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

Two members of the Developmental and Regenerative Biology (DRB) Program of SBS, including Prof. Chan Wai-yee, Li Ka Shing Professor of Biomedical Sciences, and Prof. Jiang Yangzi, Research Assistant Professor, have recently been funded in the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)/Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme (JRS). Their funded research projects are as below:

Principal investigator Project title
Prof. Chan Wai-yee Study the Roles of Mitochondrial DNA Methylation in Regulating Nucleoid Phase Separation and Transcription Modulation
Prof. Jiang Yangzi Grancalcin+ Immune Cells in Osteoarthritis: Cellular and Molecular Targets for Future Intervention

The Scheme aims to promote collaboration between researchers and research teams in Hong Kong and the Mainland on the basis of complementing the existing strengths of both sides. We would like to extend our heartiest congratulations to Prof. Chan and Prof. Jiang on their remarkable achievements and wish them continued success in their research endeavours.

The related coverage by the Communications and Public Relations Office, CUHK can be viewed HERE.

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Prof. Chan Wai-yee and Prof. Jiang Yangzi