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Dr Daniel K.W. Mok
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Dr Mok Kam-wah, Daniel

Assoc. DoRCMI & Assoc. Professor

Education and Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science, The University of Hong Kong
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Hong Kong

Research Overview

Our research focuses on Metabolomics to understand Chronic Disease and Traditional Chinese Medicine; Quality control of Traditional Chinese Medicine; and Theoretical calculations to study reactions in the atmosphere.

Academic and Professional Experiences

  • Member of the Advisory Committee of the Government Chinese Medicines Testing Institute.
  • Member of Panel on Promoting Testing and Certification Services in Chinese Medicine Trade, Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification, Hong Kong.
  • Academic Advisor, Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Industry Association, Hong Kong.
  • Member of the Executive Committee, Modernized Chinese Medicine International Association, Hong Kong.

Research Interests

  • Theoretical Calculations
  • Chemometrics
  • Metabolomics
  • Chinese Medicine


  1. S.-j. Xiang, M.-h. Li, C.-o. Chan, Q. Shen, S.-b. Chen, B.-c. An, A.C.-y. Yuen, W.-f. Wu, H.-h. Tang, S.-w. Cao, S.-f. Ruan, Z.-x. Wang, L.-d. Weng, H.-x. Zhu, H.-j. Chen, M.Y.-M. Wong, Y. Zhang, D.K.-W. Mok*, and Q. Liu, 'Altered metabolites in guinea pigs with allergic asthma after acupoint sticking therapy: New insights from a metabolomics approach'. Phytomedicine,  54 (2019) 182-194.
  2. C.O. Chan, X.J. Xie, S.W. CWan, G.L. Zhou, A.C.Y. Yuen, D.K.W. Mok*, and S.B. Chen, 'Qualitative and quantitative analysis of sesquiterpene lactones in Centipeda minima by UPLC–Orbitrap–MS & UPLC-QQQ-MS' Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 174 (2019) 360-366.
  3. H.H. Xiao, T.T. Sham, C.O. Chan, M.H. Li, X. Chen, Q.C. Wu, D.K.W. Mok, X.S. Yao and M.S. Wong, "A Metabolomics Study on the Bone Protective Effects of a Lignan-Rich Fraction From Sambucus Williamsii Ramulus in Aged Rats" Frontiers in Pharmacology, 9 (2018), Article 932.
  4. H.Y. Wong, M.Y.M. Wong, B. Hu, P.K. So, C.O. Chan, D.K.W. Mok*, and Z.P. Yao, "Rapid differentiation of Ganoderma species by direct ionization mass spectrometry". Analytica Chimica Acta, 999 (2018) 99-106.
  5. T.T. Sham, M.H. Li, C.O. Chan, H. Zhang, S.W. Chan and D.K.W. Mok*, "Cholesterol-lowering effects of piceatannol, a stilbene from wine, using untargeted metabolomics" Journal Functional Foods, 28 (2017) 122-137.
  6. M. Ng, D.K.W. Mok, E.P.F. Lee, and J.M. Dyke, ' The Atmospherically Important Reaction of Hydroxyl Radicals with Methyl Nitrate: A Theoretical Study Involving the Calculation of Reaction Mechanisms, Enthalpies, Activation Energies, and Rate Coefficients' Journal Physical Chemistry A, 121 (2017) 6554-6567
  7. R. Chow, D. K. W. Mok, E. P. F. Lee, J. M. Dyke, "A theoretical study of the atmospherically important radical-radical reaction BrO + HO2; the product channel O-2(a(1)Delta(g)) + HOBr is formed with the highest rate." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 18 (2016), 30554-30569.
  8. Y.F. Xing, Z. Zhang, W.J. Fu, D.Q. Zhou, A. C. Y. Yuen, D.K.W. Mok, C.O. Chan, G.D. Tong, "Shugan Xiaozhi Decoction Attenuates Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) by enhancing PPARα and L-FABP expressions in High-fat-fed Rats" Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, (2016) Article no. 7870789.
  9. M. Ng, D.K.W. Mok*, E.P.F. Lee, and J.M. Dyke, A theoretical study of the mechanism of the atmospherically relevant reaction of chlorine atoms with methyl nitrate, and calculation of the reaction rate coefficients at temperatures relevant to the troposphere' Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 17 (2015) 7463-7476.
  10. N.P. Dong, Y.Z. Liang, Q.S. Xu, D.K.W. Mok, L.Z. Yi, H.M. Lu, M. He, and W. Fan, 'Prediction of Peptide Fragment Ion Mass Spectra by Data Mining Techniques' Analytical Chemistry, 86 (2014) 7446-7454.


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