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Li Ka Shing School of Professional and Continuing Education (LiPACE) People People (Key Staff) Staff profile
Dr. U Kin Pong 余建邦博士
PhD UCL, MRes Imperial College London, BSc (Hons) University of Newcastle Upon Tyne
Li Ka Shing School of Professional and Continuing Education


Teaching Areas & Research Interests

  • Stem Cell Biology
  • Human Pathophysiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Molecular Biology
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Developmental Neuroscience
  • Aging
  • Cancer Biology
  • Translational Medicine

Academic & Professional Experience

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

  • Ferretti, P., Lange, S., U, K.P. and Raivich, G. Deimination in the developing CNS - role in its response to traumatic and hypoxic injury". In: Protein Deimination in Human Health and Disease (Bhattacharya, Sanjoy; Nicholas, Anthony (Eds.), Chapter 12. Springer ISBN 978-1-4614-8316-8.

Journal Articles

  • Bai, S.S., Lu, X., Pan, Q., Wang, B., U, K.P., Yang, Y.K., Wang, H.X., Lin, S., Feng, L., Wang, Y., Li, Y.C., Lin, W., Wang, Y.J., Zhang, X.T., Li, Y., Li, L., Yang, Z.M., Wang, M., Lee, Y.W., Jiang, X. Cranial bone transport promotes angiogenesis, neurogenesis and modulates meningeal lymphatic function in acute ischemic stroke rats. Nature Neuroscience (Submitted)
  • Huang, J.W. U, K.P., Yang, F.Y., Weng, Z.H., Tsang, L.L., Wan, C., Jiang, X. Human pluripotent stem cell-derived ectomesenchymal stromal cells promote functional recovery after hypoxia-ischemic brain damage via activating ERK/CREB axis. Theranostic 2021
  • Lo, H.T., U, K.P., Yiu, T.L., Lee, Y.W. Sarcopenia: Current treatments and new regenerative therapeutic approaches. Journal of Orthopaedic Translation. 2020; 23: 38-52.
  • Huang, B., Wang, B., Yuk-Wai Lee, W., U, K.P., Leung, K.T., Li, X., Liu, Z., Chen, R., Lin, J.C., Tsang LL, Liu B, Ruan, Y.C., Chan, H.C., Li, G., Jiang, X. KDM3A and KDM4C Regulate Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Senescence and Bone Aging via Condensin-mediated Heterochromatin Reorganization. iScience. 2019; 21:375-390
  • Lam, S.K., Yan, S., Xu, S., U, K.P., Cheng, P.N., Ho, J.C. Endogenous arginase 2 as a potential biomarker for PEGylated arginase 1 treatment in xenograft models of squamous cell lung carcinoma. Oncogenesis. 2019; 8(3):18
  • Liu, S., U, K.P., Zhang, J., Tsang, L.L., Huang, J., Tu, S.P., Jiang, X. R-spodin2 enhances canonical Wnt signaling to maintain the stemness of glioblastoma cells. Cancer Cell Int. 2018; 18: 156.
  • Lam, S.K., U, K.P., Li, Y.Y., Xu, S., Cheng, P.N., Ho, J.C. Inhibition of ornithine decarboxylase 1 facilitates pegylated arginase treatment in lung adenocarcinoma xenograft models. Oncol Rep. 2018; 40(4): 1994-2004.
  • U, K.P., Subramanian, V., Nicholas, A.P., Thompson, P.R., Ferretti, P. Modulation of calcium-induced cell death in human neural stem cells by the novel peptidylarginine deiminase-AIF pathway. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2014 Jun;1843(6):1162-71

Selected Professional & Community Services

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