External Grants

Year Project Title Source of Grant
2016 Hong Kong Chinese Materia Medica Standards for Decoction Pieces HKgovt
2016 Cortical cholecystokinin as a chemical switch enabling auditory long-term potentiation in the thalamus GRF
2016 Vagus nerve stimulation modulates neuronal spike field phase locking and synchrony cross areas associated with facilitation of decision-making in rats GRF
2016 Development of an integrated microfluidic-based system for single cell mutation analysis and drug sensitivity test of circulating tumor cells/cell clusters GRF
2016 Study of Slippery Nanocomposite with Controlled Self-healing Ability for Biofouling Prevention GRF
2016 New insight into HDAC1 as a molecular linker between neurodegeneration and circadian clocks ECS
2016 The role of tumor-secreted miR-125b in fibroblast differentiation during metastasis ECS
2016 A functional study of the Glut1/BSG1 complex in photoreceptors: a possible therapeutic target for degeneration? ECS
2016 The neurobiological mechanisms of schizophrenia via graphene-based wearable electronics ECS
2016 Detection of Actionable Genetic Alterations in Lung Cancer ITF
2016 Development of Smart Theranostic Agents for Imaging and Photoinactivation of beta-Lactamase-Producing Bacteria HMRF
2016 Unveiling the Disseminative Characteristics and Bacterial Fitness of Major Multidrug Resistance Plasmids by Genomics and RNomics Analysis HMRF
2016 Local Infusion of Cholecystokinin in the Auditory Cortex and Successive Sound Stimuli Lead to Epileptic Seizures HMRF
2016 Targeting Oncogenic MicoRNA-125 in Acute Myeloid Leukemia HMRF
2016 Neuronal Mechanism of Cholecystokinin-Facilitated Cross-modal Learning and Memory CRF
2015 Molecular basis for interspecies transmission and pathogenesis of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus TBRS
2015 Elucidating the Functional Significance of the Lrwd1-ORC Interaction ECS
2015 Dissecting Regulatory Mechanisms Underlying the Poor Prognosis Colon Cancer Subtype ECS
2015 Development of Self-healable Omniphobic Materials towards Fouling Prevention of Complex Fluids ECS
2015 How Activation of the Auditory Thalamus Induces Neuronal Plasticity in the Auditory Cortex? GRF
2015 The Molecular Mechanism of PIM1 Response to Facilitate Human Enterovirus 71 Infection GRF
2015 Targeting Vegal Afferent in Learning and Memory Impairments Associated with Chronic Visceral Pain: The Role of Cholecystokinin GRF
2015 Ablation of Lhx15 Gene Expression in Cerebellar Purkinje Cells Delay Peripheral Nervous System Regeneration GRF
2015 Quantitative Study of Cancer Stem Cells Growth, Migration and Communication with Cancer Cells in a Microfluidic-based Biomimetic Microenvironment GRF
2015 Use of Small Chemical Vacuolin-1 as a Novel Anti-Cancer Therapeutic Drug ITF
2015 pro-siRNA for Highly Potent and Cost-effective RNAi Therapeutics ITF
2015 RNomics Study of the Emerging Incompatibility Group X3 Plasmid Carrying blaNDM-1 in Hong Kong HMRF
2015 Four Dimensional Live Imaging of Zebrafish Embryonic Development Using Light Sheet Microscopy and Biocomputational Tools CRF
2015 Lycium barbarum polysaccharides accelerate axonal regeneration: Possible implications for nerve repair HMRF
2014 The Role of AP-4 in the Transcriptional Control of p53 Gene DON
2014 Mechanism of Potentiating HIV Antigen-specific CD8+ T cells CRF
2014 How Brain Encodes Memory DON
2014 Applying a Novel cADPR Photoaffinity Labelling Analogue to Dissect the Cyclic ADP-Ribose (cADPR)-Ca2+ Signaling in Mammalian Cells GRF
2014 Brain Astrocytes Drive Mood and Cognitive Dysfunction in Chronic Visceral Pain GRF
2014 Development of Boron Dipyrromethene Based Quenchers as Key Components of Smart Fluorescent Probes for Bioimaging GRF
2014 Functional analysis of the role of Mcm3 in epigenetic gene silencing GRF
2014 Investigation of the Molecular Mechanisms of Hsp27 Response to Facilitate Human Enterovirus 71 Infection GRF
2014 Rnomic study of the emerging incompatibility group X3 plasmid carrying blaNDM-1 in Hong Kong HMRF
2014 Development of Anti-cancer Therapy with Externally Activated Nanomedicine ITF
2013 Development of Cell Manipulation Tools for Probing Functional Mechanism of Hematopoietic Cells: Robotics, Optical tweezers, and Hematopoiesis CRF
2013 Molecular Study of Drosophila Gemin5 ECS
2013 Brainstem - Cortex Synaptic Plasticity in the Trigeminal Neuropathic Pain GRF
2013 Dissecting the Mechanism and Function of TPC2 Signaling in Autophagy Maturation in Mammalian Cells GRF
2013 Participation of the Thalamus in the Establishment of Cross-modal Association between the Auditory and Visual Systems GRF
2013 Therapeutic Potential of Heat Shock Protein 27 on Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy GRF
2013 Uncovering the Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Delayed Heart Regeneration in the Zebrafish Mutant Breakdance GRF
2013 Molecular Mechanism of Ciguatera Fish Poisoning Associated Neurological Effects and Identification of Potential Treatment HMRF
2013 Rewiring the De-afferented Thalamic and Cortical Neurons to the Remaining Auditory Inputs: A Model for Treatment of Tinnitus Patients HMRF
2013 Sensitization of Anterior Cingulate Cortex, Upregulation of NR2B Receptors and Astroglial Glutamate-glutamine Shuttle Contribute to Pain Responses in Rats with Chronic Pancreatitis HMRF
2013 Therapeutic Potential of Heat Shock Protein 27 on Guillain-Barre Syndrome HMRF
2013 Understanding the Small RNA-regulated Dissemination of Emerging Multidrug Resistant Mobile Elements in Hong Kong HMRF
2012 – Present Hong Kong Chinese Materia Medica Standards Project (Phase VII–X) HKgovt
2012 Molecular Determinants of Critical Period in Peripheral Nerve Regeneration ECS
2012 Accumulative Effect of Stimulus-Specific Adaptation through the Ascending Pathway to the Auditory Cortex GRF
2012 Integration of Biomimetic Microparticle-based Multiplexed Assays and Microfluidic Systems for High Throughput Quantitative Detection and Discrimination of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals GRF
2012 Multifunctional Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Targeted Delivery, Chemotherapy, and Photodynamic Therapy GRF
2012 The Prefrontal Cortex as a Key Target of the Visceral Pain Processing in Adult Rats Following Maternal Separation Stress in Infancy GRF
2012 Molecular Characterizations of the Emerging Multidrug Resistance Escherichia coli in Hong Kong: An RNomics Analysis HMRF
2012 Development of Quantative Immuno-chemiluminescence Kit for Biomarkers of Gastric Cancer, CEA, CA19-9, CA72-4 and CA50 ITF
2012 Stem Cell Strategy for Nervous System Disorders TBRS
2011 The Interaction of Stimulus-specific Adaptation between the Thalamic Reticular Nucleus and Medial Geniculate Body GRF
2011 Vagal Afferent Neuronal Plasticity: Implication in the Emesis Related to Chemotherapy GRF
2011 Cell-based Heart Regeneration: Biology of Cell Engineering TBRS
2010 THR286 Phosphorylated αCaMKII in Anterior Cingulate Cortex Mediates Visceral Pain in Visceral Hypersensitive Rats GRF
2006 Biochip Technology Development DON

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