Dr Wong, Gordon Tin Chun 黃田鎮
Dr Gordon Wong is currently a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Anaesthesiology, The University of Hong Kong. He is also an Assistant Dean (Admissions) of the LKS Faculty of Medicine, an Honorary Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy and an Honorary Consultant at Queen Mary Hospital. He graduated in 1994 with a MBBS (Hons II) and BSc(Med) from the University of Sydney and obtained his specialist qualifications in Anaesthesiology in 2002. He worked as a Clinical Fellow at Imperial College London and University of Toronto before joining HKU in 2005, and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2013. He has published 35 peer-reviewed articles and his research has been related to different areas of perioperative care including pharmacological organ protection against ischaemia reperfusion injury. He has elucidated several modes and mechanisms by which clinically used opioids can confer protection for the heart and liver during surgery and has shown that the use of the short acting opioids clinically can reduce myocardial damage following cardiac bypass surgery. He has now shifted his research focus towards the cerebral effects of commonly used anaesthesia agents. He is currently studying the effect of intravenous agents on neuronal tau protein phosphorylation and piloting studies on using different agents to maintain cognitive performance post anaesthesia.
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|2014-05-01||Resident Abstract Award Finalist: "Propofol Confers Cardioprotection via HO-1 Dependent STAT3 Activation in Normal Rats but via Adiponectin Dependent STAT3 Activation in Type 1 Diabetic Rats": International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) (ANESTH ANALG )||Research Achievement|
|2010-06-01||2010 Richard Knill Competition Award: Canadian Anesthesiologist's Society||Research Achievement|
|2011-06-01||"The Synergy of Antioxidants N-Acetylcysterine And Allopurinol Enhances Cardiac Adiponectin Activation And Reduces Postischemic Myocardial Reperfusion Injury In Streptozotocin -Induced Diabetic Rats". International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) 2011 annual meeting. Best of Category Abstract Award: International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS)||Research Achievement|
|2015-02-01||Finalist for Best Free Communication: Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference||Research Achievement|
|2017-01-01||Benefit to the older people who train and work as exercise coaches (PI, $50K): Queen Mary Hospital Training & Research Assistance Scheme||Research Achievement|
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|6/2015 to present||Member, Credentials Subcommitte||Hong Kong Medical Council|
|11/2014 to present||Member of the Alliance for simulation||HKJC Innovative Learning Centre for Medicine of HKAM|
|5/2002 to present||Fellow||Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthestist|
|11/2006 to present||Member / Fellow||Hong Kong College of Anaesthesiologists|
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