, Tebon, Peyton, Zhang, Niyuan, Xue, Yumeng, Feng, Yudi, Xue, Chengbin, Chen, Yi, Lee, KangJu, Lee, Junmin, Zhang, Shiming, Xu, Chun, Ashammakhi, Nureddin, Ahadian, Samad, Dokmeci, Mehmet Remzi, Gu, Zhen, Sun, Wujin and Khademhosseini, Ali (2020). Biodegradable beta-cyclodextrin conjugated gelatin methacryloyl microneedle for delivery of water-insoluble drug. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 9 (11) 2000527, 2000527. doi: 10.1002/adhm.202000527

  • Hoffman, Tyler, Antovski, Petar, Tebon, Peyton, Xu, Chun, Ashammakhi, Nureddin, Ahadian, Samad, Morsut, Leonardo and Khademhosseini, Ali (2020). Synthetic biology and tissue engineering: toward fabrication of complex and smart cellular constructs. Advanced Functional Materials, 30 (26) 1909882, 1909882. doi: 10.1002/adfm.201909882

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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Master Philosophy

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PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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  • Master Philosophy — Associate Advisor