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Professor Tan, Kathryn Choon Beng 陳俊明

Title:
Clinical Professor
Professor in Dept of Medicine
Sir David Todd Professorship in Medicine

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Tel:
2255 4045
Office:
QMH 422 

Professor Tan, Kathryn Choon Beng 陳俊明

Title:
Clinical Professor
Professor in Dept of Medicine
Sir David Todd Professorship in Medicine

Also Cited As:
Tan, K

Biography

Professor Tan’s research is in the field of lipidology and vascular biology. Another major research interest is in diabetes and its vascular complications. Along with her research team, she has focused on studying the pathophysiological role of post-translational modification derived products, such as advanced glycation end products, in the aging process and in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis and diabetic vascular complications. She is developing the use of these post-translational modification derived products as potential biomarkers and therapeutic targets.

 
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
since 2009Executive Board DirectorAsian Association for the Study of Diabetes
2007-2009ConvenorHong Kong Diabetes Advisory Board
since 2000MemberAdvisory board of the International Lipid Information Bureau
MemberDiabetes Hongkong
since 2003Council MemberAsian Pacific Society of Atherosclerosis and Vascular Disease
MemberAsian Pacific Society of Atherosclerosis and Vascular Disease
MemberOsteoporosis Society of Hong Kong
MemberThe British Hyperlipidaemia Association
since 2003Deputy ChairmanHKU/HA Hong Kong West Institutional Review Board
2003 - 2012Council MemberDiabetes Division, Hong Kong Society of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Reproduction
2005 - 2007ChairmanDiabetes Division, Hong Kong Society of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Reproduction
1996 - 1998Honorary SecretaryHong Kong Society of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Reproduction
1996 - 2012Council MemberHong Kong Society of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Reproduction
2007-2009Vice PresidentHong Kong Society of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Reproduction
2009-2011PresidentHong Kong Society of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Reproduction
MemberAmerican Heart Association Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology
2005 - 2013Board MemberSpecialty Board in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Hong Kong College of Physicians
since 2003Honorary TreasurerHong Kong Atherosclerosis Society
since 2000ConvenorInsulin Utilisation Adversory Group
since 2005ExaminerSpecialty Board in Advanced Internal Medicine
2002 - 2006Council MemberInstitute of Cardiovascular Science and Medicine
MemberAmerican Heart Association Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences
FellowCentre of Endocrinology and Diabetes
since 2005MemberThe Course Development and Review Committee of the Post-registration Certificate Course in Diabetes Nursing
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