Biomaterials Science 10th Anniversary Reviewer Spotlight- Honggang Cui

Biomaterials Science is delighted to recognise our outstanding reviewers for their support and significant contributions to the journal. As part of the 10th Anniversary celebrations, we are highlighting some of our most loyal reviewers in a ‘Reviewer Spotlight’ series. We are grateful to all our reviewers and appreciate the dedication and support they give to the journal.

Honggang Cui is a Biomaterials Science reviewer and has received an outstanding reviewer award for his contributions to the journal in 2020. Find out more about Honggang below and read his interview with advice for reviewers for the journal.


Honggang Cui is an associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at The John Hopkins University with a joint appointment in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.  Dr. Cui works on the development of supramolecular biomaterials and drug-based assemblies, with the goal of improving the current treatment and prevention of some important human diseases.


1. What do you like most about being a reviewer for Biomaterials Science?

The opportunity to learn something exciting and new. I also enjoy having the opportunity to help the authors improve the quality of their manuscript.


2. What would you recommend to new reviewers to ensure their report is helpful?

A manuscript cannot solve all the problems in the field. So long as a manuscript can teach us something new and important, it is a good manuscript worthy of sharing with the community. Questions raised should be centered on the key points that the authors tried to convey in their manuscript. Even if you recommend rejection, please explain your rationale and provide constructive suggestions as to how the manuscript can be further improved.


You can find out more about Honggang and his research on his webpage

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