Dr. George Y. Wu has been a pioneer of targeted delivery of biological substances specifically to hepatocytes. He developed targeted gene delivery and mitochondria. He has received an American Gastroenterological Association/Industry Research Scholar Award, American Liver Foundation Research Prize, and AGA-Gastroenterology Research Group Young Scientist Award, and he was elected a fellow of the AGA and the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. He was elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation and Association of American Physicians and was a Fulbright Specialist. He has published 170 articles, has edited 12 books, and is an editor in chief of the Journal of Clinical and Translational Hepatology.