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Chuanzhen Zhao is a postdoctoral scholar in Prof. Zhenan Bao's lab at Stanford University. Dr. Zhao currently works on developing flexible and stretchable biosensors and bioelectronics.


Dr. Zhao did his Ph.D. with Prof. Paul S. Weiss and Prof. Anne M. Andrews at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). His Ph.D. research focused on developing translational biosensors, including implantable neuroprobes and wearable devices, to monitor chemical signaling in the body.

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Nov 2022

Dr. Zhao was named to Forbes 30 Under 30 in Science! Check out the news in Forbes and UCLA.

Nov 2022

Our work on flexible neuroprobes was out in ACS Sensors! We developed an implantable polyimide neuroprobe for neurotransmitter monitoring. Check out this paper here!

Sep 2022

​Chuanzhen served as the MC at the eWEAR Symposium 2022 at Stanford. Check out this event here!

Mar 2022

Our work on a wearable smartwatch platform for sweat cortisol monitoring using novel biosensors was highlighted at BBC NewsUCLA Newsroom, EurekAlert, and UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry! Check out this paper in Science Advances.

Nov 2021

Our new paper on implantable aptamer field-effect transistor neuroprobes was out in Science Advances! Check out the news from UCLA.

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