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Environment and Health
  • The environmental health research group focuses on health and disease mechanism and its relation with the environment.
  • Professor Chris Wong’s works on the impact of environmental pollutant, bisphenol A, a residual component of plastics, on human fertility has won great publicity.
  • Professor Zhao Zhongying’s group has established a state-of-the-art platform for automated screening of developmental defects with single-cell resolution after exposure to environmental challenges and has been outstanding in competing for RGC funding and generating significant publications.
  • Professor Ken Yung’s group patented and commercialized his nano-particle methodology for potential treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Professor NK Mak’s group has developed and patented multiple drugs that target nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC), an environment/diet dependent cancer that shows high incidence in Southern China (including Hong Kong).
  • Doctor Allen Cheung’s group is focused on understanding immune mechanisms underlying cancers, neurodegenerative diseases and persistent viral infections that are affected by the environmental and dietary factors.
  • Professor Pan-Jun Kim’s group focuses on computational modeling and large-scale data analysis of complex biological systems, including human microbial ecosystems in health and disease and biomolecular networks inside and between cells. Dr. Kim’s innovative research outcomes have been featured in BBC Future and other international news media.
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PROF. WONG, Chris Kong Chu (黃港住)
Acting Dean and Professor
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PROF. YUNG, Ken Kin Lam (翁建霖)
Professor Executive Associate Dean (EAD), Graduate School
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PROF. MAK, Nai Ki (麥乃岐)
Professor
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PROF. ZHAO, Zhongying (趙中應)
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DR. CHEUNG, Allen Ka Loon (張嘉龍)
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DR. KIM, Pan-Jun (金判俊)
Assistant Professor
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DR. SZE, Stephen Cho Wing (施祖榮)