Research Projects
Chinese Medicine Compounds in the Treatment of Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Programme(s) to which this project applies:

☑ MPhil/PhD ☒ MRes[Med] ☒ URIS

This project aims to discover novel and effective natural compounds from Chinese herbal Medicine which has been proven to have anti-tumour effect in the clinical treatment of human hepatocellular carcinoma. We established platform in studying the pharmacological effects of Chinese Medicine compounds on the initiation, progression, metastasis, stemness and immune and metabolic reprogramme of human hepatocellular carcinoma.

Professor YB Feng, School of Chinese Medicine


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

HKUMed MBBS students interested in the Master of Research in Medicine (MRes[Med]) programme may visit the programme website for more information.  

HKUMed UG students interested in the Undergraduate Research Internship Scheme (URIS) may visit the scheme’s website for more information.