Professor, Department of Biology
Tel: (852) 3411 7060
Professor Yung received his DPhil from the University of Oxford, UK in Neuroscience in 1995. He then joined the Department of Biology of Hong Kong Baptist University and started his lab. His current research mainly focuses on the neurobiology and neuropharmacology of neurodegenerative diseases. His studies have won several international innovation awards. Professor Yung has published so far over 120 SCI journal papers and has 3800 citations with H-index of 34. Professor Yung was the Associate Head of Department of Biology and sat on the Advisory Board of School of Chinese Medicine in Hong Kong Baptist University. Professor Yung is Former President of The Hong Kong Movement Disorder Society. Professor Yung is also the current Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Biotechnology Organization, Vice President of the Hong Kong Society of Neurosciences and Council member of the Hong Kong Brain Foundation. Professor Yung is also the Executive Associate Dean of Graduate School and the Director of Golden Meditech Center for NeuroRegeneration Sciences.
Main research interests
• Neurobiology and neuropharmacology
• Stem cell therapy and technology
• Environmental neuroscience
For more details on Prof. Yung’s research projects and publications, please visit http://biol.hkbu.edu.hk/?page_id=817