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Professor Chan, Ying Shing 陳應城

Title:
Dexter H C Man Family Professor in Medical Science
Senior Advisor to the Dean of Medicine
Head, Department of Physiology

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Professor Chan, Ying Shing 陳應城

Title:
Dexter H C Man Family Professor in Medical Science
Senior Advisor to the Dean of Medicine
Head, Department of Physiology

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Chan, Ying-shing

Biography
Professor Ying-Shing Chan graduated from The University of Hong Kong and received his postdoctoral training at the University of Pisa, Italy, and The Rockefeller University, USA. He is Dexter HC Man Professor in Medical Science, Senior Advisor to the Dean of Medicine. Head of Physiology, Director of Neuroscience Research Centre, and Co-Convenor of Strategic Research Theme on Neuroscience of The University of Hong Kong. He is also the Deputy Director of the Research Centre of Heart, Brain, Hormone and Healthy Aging of the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine.  He also served as the Associate Dean (Research) and Associate Dean (Academic Networking and Student Affairs) of the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine. Professor Chan is an elected Fellow of the Institute of Biology (UK).   He is the recipient of the First Medallion of the Australian Neuroscience Society.   He also received the Outstanding Researcher Award of The University of Hong Kong.   He has a long record of commitment to education and was awarded the Medical Faculty Teaching Medal and Outstanding Research Student Supervisor Award.   He served as Chair of International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) Asia-Pacific Regional Committee, President of Federation of Asian-Oceania Neuroscience Societies (FAONS), and President of The Hong Kong Society of Neurosciences.   He is currently Vice-President of The Chinese Association for Physiological Sciences.  He serves on the editorial boards of 12 scientific journals as well as international programme committees of congresses.    Professor Chan's research interests include synaptic mechanisms that drive developmental emergence of neural circuits for spatial recognition, and the exploitation of bone marrow stromal cell-derived glial cells in the assembly of functional neuronal circuits.
 
 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
Botelho, FP
2012-06-15Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) regulates the acquisition of vestibular-mediated spatial orientation in rats: Abstracts of Joint Scientific Meeting of The Hong Kong Society of Neurosciences & The Biophysical Society of Hong Kong : 43. [HK. June 14-15, 2012]
Research Achievement
Chen, W
Bai, ZT
Ng, KP
Ma, CW
2012-07-15(Excellent Poster Presentation Award). Topographic organization of thalamic neurons responsive to rotational and translational head movements. Int'l Conference of Physiological Sciences 2012.: Acta Physiologica Sinica
Research Achievement
KWAN, PY
Ma, CW
2014-06-12Certificate of Merit (Oral Presentation of poster): Physiology Symposium 2014 & Joint Scientific Conference of HKSN & BPHK.2014
Research Achievement
Chu, KH
Zhang, M
Szeto, YY
2011-06-11Best Poster Award: Sox10 is essential for inner ear gangliogenesis.: 2011 Hong Kong Inter-University Biochemistry Postgraduate Symposium, June 11, 2011
Research Achievement
KWAN, PY
Ma, CW
2013-11-24Best Poster Presentation Award: 9th Pan Pacific Connective Tissue Societies Symposium. 2013
Research Achievement
2013-12-01Guidance of DRG Neurons on the Fate Determination of Bone Marrow Stromal Cells to Myelinating Glia: 18th Research Postgraduate Symposium
Research Achievement
Chu, KH
Zhang, M
Szeto, YY
2010-05-15Best Poster Award: Sox10 mutation affects gliogenesis of the cochleo-vestibular ganglion: 2010 Hong Kong Inter-University Biochemistry Postgraduate Symposium, 15 May 2010
Research Achievement
Botelho, FP
Hu, H
2013-03-09(Sun Chieh Yeh Foundation Young Investigator Award). Brain-derived neurotrophic factor-mediated inhibitory neurotransmission regulates developmental acquisition of graviceptive behavior in rats: Abstracts of 8th Int’l Symp. on Healthy Aging: How to age with finesse 52
Research Achievement
Tai, WYE
Shea, GKH
Leung, HY
2011-03-05Cell-intrinsic switch to the fate commitment of bone marrow-derived Schwann cells: Abstracts of 6th International Symposium on Healthy Aging: A New Golden Age: 59 [HK. March 5-6, 2011]
Research Achievement
Cai, S
Fu, XB
2010-03-01Outstanding Abstract Prize (Poster Category): Research Center of Heart, Brain, Hormone & Healthy Aging
Research Achievement
Tsui, YP
2010-11-01Travel Award: The 16th International Conference of the International Society of Differentiation (ISD2010)
Research Achievement
Chu, KH
Zhang, M
Szeto, YY
2012-06-09Best Poster Award: Sox10 is essential for neural crest invasion in cochleo-vastibular ganglion.: 2012 Inter-University Postgraduate Symposium on Life Science, HKUST, Hong Kong, 9 June 2012.
Research Achievement
KWAN, PY
Ma, CW
2014-03-08Outstanding Abstract Prize (Poster Category): Ninth International Symposium on Healthy Aging. 2014
Research Achievement
2008-11-01First Medallion of the Australian Neuroscience Society
Research Achievement
Tsui, YP
Li, RSY
2011-03-01Poster Presentation Award: 6th International Symposium on Healthy Aging: A New Golden Age
Research Achievement
Tsui, YP
Ao, Q
Shea, GKH
2009-04-01First Prize in Oral Presentation: International Association of Neurorestoratology (IANR) 3rd Annual Meeting, 第三届国际神经修复学会年会
Research Achievement
Chu, KH
Zhang, M
Szeto, YY
2010-06-20Best Poster Award: Sox10 mutation affects cochleo-vestibular ganglion gliogenesis: 43rd Annual Meeting for the Japanese Society of Developmental Biologists, Kyoto, Japan, 20-23 June, 2010.
Research Achievement
KWAN, PY
Ma, CW
2013-06-14Second Place Award of Poster: Hong Kong - Taiwan Physiology Symposium. 2013
Research Achievement
WANG, B
Liu, Y
Chu, KH
Hui, CC
2013-06-15Best Poster Award: The roles of Irx3 and Irx5 in mammalian inner ear development: 2013 Hong Kong Inter-University Biochemistry Postgraduate Symposium, CUHK, Hong Kong, June 15, 2013.
Research Achievement
2011-02-26Outstanding Research Student Supervisor Award, HKU: HKU
Teaching Accomplishment
Tsui, YP
2010-11-01Travel Award: The 16th International Conference of the International Society of Differentiation (ISD2010)
Research Achievement
Han, L
Lai, SK
2013-01-11(Best Young Investigator Award). 5-HT-induced robust enhancement of neurotransmission in rat medial vestibular nucleus: Int’l Conference of Physiological Sciences 2012. Acta Physiologica Sinica
Research Achievement
Botelho, FP
2012-05-12The regulatory role of brain-derived neurotrophic factor on the development of vestibular-related spatial orientation in rats: Abstracts of 7th Int’l Symp. on Healthy Aging: Live Well, Age Well : 68 [HK March 3-4, 2012]
Research Achievement
Tsui, YP
2015-03-01Sun Chieh Yeh Young Investigator Award (Oral Category): Tenth International Symposium on Healthy Aging: A Decade of Positive Aging
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
06/2008ChairmanSymposium on Synaptic and Network Plasticity in Development and Learning in the 8th Biennial Meeting of Asia-Pacific Society of Neurochemistry
President; International RepresentativeHong Kong Society of Neurosciences
Standing Committee MemberChinese Society for Neuroscience
8/2001-11/2008Executive Committee MemberInternational Brain Research Organization (IBRO)
8/2001-11/2008ChairIBRO (Asia-Pacific Regional Committee)
03/2007Chairman2nd Int’l Symposium on Healthy Aging
04/2004ChairmanInt’l Symposium on Neural Plasticity, Development and Repair
10/2008International Program CommitteeBeijing Joint Conference of Physiological Sciences
10/2008ChairmamSymposium on Plasticity in Sensory Network Formation and Sensory Gating in the Beijing Joint Conference of Physiological Sciences
5/2009ChairmanPhysiology Symposium Across the Strait 2009
12/2006Chairman4th Congress of the Federation of Asian-Oceanian Neuroscience Societies
5/2009International Program Committee MemberNeural Coding 2009
10/2007Program Committee Member7th Congress of Chinese Society for Neuroscience
03/2006ChairmanInt’l Workshop on Cell and Tissue Therapy in Aging-related Diseases
11/2009Program Committee Member8th Biennial Congress of Chinese Society for Neuroscience
SecretaryHong Kong Brain Foundation
Council MemberAsia-Pacific Society for Neurochemistry
2/2010International Advisory Committee Member14th Scientific Conference of Thai Neuroscience
Standing Committee MemberChinese Association of Physiological Sciences
8/2004-3/2007PresidentFederation of Asian-Oceanian Neuroscience Societies
07/2007International Program Committee Member7th IBRO World Congress of Neuroscience
07/2005Chairman, Int’l Symposium on Cell Signaling and Imaging
ChairmanInstitute of Biology, UK (HK Branch)
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