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Prof. Ken Kin Lam Yung

Hong Kong Baptist University, China

Email: kklyung@hkbu.edu.hk


1995 Doctor of Philosophy,University of Oxford,  Anatomical Neuropharmacology

1992 Master of Philosophy, The University of Hong Kong, Neuroanatomy and physiology

1989 Bachelor of Science, Hong Kong Baptist College (University), Applied Biology

Publications (selected)

  1. PENG, Y.-K., C. N. P. LUI, T.-H. LIN, C. CHANG, et al. Multifunctional Silica-Coated Iron Oxide Nanoparticles: A Facile Four-in-One System for In-Situ Study of Neural Stem Cells Harvesting. Faraday Discussions, 2014.
  2. CHEN, L. W., F. KUANG, L. C. WEI, Y. X. DING, et al. Potential application of induced pluripotent stem cells in cell replacement therapy for Parkinson's disease. CNS Neurol Disord Drug Targets, Jun 2011, 10(4), 449-458.
  3. CHU, J. M., Y. S. CHAN, L. W. CHEN AND K. K. YUNG Neurokinin receptor 3 peptide exacerbates 6-hydroxydopamine-induced dopaminergic degeneration in rats through JNK pathway. J Neurochem, Nov 2012, 123(3), 417-427.
  4. CHU, J. M., L. W. CHEN, Y. S. CHAN AND K. K. YUNG Neuroprotective effects of neurokinin receptor one in dopaminergic neurons are mediated through Akt/PKB cell signaling pathway. Neuropharmacology, Dec 2011, 61(8), 1389-1398.
  5. CHU, J. M., D. K. LEE, D. P. WONG, R. N. WONG, et al. Ginsenosides attenuate methylglyoxal-induced impairment of insulin signaling and subsequent apoptosis in primary astrocytes. Neuropharmacology, Oct 2014, 85, 215-223.
  6. HUANG, Y., H. KO, Z. H. CHEUNG, K. K. YUNG, et al. Dual actions of brain-derived neurotrophic factor on GABAergic transmission in cerebellar Purkinje neurons. Exp Neurol, Feb 2012, 233(2), 791-798.
  7. LAI, C. H., C. N. YIU, S. K. LAI, K. P. NG, et al. Maturation of canal-related brainstem neurons in the detection of horizontal angular acceleration in rats. J Comp Neurol, May 15 2010, 518(10), 1742-1763.
  8. LEUNG, T. C., C. N. LUI, L. W. CHEN, W. H. YUNG, et al. Ceftriaxone ameliorates motor deficits and protects dopaminergic neurons in 6-hydroxydopamine-lesioned rats. ACS Chem Neurosci, Jan 18 2012, 3(1), 22-30.
  9. LI, Q., Y. KE, D. C. CHAN, Z. M. QIAN, et al. Therapeutic deep brain stimulation in Parkinsonian rats directly influences motor cortex. Neuron, Dec 6 2012, 76(5), 1030-1041.
  10. LUI, C. N., Y. P. TSUI, A. S. HO, D. K. SHUM, et al. Neural stem cells harvested from live brains by antibody-conjugated magnetic nanoparticles. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl, Nov 18 2013, 52(47), 12298-12302.
  11. LUI, N. P., L. W. CHEN, W. H. YUNG, Y. S. CHAN, et al. Endogenous repair by the activation of cell survival signalling cascades during the early stages of rat Parkinsonism. PLoS One,  2012, 7(12), e51294.
  12. MA, C. W., C. H. LAI, S. K. LAI, Y. C. TSE, et al. Developmental distribution of vestibular nuclear neurons responsive to different speeds of horizontal translation. Brain Res, Apr 22 2010, 1326, 62-67.
  13. MA, C. W., F. X. ZHANG, C. H. LAI, S. K. LAI, et al. Postnatal expression of TrkB receptor in rat vestibular nuclear neurons responsive to horizontal and vertical linear accelerations. J Comp Neurol, Feb 15 2013, 521(3), 612-625.
  14. NG, O. T., L. W. CHEN, Y. S. CHAN AND K. K. YUNG Small interfering RNA specific for N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor 2B offers neuroprotection to dopamine neurons through activation of MAP kinase. Neurosignals,  2013, 21(1-2), 42-54.
  15. SUEN, M. F., W. S. CHAN, K. W. HUNG, Y. F. CHEN, et al. Assessments of the effects of nicotine and ketamine using tyrosine hydroxylase-green fluorescent protein transgenic zebrafish as biosensors. Biosens Bioelectron, Apr 15 2013, 42, 177-185.
  16. XIA, Y., B. Y. CHEN, X. L. SUN, L. DUAN, et al. Presence of proNGF-sortilin signaling complex in nigral dopamine neurons and its variation in relation to aging, lactacystin and 6-OHDA insults. Int J Mol Sci,  2013, 14(7), 14085-14104.
  17. YANG, W., Y. WONG, O. T. NG, L. P. BAI, et al. Inhibition of beta-amyloid peptide aggregation by multifunctional carbazole-based fluorophores. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl, Feb 20 2012, 51(8), 1804-1810.
  18. YE, L., C. H. YU, P. JIANG, L. QIU, et al. Fe3O4-in-silica super crystal of defined interstices for single protein molecules entrapment under magnetic flux. Chem Commun (Camb), Sep 28 2010, 46(36), 6699-6701.

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