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 2021

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

Mar 2021

Dr. Zhao was on a panel with Prof. Robert Langer, Prof. Paul Weiss, and Prof. Zhen Gu at iCANX Talks. See replays at iCANX and YouTube.

Dec 2020

Chuanzhen won the Materials Research Society (MRS) Gold Graduate Student Award! See news at UCLA and MRS.

Sep 2020

Chuanzhen received the Dimitris N Chorafas Foundation Award! See news at UCLA and the Dimitris N Chorafas Foundation.