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Yawen Li, PhD

Assistant Professor

Education and Training

College: Beihang University, Beijing, China

Graduate School: University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO

Selected Publications from a Total of 9

Yawen Li, Ming-Kuan Chyan, Donald K. Hamlin, Holly Nguyen, Robert Vessella, and D. Scott Wilbur, Evaluation of radioiodinated protein conjugates and their potential metabolites containing lysine-urea-glutamate (LuG), PEG and closo-decaborate(2-) as models for targeting astatine-211 to metastatic prostate cancer, Nuclear Medicine and Biology, May 3, 2020.

Li Y, Hamlin DK, Chyan M-K, Morscheck TM, Ferrier MG, Wong R, Wilbur DS, Investigation of a tellurium-packed column for isolation of astatine-211 from irradiated bismuth targets and demonstration of a semi-automated system, Scientific Reports, (2019)9:16960.

Li, Yawen; Hamlin, Donald K.; Chyan, Ming-Kuan; Wong, Roger; Dorman, Eric; Emery, Robert; Woodle, Doug; Manger, Ronald L.; Nartea, Marg; Kenoyer, Aimee; Green, Damian; Press, Oliver W.; Storb, Rainer; Sandmaier, Brenda M.; Wilbur, D. Scott, Quality assurance and labeling chemistry qualification for cGMP production of astatine-211 labeled anti-CD45 antibodies used in allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for the treatment of advanced hematopoietic malignancies, PLOS ONE, 2018 Oct 18; 13(10):e0205135.

E.R. Balkin, K. Gagnon, E. Dorman, R. Emery, Y. Li, A. Lake Wooten, B.E. Smith, K.T. Strong, P. J. Pauzauskie, M.E. Fassbender, C.S. Cutler, A.R. Ketring, S.S. Jurisson, D.S. Wilbur, Scale-up of high specific activity 186gRe production using graphite-encased thick 186W targets and demonstration of an efficient target recycling process, Radiochimica Acta, 2017, 105(12), 1071-1081.

Research Interests

  • Therapeutic and diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals
  • Astatine labeling reagents for small molecule labeling
  • Chemical methods for separation of high specific activity medical radionuclides