Research Projects
Chinese Medicine for the Treatment of Obesity and Diabetic Mellitus


Programme(s) to which this project applies:

☑ MPhil/PhD ☒ MRes[Med] ☒ URIS
About the Project

This projects aims to understand the role of Chinese medicine formula in the prevention and treatment of obesity, diabetes and their complications in the context of immune and gut microbiota interaction. We target on the systematic interaction of gut-immune system, as well as gut-adipose tissue in animals and patients under the treatment of Chinese Medicine formula to elaborate the holistic content of the pharmacological action of Chinese Medicine in these metabolic diseases.

About the Supervisor

Professor YB Feng, School of Chinese Medicine

Biography
yfeng@hku.hk

Next Step?

For more information or to express interest for this project, please email the supervisor or the specified contact point in the project description.  Interested candidates are advised to enclose with your email:

  1. your CV,
  2. a brief description of your research interest and experience, and
  3. two reference letters (not required for HKUMed UG students seeking MRes[Med]/URIS projects).

Information on the research programme, funding support and admission documentations could be referenced online at the Research Postgraduate Admissions website.

General admission enquiries should be directed to rpgmed@hku.hk.