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Research - Cell Therapy & Tissue Engineering

Professor HF Tse, Department of Medicine
Professor RA Li, Department of Physiology


Name of Member Membership
School of Biomedical Sciences  Professor Ying-Shing  Chan Investigator & Deputy Director
Dr Jeng-Haur  Chen Investigator
Professor Sookja K  Chung Investigator
Dr Man-Lung Fung Investigator
Dr Cora SW Lai Investigator
Professor Ronald A Li Associate
Dr Bin Lin Investigator
Dr Stephen YW Shiu Investigator
Professor George SW  Tsao Associate
Professor Wutian Wu Associate
Dr Henry KF    Yip  Investigator
Professor Daisy  Shum Associate
Dr Kwok-Ming  Yao Associate
Medicine Professor Bernard MY Cheung Investigator
Dr Tommy Cheung Investigator
Dr Jo Jo SH Hai  Investigator
Professor CP  Lau Associate
Dr Judith CW  Mak Investigator
Dr Temy  Mok Associate
Dr  KM  Ng Investigator
Dr David CW  Siu Investigator
Professor HF Tse Investigator & Deputy Director
Ophthalmology Dr Qizhou   Lian Investigator
Dr  Alex  Ng Investigator
Dr Jennifer Shum Investigator
Professor KF  So Associate
Pathology Professor Sidney Tam Associate
Existing research projects
  • Hypoxia-mediated differentiation of embryonic stem cells into cardiomyocytes

  • Functional regulation of pancreatic beta cell gene

  • Ion channels and cell proliferation in human cardiac fibroblasts

  • Genetic enrichment of cardiac derivatives from human embryonic stem cells

  • Human embryonic and inducible pluriopotent stem cells: generation and applications

  • Chitosan conduits seeded with stem cell-derived glial cells enhance nerve regeneration

  • Autologous pigment epithelial cells for intraocular transplantation

  • Intra-arterial mesenchymal stem cell transplantation after retinal ischemia-reperfusion injury
Meetings/ seminars held
Feb 7, 2006 Topic: Differentiation of Embryonic Stem Cells (ESCs) into Cardiomyocytes: Roles of Hypoxia and Calcium
Member: Dr ML Fung, Department of Physiology
May 4, 2006 Topic:
Enabling technologies for cell therapy & tissue engineering
Speaker: Dr Barbara Chan, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Sep 8, 2006 Topic: Fixing the broken heart with human embryonic stem cells: A platform for multi-disciplinary research
Speaker: Dr RA Li, Department of Medicine
5 May 2010 Topic:
The Promises of Stem Cell Medicine
What are the realities? What are the difficult questions?
Speaker: Professor Renee A. Reijo Pera
Director, Stanford Center for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research & Education
Institute for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
Director of Basic and Translational Research Women's Health at Stanford
Director of Reproductive Biology and Stem Cell Program
8 Jul 2010
Topic: Generation of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells from Multiple Tissues
Speaker: Professor Miguel Angel EstebanStem Cell and Cancer Biology Group
Key Laboratory of Regenerative Biology
South China Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou , China


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