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|☑ MPhil/PhD||☒ MRes[Med]||☑ URIS|
Our group has been investigating the molecular mechanisms and cellular changes underlying post-operative neuroinflammation using different animal models. Neuroinflammation is pivotal to a number of neurodegenerative diseases and more recently thought to contribute to the development of perioperative neurocognitive disorders (PND). Perioperative neurocognitive disorders is the umbrella term describing cognitive dysfunction and decline that develops after surgery. An understanding of the changes and mechanisms involved in the genesis of this pathophysiological development will enable development of targeted therapeutic approach towards its prevention and treatment.
Dr GTC Wong, Department of Anaesthesiology
Dr Gordon Wong is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Anaesthesiology and is an clinician scientist with a research interest in perioperative changes to the brain and its response to different pharmacological and non pharmacological interventions. He collaborates with neuroscientists in HKU and abroad has published in international peer reviewed journals.
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