Personal Details

This page is maintained by .

Dr. XUE Kun

Scientist I


Soft Materials (SOF) Department


2 Fusionopolis Way, Innovis, #08-03, Singapore 138634

Research Details

  • Biomaterials
  • In vivo performance of materials
  • Drug Delivery
  • Supramolecular hydrogels
  • Biodegradable polymers
  • Thermogels
  • Hydrogel formulation and characterization including rheological
  • Polymer synthesis and characterization
  • Materials design for in vivo usage
  • In vivo animal testing
  • Thermogels for ophthalmic applications

2017 - present : Scientist, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (Singapore)

2010-2011       : Research Officer, Genome Institute of Singapore

Ph.D. Applied Biological Sciences (Biomaterials), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2017)

B.Sc Biochemistry, Imperial College London (2010)

National Science Scholarship (Ph.D.), A*STAR (2011)

National Science Scholarship (BS), A*STAR (2007)

K. Xue, X. Zhao, Z. Zhang, B. Qiu, Q.S.W Tan, K.H. Ong, Z. Liu, B.H. Parikh, A.B. Veluchamy, W. Yu, X. Wang, G. Lingam, W. Hunziker, X. Su, X.J. Loh (2019). “Sustained delivery of anti-VEGFs from thermogel depots inhibits angiogenesis without the need for multiple injections." Biomater. Sci. DOI:  10.1039/C9BM01049A

J.Y.C. Lim, S.S. Goh, S.S. Liow, K. Xue, X.J. Loh (2019) Molecular gel sorbent materials for environmental remediation and wastewater treatment. J. Mater. Chem. A, 7, 18759-18791 

K. Xue, X. Wang, P. W. Yong, D. J. Young, Y.-L. Wu, Z. Li and X. J. Loh (2019). "Hydrogels as Emerging Materials for Translational Biomedicine." Adv Therap. 2(1): 1800088.
K. Xue, S. S. Liow, A. A. Karim, Z. Li and X. J. Loh (2018). "A Recent Perspective on Noncovalently Formed Polymeric Hydrogels." The Chemical Record 18(10): 1517-1529.
Dong, Y., W. Wang, O. Veiseh, E. A. Appel, K. Xue, M. J. Webber, B. C. Tang, X.-W. Yang, G. C. Weir, R. Langer and D. G. Anderson (2016). "Injectable and Glucose-Responsive Hydrogels Based on Boronic Acid–Glucose Complexation." Langmuir 32(34): 8743-8747.


D.G. Anderson, E.A. Appel, Y. Dong, R.S. Langer, B.C. Tang, O Veiseh, W. Wang, M.J. Webber, K. Xue, "Polymers, hydrogels and uses thereof. US Patent Application Number: 20160280827. Publication date: 29 September 2016

X. Su, X.J. Loh, K. Xue, X. Zhao, W. Hunziker, X. Wang, Z. Liu, G. Lingam, V.A. Barathi, B. Qiu, “Sustained delivery of anti-VEGFs from thermogel depots inhibits angiogenesis without the need for multiple injections”. Singapore patent application number: 10201907554S. Priority date: 16 August 2019

Last updated on : 01 Oct 2019 05:12 PM