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Metabolic and Ocular Disorders

Subject Coordinators:

Dr Kenneth CHENG

Prof. Shea-ping YIP

 

Sub-thematic areas:

Molecular mechanisms of metabolic and ocular disorders for diagnosis and treatment

Dr David CAI

Email: david-yin.cai@polyu.edu.hk

 

Cardiac energy metabolism under physiological and pathological conditions

Dr Alvin MA

Email: alvin.ma@polyu.edu.hk

 

1. Developing zebrafish model for myopia genetics   

2. The role of exercise and autophagy in metabolic disorders

Dr Chien-ling HUANG

Email: cl.huang@polyu.edu.hk

 

Functional Role of Genetic Variants in Myopia

Dr Chi-ming WONG

Email: chi-ming.cm.wong@polyu.edu.hk

 

GPCR signaling pathways in metabolic dysregulation 

Dr Helen LAW

Email: helen.law@polyu.edu.hk

 

Diabetes, Chronic Kidney Diseases

Dr Kenneth CHENG

Email: kenneth.ky.cheng@polyu.edu.hk

 

Understand the pathogenesis of pancreatic beta cell failure and adipose tissue dysfunction in obesity and type 2 diabetes 

Dr Lawrence CHAN

Email: wing.chi.chan@polyu.edu.hk

 

 

Prof. Shea-ping YIP

Email: shea.ping.yip@polyu.edu.hk

 

 

 

Discovery of biomarkers for metabolic and ocular disorders diagnosis

Dr David CAI

Email: david-yin.cai@polyu.edu.hk

 

The new biomarker discovery for early detection of diabetic cardiomyopathy

Dr Gloria LI

Email: gloria-hy.li@polyu.edu.hk

 

Identification of biomarkers and therapeutic targets for endocrine disorders

Dr Alvin MA

Email: alvin.ma@polyu.edu.hk

 

Identifying novel genetic markers for myopia and other ocular disorders 

Dr Chi-ming WONG

Email: chi-ming.cm.wong@polyu.edu.hk

 

Novel biomarkers for prediabetes, diabetes, and associated complications 

Dr Helen LAW

Email: helen.law@polyu.edu.hk

 

Diabetes, Chronic Kidney Diseases 

Dr Kenneth CHENG

Email: kenneth.ky.cheng@polyu.edu.hk

 

Identifieication of new biomarkers for type 2 diabetes 

Dr Lawrence CHAN

Email: wing.chi.chan@polyu.edu.hk

 

 

Prof. Shea-ping YIP

Email: shea.ping.yip@polyu.edu.hk

 

 

 

Immune regulation of metabolic homeostasis

Dr Kenneth CHENG

Email: kenneth.ky.cheng@polyu.edu.hk

 

 

Dr Chi-ming WONG

Email: chi-ming.cm.wong@polyu.edu.hk

 

Role of immune cells in metabolism, and Metabolism in Regulating Immune Cell Fate Decisions

 

 

Discovery of imaging markers for metabolic disorders diagnosis

Dr Helen LAW

Email: helen.law@polyu.edu.hk              

 

Diabetes, Chronic Kidney Diseases 

 

Monitoring and predicting metabolic disorders treatment outcomes

Dr Gloria LI

Email: gloria-hy.li@polyu.edu.hk

 

Development of risk prediction algorithms for early diagnosis of diseases

Dr Alvin MA

Email: alvin.ma@polyu.edu.hk

 

The use of autophagy in monitoring and predicting the treatment outcomes of metabolic disorders 

Dr Chien-ling HUANG

Email: cl.huang@polyu.edu.hk

 

 

Dr Chi-ming WONG

Email: chi-ming.cm.wong@polyu.edu.hk

 

New way to monitor diabetes and other metabolic disorders

Dr Fiona CHEN

Email: fiona.chen@polyu.edu.hk

 

Discovery and use of innovative imaging biomarkers for tailoring and improving stroke diagnosis and treatment. 

Discovery of neuroinflammatory biomarkers for exploring the mechanisms of stroke caused by intracranial atherosclerosis and improving drug treatment.

Dr Helen LAW

Email: helen.law@polyu.edu.hk

 

Diabetes, Chronic Kidney Diseases

Dr Kenneth CHENG

Email: kenneth.ky.cheng@polyu.edu.hk

 

Predict the risk of type 2 diabetes and its complications

Dr Lawrence CHAN

Email: wing.chi.chan@polyu.edu.hk

Bioinformatics, clinical decision support.

 

 

Prof. Shea-ping YIP

Email: shea.ping.yip@polyu.edu.hk