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Dr Wang, Yu 汪玉

Title:
Associate Professor

Biography

After obtaining PhD degree in Proteomics and Biomedical Sciences from the University of Auckland, Dr Wang worked as a research Fellow in Maurice Wilkins Centre for Molecular Biodiscovery and helped with the establishment of the Proteomics Research Facility. In 2004, Dr Wang joined Genome Research Center [Center for Genomic Sciences] and Department of Biochemistry in University of Hong Kong. She had made a major contribution to the development of Proteomics Research and the establishment of various Biomarker Discovery platforms. In 2008, Dr Wang joined Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy in University of Hong Kong as a Faculty member. Dr Wang has published four book chapters and over 130 research articles in internationally peer-reviewed journals, with an average citation of 35.78/article, and obtained five US patents. Her research on aging, obesity and diabetes has been well recognized internationally. Dr Wang is among the top 1% highly cited scientists according to ISI Essential Science Indicators.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2011-06-01Universitas 21 Fellowship: The University of Hong Kong
Others
2006-01-01Best Oral Presentation Award: 11th Medical Research Conference 2006
Research Achievement
Liu, J
Chen, J
Shepherd, PR
2011-11-01Cholesterol-induced mammary tumorigenesis is enhanced by adiponectin deficiency: role of LDL receptor upregulation: The 18th Hong Kong International Cancer Conference
Research Achievement
Herath, MTDKH
Darveau, R
Wong, CY
2010-07-01IADR/Lion Dental Research Award for Junior Investigator (co-author) for P. gingivalis LPS heterogeneity modulates Immuno-inflammatory response in gingival fibroblasts: International Association for Dental Research (IADR), 88th General Session and Exhibition, Barcelona, Spain, July, 2010
Research Achievement
2010-02-01Research Output Prize
Research Achievement
2012-03-01Research Output Prize: The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Herath, MTDKH
Darveau, R.P.
Wang, C.Y.
2011-10-012011 International Association for Dental Research (IADR) - South East Asia Division /Unilever Hatton Divisional Award (Senior category), Singapore (Primary Supervisor for Ms. H.M.T.D.K. Herath, a PhD student): IADR - South East Asia Division
Research Achievement
2014-12-01National Science and Technology Awards of Advanced Individual, Shenzhen Virtual University Park: The Science Technology and Innovation Committee of Shenzhen Municipality
Research Achievement
Hui, X
Gu, P
Zhang, J
2016-07-012016 Research Output Award: The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
03/2014-presentMemberAmerican Chemical Society
05/2005-presentMemberAmerican Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
01/2014-presentMemberAmerican Heart Association
06/2001-presentMemberAmerican Diabetes Association Professional Section
10/2004-presentMemberAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science
05/2008-presentMemberHong Kong Pharmacology Society
06/2011-presentMemberBritish Pharmacological Society
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