School of Biomedical Sciences
The Chinese University of Hong Kong 香港中文大學

Associate Professor

B.Sc., Ph.D.

Telephone:  39436842

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 325A, Lo Kwee-Seong Integrated Biomedical Sciences Building, Area 39, CUHK


  1. Axonal injury and regeneration of the central nervous system
  2. Ischemic injury of the retina
  3. Comparative study of retinas of animals
  1. Cho EYP and So KF (1992), Characterization of the sprouting response of axon-like processes from retinal ganglion cells after axotomy in adult hamsters: A model using intravitreal implantation of a peripheral nerve, Journal of Neurocytology 21: 589-603
  2. Cho EYP and So KF (1993), Sprouting of axon-like processes from axotomized retinal ganglion cells is influenced by the distance of axotomy from the cell body and the mode of transplantation of the peripheral nerve, Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience 6: 29-34
  3. Lei JL, Lau KC, So KF, Cho EYP and Tay D (1995), Morphological plasticity of axotomized retinal ganglion cells following intravitreal transplantation of a peripheral nerve segment, Journal of Neurocytology 24: 497-506
  4. Yu MC, Cho EYP, Luo CB, Li WW, Shen WZ and Yew DT (1996), Immunohistochemical studies of GABA and parvalbumin in the developing human cerebellum, Neuroscience 70: 267-276
  5. Kong WC and Cho EYP (1999), Antibodies against neurofilament subunits label retinal ganglion cells but not displaced amacrine cells of hamsters, Life Sciences 64: 1773-1778
  6. Lai MY and Cho EYP (1999), Regenerative sprouting of retinal ganglion cells of adult hamsters induced by the epineurium of a peripheral nerve, Brain Research 823: 241-248
  7. Cho EYP, Choi HL and Chan FL (2002), Expression pattern of glycoconjugates in rat retina as analyzed by lectin histochemistry, Histochemical Journal 34: 589-600
  8. Su HX and Cho EYP (2003), Sprouting of axon-like processes from axotomized retinal ganglion cells induced by normal and pre-injured intravitreal optic nerve grafts, Brain Research 991: 150-162
  9. Wong WK, Cheung AWS and Cho EYP (2006), Lens epithelial cells promote regrowth of retinal ganglion cells in culture and in vivo, NeuroReport 17: 699-704
  10. Lorke DE, Lu G, Cho EYP and Yew DT (2006), Serotonin 5-HT2A and 5-HT6 receptors in the prefrontal cortex of Alzheimer and normal aging patients, BMC Neuroscience 7: 36
  11. Sha O, Kwong WH, Cho EYP, Yew DTW and Ng TB (2008), Different neuronal toxicity of single-chain ribosome-inactivating proteins on the rat retina, Toxicon 51: 45-53
  12. Chung KH and Cho EYP (2010), The Griffonia simplicifolia I isolectin B4 and tomato lectin recognize astrocytes instead of microglia in adult hamster retina, Neuroembryology ad Aging 5: 166-181
  13. Tong WM, Sha O, Ng TB, Cho EYP and Kwong WH (2012), Different in vitro toxicity of ribosome-inactivating proteins (Rips) on sensory neurons and Schwann Cells, Neuroscience Letters 524: 89-94
  14. Liu X, Sha O and Cho EYP (2013), Remote ischemic postconditioning promotes the survival of retinal ganglion cells after optic nerve injury, Journal of Molecular Neuroscience 51: 639-646
  15. Wong WK, Cheung AWS, Yu SW, Sha O and Cho EYP (2014), Hepatocyte Growth Factor promotes long-term survival and axonal regeneration of retinal ganglion cells after optic nerve injury-comparison with CNTF and BDNF, CNS Neuroscience and Therapeutics 20: 916-929
  16. Niu J, Li C, Wu H, Feng X, Su Q, Li S, Zhang L, Yew DTW, Cho EYP and Sha O (2015), Propidium iodide (PI) stains Nissl bodies and may serve as a quick marker for total neuronal cell count, Acta Histochemica (