TANG Mei Kuen Florence


B.V.M., M.Phil., Ph.D., RegVetSurg

Telephone:  3943 6836

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 610L, Choh-Ming Li Basic Medical Sciences Building, CUHK


  1. Teaching Anatomy and Physiology
  2. Development of e-learning and m-learning teaching coursewares for blended learning
  3. Studying the facilitation of students' learning processes
  4. Studying in stem cells and regenerative medicine research
  1. DQ Cai, KM Chan, MK Tang and KKH Lee (1999), Calcification of patellar tendon in healing process after removal its central one-third, Sport Science 2: 68-71
  2. KKH Lee, MK Tang, DT Yew, PH Chow, SP Yee, C Schmeider and C Brancolini (1999), gas2 is a multifunctional gene involved in the regulation of apoptosis and chondrogenesis in the developing mouse limb, Developmental Biology 207: 14-25
  3. MK Tang, KKH Lee, KC Leung, K Muneoka and V Ngo-Muller (2000), BMP-4 requires the presence of the digits to initiate programmed cell death in the limb interdigital tissues, Developmental Biology 218:89-98.
  4. KKH Lee, AKC Leung, MK Tang, DQ Cai, C Schneider, C Brancolini and PH Chow (2001), Functions of the Growth Arrest Specific 1 Gene in the Development of the Mouse Embryo, Developmental Biology 234: 188-203.
  5. WH Kwong, MK Tang, DT Yew, JYH Chan, DQ Cai, WM Tong and KKH Lee (2001), FGF-8b stimulated myogenic cell proliferation is suppressed by the PML gene, Biological Signals and Receptors 10(5): 285-293
  6. KKH Lee, DQ Cai, MK Tang, KF Tsang, WH Kwong and PH Chow (2003), Growth Arrest-Specific 2 Gene Expression during Patella Tendon Healing, Cells Tissues Organs 173: 138-146.
  7. MK Tang, M Li, PH Chow, JYH Chan and KKH Lee (2004), Heart-type fatty acid binding proteins are up-regulated during terminal differentiation of mouse cardiomyocytes, as revealed by proteomic analysis, Cell Tissue Research 316(3): 339-347
  8. DQ Cai, KKH Lee, M Li, MK Tang and KM Chan (2004), Ubiquitin Expression is up-regulated in human and rat skeletal muscles during aging, Arch Biochem Biophys 425(1): 42-50
  9. SW Shan, MK Tang, DQ Cai, YL Chui, PH Chow, L Grotewold and KKH Lee (2005), Comparative proteomic analysis identifies Protein disulfide isomerase and Peroxiredoxin 1 as new players involved in embryonic interdigital cell death, Developmental Dynamics 233(2):266-281
  10. MK Tang, CM Wang, SW Shan, YL Chui, AK Ching, PH Chow and KKH Lee (2006), Comparative proteomic analysis reveals a function of the novel death receptor-associated protein BRE in the regulation of Prohibitin and p53 expression and proliferation, Proteomics 2006(6): 2376-2385
  11. Y Liu , MK Tang , DQ Cai , M Li , WM Wong , PH Chow and KKH Lee (2007), Cyclin I and p53 are differentially expressed during the terminal differentiation of the postnatal mouse heart, Proteomics 2007(7): 23-32
  12. HB Chen, K Pan, MK Tang, YL Chui, L Chen, ZJ Su, ZY Shen, E M Li, W Xie and KKH Lee (2008), Comparative proteomic analysis reveals differentially expressed proteins regulated by a potential tumor promoter, BRE, in human esophageal carcinoma cells, Biochem. Cell Biol. 86(4): 302–311
  13. MK Tang, G-J Liu, YL Chui, JYH Chan and KKH Lee (2009), Livers over-expressing BRE transgene are under heightened state of stress-response, as revealed by comparative proteomics, Proteomics: Clinical Application 3: 1362-1370
  14. WWY Yau, MK Tang, E Chen, Y Yao, IWC Wong and KKH Lee (2010), Cardiogenol C can induce Mouse Hair Bulge Progenitor Cells to Transdifferentiate into Cardiomyocyte-like Cells, Proteomic Science 9(1): 3
  15. Z Li, XY Shen, L Cao, ZQ Yuan, SY Chen, X Zheng, MK Tang, KK Lee and DQ Cai (2011), Bone morphogenetic protein 2 improves patellar tendon healing by promoting migration and proliferation of tenocytes, Chinese Science Bulletin 56(13): 1361-1369
  16. MK Tang, YJ Liang, JY Chan, SW Wong, E Chen, Y Yao, J Gan, L Xiao, HC Leung, HF Kung, H Wang and KK Leung (2013), Promyelocytic leukemia (PML) protein plays important roles in regulating cell adhesion, morphology, proliferation and migration, PLoS ONE 8(3): e59477
  17. E Chen, MK Tang, Y Yao, WW Yau, LM Lo, X Yang, YL Chui, J Chan and KK Lee (2013), Silencing BRE expression in human umbilical cord perivascular (HUCPV) progenitor cells accelerates osteogenic and chondrogenic differentiation, PLoS ONE 8(7): e67896
  18. WP Tsang, Y Shu, PL Kwok, F Zhang, KK Lee, MK Tang, G Li, KM Chan, WY Chan and C Wan (2013), CD146( ) human umbilical cord perivascular cells maintain stemness under hypoxia and as a cell source for skeletal regeneration, PLoS ONE 8(10): e76153
  19. MK Tang, LM Li, WT Shi, Y Yao, HSS Lee and KKH Lee (2014), Transient acid treatment cannot induce neonatal somatic cells to become pluripotent stem cells, F1000 Research 2014(3): 102
  20. Florence MK Tang, Olivia MY Ngan, Jin Yan, Alex LK Yung, Joseph YC Leung, Daisy MH Chen, Judy TS Lo, Prinpom CW Lau and Eva SL Cheung (2014), The development of teaching courseware for blended learning in anatomy: A pilot study, Teaching and Learning Innovation Expo 2014, CUHK: 50-57