Dr. Andrew Chi-Kin Law

The University of Hong Kong (China)

Clinical Assistant Professor



2002 Ph.D., McGill University, Neurological Sciences

1995 M.D., Saint Louis University School of Medicine

1993 M.Phil., University of Cambridge, Physiology

1990 B.Sc.(Hons), University of Toronto, Pharmacology and Human Biology

Publications (Selected)

  1. Lau, W., Mak, J.C-W., Chan, K-H., Law, A.C.K. (2012). Cigarette smoke-induced cerebral cortical interleukin-6 elevation is not mediated through oxidative stress. Neurotox Res 22 (2): 170-176.
  2. Lau, W.K.W., Chan S.C.H., Law, A.C.K., Ip, M.S.M., Mak, J.C-W (2012). The role of MAPK and Nrf2 pathways in ketanserin-elicited attenuation of cigarette smoke-induced IL-8 production in human bronchial epithelial cells. Toxicol Sci 125(2): 569-577.
  3. Wuwongse, S., Chang, R.C.C., Law, A.C.K. (2010). The putative neurodegenerative links between depression and Alzheimer’s disease. Progress in Neurobiology 91 (4): 362-375.
  4. Law, A., Gauthier, S., and Quirion, R. (2003). Alterations of nitric oxide synthase activity in young and aged apolipoprotein E-knockout mice. Neurobiology of Aging, 24: 1, 187-190.
  5. Law, A., O’Donnell, J., Gauthier, S., and Quirion, R. (2002). Neuronal and inducible nitric oxide synthases expressions and activities in young adult, aged-cognitively unimpaired, and aged-cognitively impaired Long-Evans rats. Neuroscience, 112: 2, 267-275.
  6. Law, A., Zheng, W.-H., Gauthier, S., and Quirion, R. (2002). Alterations of neuronal and inducible nitric oxide synthases expressions and activities in Alzheimer’s disease brains. Brain Aging, 2: 1, 34-41.
  7. Law, A., Gauthier, S., Quirion, R. (2001). Neuroprotective and neurorescuing effects of isoform-specific nitric oxide synthase inhibitors, nitric oxide scavenger, and antioxidant against beta-amyloid toxicity. British Journal of Pharmacology, 133: 7, 1114-1124.
  8. Law, A., Gauthier, S., Quirion, R. (2001). Say NO to Alzheimer’s disease: the putative links between nitric oxide and dementia of the Alzheimer’s type. Brain Research Review, 35: 1, 73-96.
  9. Law, A., Doré, S., Blackshaw, S., Gauthier, S., Quirion, R. (2000). Alteration of expression levels of neuronal nitric oxide synthase and haem oxygenase-2 messenger RNA in the hippocampi and cortices of young adult and aged cognitively unimpaired and impaired Long-Evans rats. Neuroscience, 100: 4, 769-775.
  10. Bower, E.A. & Law, A.C.K. (1993). The effects of Nw-nitro-L-arginine methyl ester, sodium nitroprusside and noradrenaline on venous return in the anaesthetized cat. British Journal of Pharmacology, 108, 933-940.

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