Association of epidermal growth factor with cigarette smoking and helicobacter pylori on the pathogenesis of peptic ulcer
Professor Cho, Chi Hin (Principal investigator)
Professor Lam Shiu Kum (Co-Investigator)
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
General Research Fund (GRF)
To delineate the association of EGF (also polyamines) with the ulcerogenic actions of cigarette smoking and HP; to design a better therapeutic strategy and rationale in the treatment of peptic ulcers in cigarette smokers and in patients with HP infection.